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World of Warcraft Forum » General Discussion » Thinking of buying Mist, what's the size of the download ?

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OP  1/05/13 2:48:46 PM#1
Fresh install from the Mist installer, i'm looking at how many Go ?

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1/05/13 2:49:59 PM#2

Originally posted by Kaynos1972
Fresh install from the Mist installer, i'm looking at how many Go ?

5gig probably, that will expand to 10gig?

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1/05/13 2:50:07 PM#3
I'd have 20 gigs free just to be safe, and I know its probably not nearly that much in size but Its definitly not over it. 



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1/05/13 2:50:51 PM#4
Less than 0,5gb before you get to play the game since it streams data when playing. I don't remember how large the total download was.

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1/05/13 3:00:22 PM#5
Why does the download size matter in 2013?
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1/05/13 3:05:33 PM#6
Blizzard doesn't handle expansion downloads this way anymore.  The game is about 20 gigs right now, and I'm pretty sure a lot of that gets streamed in a compressed format, so you're probably looking at about 15 gigs of downloaded data.  I believe you can start playing the game after about 10 gigs, and let the rest stream in the background.


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1/05/13 3:45:17 PM#7
Originally posted by jpnole
Why does the download size matter in 2013?

Thats a very good question.  While many people are going for SSDs which are nice, although quite small, they're not really much use for games, at least I don't see a difference in games when they're either HDD or SSD.  If you're a serious PC gamer, then one should have a 1-3TB drive for storage and games...

Or they have a horrible ISP with monthly DL limits...there are many unlimited options in most cities to choose from so that shouldn't be an issue either, ah well!