Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War is set for an official release date on November 13 for all the major gaming consoles and PC. The game will be officially out on November 13, but if you have already pre-ordered the game then you can start pre-loading the game in the upcoming days before the game’s November 13 launch on all platforms including Xbox Series X, S, and PlayStation 5.
But, before you start pre-loading the game, you might be wondering about the pre-loading file size of the game. Well, in order to pre-load the game before its official release, Activision has now revealed the Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War pre-loading file size for consoles and PC. Below you can find Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War pre-loading file size and availability date with time for consoles and PC.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Pre-Loading Details for Consoles and PC
PlayStation 4: Pre-loading will be available on November 5 at 9 PM. PT.
Xbox One: Pre-loading will be available on November 5 at 9 PM. PT.
PC: Pre-loading will be available on November 10 at 10 AM PT.
For next-gen consoles, Pre-loading will be available on their respective launch dates:
- November 10 for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S,
- November 12 for PlayStation 5
Call of Duty: Black Ops Cold War Pre-Loading File Size (at launch)
- PlayStation 4: 95GB
- PlayStation 5: 133GB
- Xbox One: 93GB
- Xbox Series X|S: 136GB
Note: console players can choose to uninstall specific game mode packs, such as for Campaign or Zombies, in order to reduce the game’s overall file size. You can also read out our previous guide in order to free up space on consoles.
- PC: 35 GB (Multiplayer Only) / 82GB (Full Game) / 125GB (Full Game on Ultra Graphics)
Note: PC players can also choose to install specific game mode packs, such as for Campaign and Zombies, in order to reduce the game’s overall file size.
Do note that if you have pre-ordered the game digitally then you can start pre-loading the game when it’s available in the upcoming days before November 13.
Also, before starting the pre-load of the game, make sure that your console is updated to the latest firmware.
If anyhow you are unable to download the game during the pre-load period, then you are requested to visit your platform’s respective first-party store and follow the prompts to begin the download.
What is the pre-loading of games?
If a game has pre-loading available and you buy it as a pre-order then you get the option to pre-load the game on your console before its official launch. Pre-loading lets you basically lets you download, unlock, unpack, and install games before their official launch date so you can start playing as soon as the game becomes available.