Mass Effect: Andromeda will be a hefty download on consoles when it launches next week, but some fans have been able to expedite the process with an unannounced preload.
Images have been tweeted out by gamers whose systems have begun preloading the RPG, showing off the game’s file size. The PlayStation 4 version of the game will take up 42.9GB of space, while the Xbox One version clocks in around 42.2GB. The preload has apparently only started for certain players and no official announcement regarding the function has been made.
— Donnan Mallon (@DOBRO96) March 2, 2017
Turned on my PS4 and the Mass Effect: Andromeda preload started. pic.twitter.com/g2WG0jZiRj
— Hasemo (@Hasemo) March 14, 2017
As for the PC version, developer Bioware recently detailed the game’s recommended PC specs, through which the game’s PC file size of about 55GB was also revealed.
Mass Effect: Andromeda is launching March 21st on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC, with Deluxe Editions available at launch that will offer additional bonuses. Xbox One and PC fans can jump into the experience early on March 16th thanks to the upcoming EA/Origin Access trial.
Source: r/PS4 on Reddit