Install Size

Why do some games take up so much storage space? We asked developers

Modern games have grown to swallow enormous amounts of hard drive space – but why? We reached out to developers, and asked them what’s driving ever-increasing install sizes.

Forza Motorsport 7 is one of the largest games ever, with 100GB install size

With 700 cars available at launch, it's no wonder that Forza Motorsport 7 is one of the biggest games ever, but even those with hefty hard drives and internet connections may balk at its 100GB base-install size.