Getting Skyrim Special Edition for the mods? Clear some further house in your console

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Skyrim Special Edition wants slightly further elbow room for those who’re going to fiddle round with mods.


Skyrim Special Edition helps mods on consoles, which is nice, however with PC-like energy comes PC-like duty.

In a brand new put up on the Bethesda Blog reiterating the system necessities and launch availability, the writer quietly slipped in an addition to the console system necessities for Skyrim Special Edition.

“For Skyrim Special Edition, Mods will reserve 5 GB and 1 GB of space on Xbox One and PlayStation 4, respectively,” Bethesda wrote.

Just to make that tremendous clear: PS4 wants an additional 1GB, Xbox One wants an additional 5GB. So for those who’re operating a 250GB drive stuffed stuffed with recreation installs, chances are you’ll must get in there and clear some stuff out (and contemplate upgrading to 1TB if this retains taking place; what a aid it has been to me, and in no way troublesome).

In case you missed it the primary time, right here’s how a lot room you’ll want in your console’s drive if you wish to play Skyrim Special Edition even with out mods:


  • 20 GB (North America)
  • 33 GB (Europe)
    Xbox One

  • 17 GB (North America)
  • 25 GB (Europe)

The extra house required in Europe might be for all the additional language stuff, as ordinary.

Skyrim Special Edition launches this month on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.

Oh, simply as a reminder: for those who personal Skyrim on PC will all of the DLC the Special Edition improve is free. Nice.