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If you check Steam you'll notice Doom just got a 34 GB update.

thejunglegod

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I re-downloaded it about 3 months back and it was an 80GB download then. How much is it now? I was already appalled at the 80gig download.
 

Ancalagon44

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I re-downloaded it about 3 months back and it was an 80GB download then. How much is it now? I was already appalled at the 80gig download.
it won't be 34 Gb bigger. They will probably be replacing some old files and adding new ones. I think.

But hey, maybe it is 114GB now?
 

balloonshark

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After this update they are saying the total size is smaller. My folder is now 67GB. I believe it was 76GB before the update.
 
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Rifter

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So we need to download a 32GB update to make it smaller in total size? yeah that makes sense.
 

shortylickens

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So we need to download a 32GB update to make it smaller in total size? yeah that makes sense.
That happens with a crapload of games on Steam. They delete a bunch of inefficiently packed files and replace them with more efficient stuff. But of course that still requires downloading.
 

CountZero

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So we need to download a 32GB update to make it smaller in total size? yeah that makes sense.
Sure it does. Most patches likely slipstream into other files but if they improved something that gave a smaller install footprint but required redownloading the entire file instead of just the difference you would need to download big files for a smaller install.

Never played MP as it was panned as kind of meh, wonder how much DLC they even sold?
 

EXCellR8

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Noticed it a few days ago but didn't bother checking the install size. Downloaded fast enough so whatever.
 

TeknoBug

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DOOM is on a free weekend, not sure many people are willing to download over 70GB for a day or two.

That is a massive sized game, Halo 5 is well over 80GB as well and ate up a good chunk of HDD on my Xbox One.
 

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