Game Developer DICE and publisher Electronic Arts (EA) has laid out the installation information for its Xbox 360 version of Battlefield 4, an upcoming FPS game.
For players who have felt the pinch with the hard disk space requirements for GTA 5, this might be another round of shocking news. DICE said that Battlefield 2 for Xbox 360 need a compulsory 2GB of space for the installation. For optimal performance, players will also have to make room for additional space of over 12 GB for the installation.
DICE in a statement said, "In addition to the required installation, each disc has additional content you can install to your hard drive for better performance.
- The Multiplayer Disc, or Disc 1, has an additional 6.6 GB of content
- The Single Player Disc, or Disc 2, has 5.8 GB of installation content.
We highly recommend performing these additional installations to make sure you have the best experience possible in Battlefield 4," the developer wrote on EA Blog.
DICE has not clarified if PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC versions will feature 12GB of optional installs. The game's multiplayer open beta version ended on 15 October.
The developer has also hinted that it might allow usage of the new touchpad for hurling grenades in DualShock 4 on PlayStation 4. However, the company said it is still experimenting with the features.
"We've experimented, but haven't exactly nailed how we want it to behave just yet. Obviously flicking to throw a grenade is an option," Aleksander Grondal, multiplayer producer of Battlefield 4 told OPM. "There's a bunch of things we're testing out--we just haven't settled on anything."
Battlefield 4 is powered by Frostbite 3 engine and will hit shelves on 29 October for PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms. For next-generation consoles like PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, the release dates are 15 November and 22 November, respectively.
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