Weighing in at 47GB on PC and 36GB on PS4, which was the only platform that let you pre-download the update early, the change to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare and Warzone marks the beginning of Season 5.
Season 5 opens up Verdansk stadium, which dominates the center of the map and is sure to become a new hot spot for players who love to drop in contested areas. Season 5 will also be treat players to a swathe of new unlocks, customizations and Operators to grab as part of the game’s battle pass.
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If you're planning on downloading the Season 5 update on PS4, you’ll need to clear 120GB of space. Activision’s support website reads: "Approximately 120GB of free space will be required for the pre-download.”
You'll only be downloading the 36GB patch, however, and not 120GB. Nevertheless, you'll need to reserve a lot of space for the popular first-person shooter.
So why weren't players able to pre-download the monster update on Xbox One or PC? Well, according to publisher Activision: "Xbox does not support the ability to pre-download. Similarly, Battle.net does not currently support pre-downloads for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare or Warzone."
We already know that you can pre-load games on both those platforms, but it seems that they’re incapable of pre-downloading an update, which might actually be a first for this generation.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare feels like it requires a 30GB+ update every couple of weeks, and seemingly won’t be happy until it’s eaten up all the space on your hard drive so it’s the only game left.
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