With The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom hitting Nintendo Switch consoles May 12, fans of digital games can download at midnight, provided they have enough space. Find out how much space you need for the most anticipated Nintendo Switch game of 2023.
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Tears of the Kingdom’s File Size
To download The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom digitally, you need a minimum of 16 GB free on your Nintendo Switch console. Since the system has less than 100 GB of space in total, you may need to delete a few games or grab a micro SD card to expand your storage. Thankfully, you can get these cards cheap on Amazon. We’ll list a few options under $40 below:
Those who buy the game physically won’t need to store it on their system. This is due to the Switch game cartridges holding most of the data. You’ll only need space for updates and save data if you go with the cartridge, and as a physical collector, I see this as an absolute win.
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