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Sonic Frontiers file size and pre-load date revealed

Sonic Frontiers file size and pre-load date revealed

Sonic Frontiers clocks in at under 25 gigs on both PS4 and PS5.

The latest Sonic game is surprisingly compact for what is an open-world game. The Sonic Frontiers file size and pre-load date were recently revealed.

The folks at PlayStation Game Size have revealed the file size for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 versions of the game. We expect that it is comparable on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X|S.

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Sonic Frontiers

Here are the file sizes on PlayStation consoles:

  • PS4 : 23.090 GB (Version: 1.01)
  • PS5 : 24.719 GB (Version: 1.001.000)

Of course, you can expect the file size to increase as it receives regular updates. Still, it’s good to know that the game will not eat up your hard drive or solid-state drive at launch.

Preload, review embargo, and release date

Sega first teased Sonic Frontiers gameplay back in May. In addition to the Sonic Frontiers file size, now we are starting to get more critical details such as when you can pre-load and expect the first reviews to drop on gaming websites.

Fans can pre-load the game starting on November 6, 2022. We also learned that the review embargo lifts on November 7. That’s just one day before the expected November 8 release date. Although not always the case, this is sometimes a hint that the publisher expects to get hit with mixed or negative reviews.

What is Sonic Frontiers?

Sonic Frontiers is the latest Sonic the Hedgehog video game. This time Sonic Team is bringing back an open-world game design. Here is a description of the game from Sega:

Worlds are colliding in Sonic the Hedgehog’s newest high-speed adventure! In search of the missing Chaos emeralds, Sonic becomes stranded on an ancient island teeming with unusual creatures. Battle hordes of powerful enemies as you explore a breathtaking world of action, adventure, and mystery. Accelerate to new heights and experience the thrill of high-velocity, open-zone platforming freedom as you race across the five massive Starfall Islands. Jump into adventure, wield the power of the Ancients, and fight to stop these new mysterious foes. Welcome to the evolution of Sonic games!


You can pre-order Sonic Frontiers on Amazon and the Xbox Store.