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The Pokemon Sword and Shield file size is 10.3GB, for what it's worth

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Pokemon: Let's Go, Pikachu only took up 4.2GB

I can't pretend to fully understand the deep-seated fascination with video game file sizes (excluding monstrously large games and a few other exceptions), but here we go again. Got a fresh one for ya!

If you're thinking of hitting up Pokémon Sword or Pokémon Shield digitally next month, you'll need to set aside 10.3GB of storage space on your Nintendo Switch. The last major Pokémon release on Switch, Let's Go, Pikachu and Let's Go, Eevee, required 4.2GB. Make of that what you will it's the internet way.

Given what we learned earlier today about the Wild Area it's going to take up a big chunk of the Galar region map that larger file size for Sword and Shield makes sense to me. I hope the zone delivers.

If you've made it this far as a Switch owner without buying a microSD card, you have my sympathy.

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