The latest collection of titles made available to PlayStation Plus subscribers at all levels have arrived and can be downloaded from the PlayStation Store. However, for fans looking to install these free PS Plus Essential titles on their PS4 and PS5 systems, some may need to free up space for the subscription service’s larger entries.
Luckily, the available games have been compiled by file size, giving fans an exact idea of how much storage space is needed to grab each of the free titles. That being said, it’s worth noting that when you choose to download the free PlayStation Plus games instead of streaming them through the top Premium tier, you’ll want to leave some extra room for everyone to update with the patches. coming.
The smallest game on the list would be Tom for PS5, a delightful camera adventure by indie developer Something We Made, is under a gigabyte, at less than 300MB. Next up is Cygames Granblue style fighting title, which comes in at just over 9GB taking into account the base game without Granblue Fantasy: Versus‘Downloadable Content Options. To finish, Need for Speed: Heat is by far the largest of the three, requiring over 35GB of space to download to any PS4 or PS5 console.
It’s also worth noting that since these games are still supported by their developers, many of them will likely still receive updates over the coming month for players to add to their PSN libraries. In this case, fans should make sure to keep some extra space available on their consoles so that their PS4s and PS5s can complete the full update and copy process. With even Need for Speed: Heat being the largest of these free PS Plus titles, at just 35GB, the game still only takes up a small amount of the total storage, even on the smallest hard drives available for PlayStation systems.
Most of these games have small file sizes compared to some titles currently available on PSN. This is especially the case in relation to live games like Marvel’s Avengers, which arrived at select PS Plus tiers in July. In that case, it shouldn’t be too difficult to clear enough space to at least try out some of these new titles. The small file size for Tom on PS5 makes it even easier to download quickly and give this little adventure a quick read.
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