Steam pre-load/download size for Far Cry 3

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#1 Posted by Omega (894 posts) -

Hey guys I'm on a relatively tight monthly bandwidth limit of 80gb. I was wondering If anyone who has preloaded or anyone in Europe who has the game downloaded now can tell me the download size.

Thanks in advance.

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#2 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

The whole package is 20 gigs, but you can choose to not install the map editor which kicks the download down to a mere 8 gigs.

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#3 Posted by Omega (894 posts) -

@MikkaQ: 8 gigs is fine for me to download. Can I download the 8 gig version separately or do I have to download the whole thing and then choose not to install the map editor?

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#4 Posted by Oldirtybearon (5626 posts) -

@MikkaQ said:

The whole package is 20 gigs, but you can choose to not install the map editor which kicks the download down to a mere 8 gigs.

How the hell is a map editor 12 gigs alone? That's insanity.

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#5 Posted by MikkaQ (10296 posts) -

@Omega said:

@MikkaQ: 8 gigs is fine for me to download. Can I download the 8 gig version separately or do I have to download the whole thing and then choose not to install the map editor?

When I downloaded it, there were check boxes and I could deselect the map editor. I'm definitely not using that kind of space for a map editor.

@Oldirtybearon: I have no idea, But my jaw hit the floor when it said 20 gigs. Then I deselected the map editor and had the same reaction again.

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#6 Posted by Omega (894 posts) -

@MikkaQ: Thanks a lot for the info. I guess I'll be getting the steam version after all.

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#7 Posted by envane (1231 posts) -

hitmans 25gigs installed and thats not even open world

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#8 Posted by FriskyHeadCrab (43 posts) -

@Oldirtybearon: Insanity?

Did I ever tell you what the definition of insanity is?

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#9 Posted by Bourbon_Warrior (4569 posts) -

My ISP has no cap on Steam downloads, wish more ISP's did that/+

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#10 Posted by generic_ninja (189 posts) -

When does the steam version unlock? right at midnight?

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