I hope you like really high res steak, because if you want those juicy 4K Final Fantasy 15 assets you're going to need a lot of space.
While wearing a headcrab sent from Valve, Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata took some time to announce a few things ahead of the game's PC debut. Apart from the fact that a demo will be released next Monday - a benchmark is already live on Steam - he also confirmed that anyone downloading the game with 4K assets will need just over 155GB.
"I'd like to start by noting there are two sizes. One version is 100GB, and the other is 155GB. The difference is whether the textures are in full HD or 4K," Tabata said, adding that the 4K version "exceeds 155GB".
The trick, of course, is how much compression is actually applied to the game pre-install. Plenty of games on Steam expand to a size substantially larger than the original download, although it'll take a good deal of compression to bring FF15 in 4K down to ... well, even below 100GB.
Still, FF15's install size has been a curious sticking point since the PC version was announced at Gamescom last year. A mistaken press release from Square Enix caused a stir of media reports indicating that the game's install size would be 170GB, which Tabata confirmed wasn't the case in an interview with Kotaku Australia. The final version, it seems, isn't too far off though.