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Call of Duty: Vanguard file size for PC, PS5, Xbox Series X|S, and more

Here is all the information on CoD Vanguard file sizes for each platform so you know how much room you need to clear.

CoD Vanguard file size: a WW2 soldier aims his weapon, witha burning building in the background

 Post-launch updates have increased the file size by varying amounts for each platform. These downloads are required if you wish to play the game online.

Call of Duty: Vanguard had players quaking in their boots at the prospect of another mammoth Call of Duty game taking up even more precious storage space. After all, the games just seem to get bigger and bigger. Thankfully though, the CoD Vanguard file size wasn’t nearly as big as previous Call of Duty games.

Thanks to some technological upgrades, Sledgehammer Games managed to reduce file sizes considerably when compared to the likes of Black Ops Cold War and 2019’s Modern Warfare.

So, how much storage space did you need for Call of Duty: Vanguard? Well, at launch, your Vanguard file size ranged from 54.6GB to 64.1GB, depending on which platform you were on. To help you see exactly how much space you’ll need, we’ve got all the information broken down for you below. Remember, post-launch updates have made the file size larger over the game’s lifespan, so you’ll need slightly more than you expect.

Here is the base Call of Duty: Vanguard file size for each platform.

Vanguard PS5 file size

Call of Duty: Vanguard’s file size for PS5 is 64.13GB when you download it, but it will require 89.84GB of storage on your hard drive. This is the largest file size of all the console versions of the game.

Vanguard PS4 file size

The Call of Duty: Vanguard PS4 file size is 54.65GB but it will need a whopping 93.12GB of storage space in total. Despite being a smaller download, the PS4 version will take up more room on your hard drive than the PS5 version.

Vanguard Xbox Series X|S file size

Call of Duty: Vanguard’s Xbox Series X|S file size comes in at 61GB, and requires no extra storage space like the PlayStation versions do. That means you’ve got loads of room to squeeze in plenty of the best Xbox Series X games. Well, unless downloading the post-launch updates eat that up.

Vanguard preload time: A soldier yells as he fires his submachine gun, with another soldier covering him from behind

Vanguard Xbox One file size

Call of Duty: Vanguard will have an Xbox One file size of 56.6GB, and once again requires no extra room on your hard drive once it’s downloaded.

Vanguard PC file size

The Vanguard PC file size starts at as little as 36 GB at launch for the standard edition. For those wanting to play the game with competitive settings or in 4K resolution, this can be as high as 61 GB before additional updates.

Vanguard preload time

Players could preload Call of Duty: Vanguard as early as October 28, 2021, more than a week before the actual Vanguard release date arrived. Here is a rundown of the preload times for each platform.

PS4 and PS5 Vanguard preloads started on October 28, 2021, at 9 PM PT in North America and South America. For other regions, preloads began at midnight in your respective local time zone on October 29, 2021.

Xbox One and Xbox Series XS Vanguard preloads began for all regions on October 28, 2021, at 9 PM PT. For other time zones, that worked out as October 29 at midnight ET/ October 29 at 5 AM BST.

PC Vanguard preloads began on November 2, 2021, at 10 AM PT.

So that’s all the information on Call of Duty: Vanguard’s file sizes if you’re downloading one of the best FPS games of yesteryear.