03 May 2021 2:21 PM +00:00

How Big is the Apex Legends Season 9 Update

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With Apex Legends Season 9 dropping tomorrow, here is what players can expect as far as storage space required by the game.

Apex Legends Season 9 Update Size

Apex Legends Season 8 was around 22-30GB depending on a player's platform.


Season 9 is going to be a bit larger, so plan ahead before attempting to install the latest update on May 4, 2021.

Electronic Arts claims the game only needs 22GB of space, but Apex currently takes up 38GB to install.

Once installed, the game jumps to 64GB with all the updates and patches needed to run.

Players can expect this number to rise with Season 9 with more assets and an entirely new game mode.

READ MORE: When Does Apex Legends Season 9 Go Live?

Apex Legends PC Minimum System Requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel Core i3-6300 3.8GHz / AMD FX-4350 4.2 GHz Quad-Core Processor
  • RAM: 6GB
  • GPU: NVIDIA GeForce GT 640 / Radeon HD 7730
  • GPU RAM: 1 GB
  • HARD DRIVE: Minimum 22 GB of free space

Apex Legends PC Recommended System Requirements

  • OS: 64-bit Windows 7
  • CPU: Intel i5 3570K or equivalent
  • RAM: 8GB
  • GPU: Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 / AMD Radeon R9 290
  • GPU RAM: 8GB
  • HARD DRIVE: Minimum 22 GB of free space

Apex Legends Availablity

Apex Legends is free-to-play (with in-game cosmetic purchases) for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch, and PC via Origin and Steam.

Apex Legends is coming to Mobile soon, with testing currently underway on Android devices.

Plans to open testing to more regions, as well as on iOS, throughout the year.

Players in India and the Philippines can currently pre-register for the Apex Legends Beta Test on Android.

READ MORE: How to Download Apex Legends Season 9 Update Faster