Since the release of Alan Wake I in 2010, gamers around the world have been eager to see the following story. On October 27, 2023, the sequel is released by Remedy Entertainment. The story of Alan Wake II continues with our main character, Alan Wake, a best-selling thriller novelist. He has been trapped in another dimension for 13 years, and this time, an FBI agent called Saga Anderson is also involved.
Is it exciting to be able to witness the sequel of this amazing game? To enjoy without concerns, you need to know Alan Wake 2 file size and other system requirements first. Read this article from EaseUS, and you will get the answers.
Alan Wake 2 is now available on multiple platforms, including PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S|X. However, the game's system requirements might stun the fans. Remedy Entertainment suggests that players will need an RTX 4070 at least to activate ray tracing in Alan Wake 2.
Here is the detailed official table about the recommended system requirements For Alan Wake 2 on PC:
The storage space requirements of this game vary from the platforms you are using. Below are the details of Alan Wake 2 file size on PC, PS5, and Xbox Series X|S.
- For PC: Alan Wake 2 takes up about 90GB on PC, which is the largest among different platforms. The file size might grow if there are DLC packs released in the future.
- For PlayStation 5: Alan Wake 2 requires approximately 85GB on your PS5, and it might increase for further updates.
- For Xbox Series X|S: Alan Wake 2 takes up about 82GB on your Xbox Series X|S. However, you might need more space for incoming DLC.
There are a lot of reasons why Alan Wake 2 is so huge. The main reason is that the textures of this game are one of the best among games released recently. Such high visual quality requires a lot of storage space to produce and eventually presents a beautiful and realistic environment for gamers.
As you can see, the storage space requirement of Alan Wake 2 on PC reaches up to 90GB. If you want to successfully download and install it, then it's time to find a way to get more space for your partition.
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As Alan Wake 2 takes up about 90GB on PC, some gamers might find their disk unable to hold such a game of a big size. However, there are solutions for this. A reliable disk management tool called EaseUS Partition Master Professional can help you adjust the storage space on your drive.
If you have no experience in disk and partition management, do not worry. This powerful software can help you resize the partitions on your drive and make them available to store Alan Wake 2.
Way 1. Scan and Modify Disk Space
The first thing you can try is to analyze your disk space and see what is taking up so much space on your drive. Then, you can decide which apps and files can be deleted to get more space.
Here are the details.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master and turn to Discovery. Find and Download Space Analyzer below Frequently Used Tools.
Step 2. In the Space Analyzer pop-up window, select the target disk to be analyzed and click Analyze in the upper right corner.
Step 3. Wait a while, and you will see the detailed data. You can click on Foler/File to view different data types and click on the small folder icon to see more information inside the file.
Way 2. Move Other Apps to Another Partition
The other choice is to transfer apps to another partition. By doing this, you can separate the games with other software, which is beneficial for your further management. Lucky for you, AppMove is an additional feature provided by EaseUS Partition Master, which allows you to complete this operation.
Follow the guide below to learn how.
Step 1. Launch EaseUS Partition Master, go to the Discover section and click "AppMove" to activate this feature.
Step 2. Once AppMove opens up, click "App Migration" and click "Start" to begin the app migration process.
Step 3. Select the installed applications, big programs, and even games you want to move, then browse to select a target drive or partition as the destination next to the Migrate to section. Then, click "Transfer" to begin transfer your apps.
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Way 3. Merge Multiple Partitions
If you have two or more partitions except C drive, you can merge partitions to combine the free space. EaseUS Partition Master also contains the feature - Merge. If one of your partitions has low space but other partitions have more, you can merge them with this feature and increase the storage space for the partition. This will give you enough storage space to install Alan Wake 2.
Check the steps here:
Step 1: Select the target partition
Right-click on the partition which you want to add space to and keep, and select "Merge".
Step 2: Select a neighbor partition to merge
Select one partition next to the former selected partition to merge.
And click "OK" to continue.
Step 3: Execute operation to merge partitions
1. Click the "Execute Task" button at the top and then click "Apply".
2. The program will merge space and add files from the second partition to the first partition.
Way 4. Upgrade the Hard Drive
If the methods above cannot solve your problem, you need to buy a larger HDD or SSD. To upgrade your hard drive, you'll need a way to clone the games and personal files on your old drive to the new drive. Luckily, EaseUS Partition Master also has the ability to clone your drive.
Step 1. Select the source disk.
- Click the "Clone" from the left menu. Select the "Clone OS Disk" or "Clone Data Disk" and click "Next".
- Choose the source disk and click "Next".
Step 2. Select the target disk.
- Choose the wanted HDD/SSD as your destination and click "Next" to continue.
- Read Warning message and confirm "Yes" button.
Step 3. View the disk layout and edit the target disk partition size.
Then click "Continue" when the program warns it will wipe out all data on the target disk. (If you have valuable data on the target disk, back up it in advance.)
You can select "Autofit the disk", "Clone as the source" or "Edit disk layout" to customize your disk layout. (Select the last one if you want to leave more space for C drive.)
Step 4. Click "Start" to start the disk cloning process.
Using dependable software like EaseUS Partition Master to adjust your partitions or upgrade your drive is a clever choice.
Besides the features mentioned above, it also provides other practical features.
- Convert your drive from FAT32 to NTFS
- Reset the password
- Check hard drive health
- Rebuild MBR to fix the startup issue
Download EaseUS Partition Master and enjoy these useful utilities!
In order to install Alan Wake 2 and enjoy thrilling and realistic gaming experiences on your PC, you need at least 90GB to store the game. That's when EaseUS Partition Master shows up. This professional software can help you manage your disk and partition, which is essential to get more storage space on your partition. Even if you have trouble expanding the partition, you can purchase a new drive and use it to clone the disk to a new one.
FAQs on Alan Wake 2 File Size
1. Is Alan Wake 2 available on Steam?
It's not available on Steam since it is exclusive to the Epic Games Store, according to the official. As one of 2023's most-anticipated games, Alan Wake 2 will be available for download and play starting from October 27, 2023.
2. How big is Alan Wake 2?
The storage space requirements of Alan Wake 2 are different on PC, PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series X|S. The PC requires 86GB, which is the largest. For PS5, it's 85GB, and then Xbox Series X|S will need 82GB.
3. How long is the story of Alan Wake 2?
It is possible to finish the whole storyline of Alan Wake 2 in about 13 hours. However, if you want to get a 100% completion, it might take 20 hours or even more to beat.
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Updated by Oliver
Oliver is an EaseUS professional writer who dares explore new areas. With a passion for solving tech issues with straightforward guides for common users, Oliver keeps honing his writing craft by developing in-depth solutions for disk and partition management, computer boot-up issues, file transfer, etc.
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