File Size Xenoblade Chronicles 3 for Nintendo Switch
We share the exact file size for Xenoblade Chronicles 3 on the Nintendo Switch so you know how much space to free up.
Posted on June 23, 2022
The previous two games took up a lot of space on the Nintendo Switch, which only has 32GB of internal storage. We’ve got you covered with Xenoblade Chronicles 3 file/download size.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 file size – How big is the download?
As players prepare to join Noah, Mio, and their friends as they traverse epic landscapes of Aionios, battle fierce creatures, and fight to break the endless cycle of violence that binds their homeland together, the first battle could be to free up enough space on their Nintendo Switch.
Those who have played previous Xenoblade titles on the Nintendo Switch will know that the series takes no hits on your storage. Xenoblade Chronicles Definitive Edition weighs 13.7 GB while Xenoblade Chronicles 2 is 13.2 GB.
According to the game’s official Nintendo eShop page, Xenoblade Chronicles 3 is 14,129,00MB. That’s without any DLC or a possible Day 1 update.
Keep in mind that the Nintendo Switch and Switch Lite only have 32GB of internal storage, which of course can be expanded with MicroSD cards.
Xenoblade Chronicles 3 will also feature waves of DLC content through the Expansion Pass.
We expect some of this content to further increase the game’s already massive file size. Check out a list of confirmed content and upcoming in-game rewards.
- First wave: Will arrive on July 29, 2022 and will include useful items and outfit color variants.
- Second wave: Will be released by December 31, 2022 and will include the Battle Challenge, a new hero character and new quests, as well as new outfits.
- Third wave: This will launch by April 30, 2023 and will include another round of Challenge Battles, a new Hero character and new Quests, as well as new outfits.
- Fourth wave: Arriving by December 31, 2023, will introduce an all-new story scenario.
In case you missed it, check out the latest Nintendo Direct presentation on Xenoblade Chronicles 3, with around 20 minutes of developer info on this massive upcoming RPG.
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