Metroid Dread’s File Size Is Smaller Than First Thought

Your SD card will be delighted.

Updated details on Nintendo’s official website have revealed Metroid Dread‘s initial file size, and it’s actually considerably smaller than was initially expected.

Immediately after the game’s reveal during this year’s E3, Nintendo’s website listed Metroid Dread for pre-order, indicating that its eventual file size would be 6.9GB. Now, as spotted by Nintendo Everything, that figure has changed to just 4.1GB in the US – a decrease in size of around 40%. Incidentally, the file size is a slightly larger 4.2GB in Europe.

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