Baldur's Gate 3 PS5 preload details and download size

The character in Baldur's Gate 3
Credit: Larian Studios

The character in Baldur's Gate 3
Credit: Larian Studios
September 6, 2023: With the PS5 version now released, be sure to check back regularly for all the details on when you can preload Baldur's Gate 3 on Xbox!

If you want to dive into the new game by Larian Studios as quickly as possible, you should definitely know the Baldur’s Gate 3 PS5 preload details and download size. We’ll tell you how much space you need to have ready to install the game on your device and when you can start downloading it.

Baldur's Gate 3 is a really big RPG and you should expect it to take up a lot of space on your PS5. Make sure that you’ll start downloading it on time!

If you are looking for more information about this game, make sure to check our guide on how to remove dead party members in Baldur's Gate 3. Also, we've got an article on how to move objects in Baldur’s Gate 3, as well as our Baldur's Gate 3 class tier list.

Baldur's Gate 3 PS5 preload size

So far there is no information on how much storage space you'll need to preload Baldur's Gate 3 on your PS5. Though, it stands to reason that you'll likely need to clear some space for it because it's a massive RPG title.

It's already at 122 GB in size for PC on Steam, so it would make sense that it would be equally as massive on PS5. When the game launches on Xbox it'll likely have an install size of the same magnitude, so to be sure you have enough space to start your download as soon as it goes live, clearing 122 GB worth of space on your PlayStation console is advisable.

What is Baldur's Gate 3 download size on Steam?

According to the Baldur's Gate 3 page on Steam, the game will take up about 150 GB. Yes, this number is huge, but the game is an RPG with lots of plot twists and different events that are based on the choices you make during your playthrough. So, such a large size is reasonable, so make sure you have a lot of space if you want to install Baldur’s Gate 3.

Multiple characters in Baldur's Gate 3
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Credit: Larian Studios

Baldur’s Gate 3 PS5 preload details

Unfortunately, it seems that fans can’t preload Baldur's Gate 3 just yet, even having purchased the game. At least, this option has not been mentioned so far.

If you purchase the game on the PlayStation Store, there's a good chance you'll be able to download it to your console prior to the release date. However, as of now that remains unconfirmed.

If you want to read more guides, please check our article on how to change name in Baldur’s Gate 3. We've also got a look at whether you can become a vampire in Baldur's Gate 3.

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