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Preload Start Schedule For PS4, PS5, PC, XBOX One
Preload Starts Differently For Different Planforms
Preload times will vary across different platforms that you choose to play the game on. The starting time can be as early as Nov.5 or as late as Nov.12 depending on which platform you've picked.
Must Have Pre-Ordered The Game
Pre-loads are available only to players that pre-ordered any digital editions of the game. Aside from being able to preload the game early, digital preorder copies also reward Confrontations Weapon Pack upon release.Which Editions Should I Buy?
Preload Time For Playstation 4 & XBOX ONE
|Start Time||November 5, 21:00 PM PT|
Owners of Playstation 4 & XBOX ONE get to preload the game earliest, starting as soon as Nov. 5. Make sure you have enough memory space in your console hard drives for preload & additional updates arriving on launch day.
Preload Time For Next Gen Consoles (PS5 Etc.)
|XBOX Series X, S||November 10|
|PlayStation 5||November 12|
Next gen console pre-load time will depend on the platform, but mostly takes place only a few days before the official release. If you are lucky enough to get your hands on a next gen console, the pre-load time starts as soon as Nov.10.
Preload Time For PC
|Start Time||November 10, 10:00 AM PT|
Preload Time For PC arrives at the latest for all platforms, starting as late as Nov. 10. Again, have enough storage for the preload files and the upcoming updates.
Preload File Size For PS4, PS5, PC, XBOX One.
Preload Download Size Chart
|Next Gen (PS5)||~133GB|
|Next Gen (Xbox Series X, S)||136G|
|PC|| Multiplayer: 35 GB |
Full Game: 82 GB
Full (Ultra): 125 GB
Preload File Size Is Not Actual Install Size
The preload file download size is not the full game size: the official release of the game can be up to 250 GB. Expect additional downloads and updates when the game officially launches.Install Size For The PC, Xbox One, & PS4
How To Preload For PS4, PS5, PC, XBOX One
Go To Official Store Page
To preload the game, log in to the gaming platform you've preordered the game on, and open the store for that platform. This is PlayStation Store for PS series, Microsoft Store for XBOX, and Battle.net Launcher for PC players.
Choose Full Or Partial Mode Downloads
Players both on console & PC can customize their installation to include the full game or only partial installment, such as Campaign, multiplayer and Zombies to reduce file size. This content can be managed in-game through the “Account & Network” section of the Settings menu.