How big is Starfield? File size for Xbox & PC

Kurt Perry
Wide shot of spaceship on a planet in Starfield with distant planet and moon in background.Bethesda

As Starfield captures gamers’ attention, those looking to get it on Xbox or PC might wonder about its download size. We’ve got the details on how much space you’ll need.

This expansive RPG from Bethesda invites players into a universe filled with planet exploration, faction alliances, and various companions, requiring a significant amount of storage.

With an entire universe to explore it’s no surprise that this is a big game and if you’re still waiting to install it on your Xbox or PC, you’ll want to know how much free space you’ll need.

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Without further ado, here’s everything you need to know about Starfield’s file size on PC and Xbox consoles.


How big is Starfield on PC?

Starfield is around 125 GB in total on PC. That’s according to the official Steam page and Xbox store listing which both require players to free up that much space for its installation.

Keep in mind that these guidelines tend to be higher than the actual download and install size. This is because games often reserve additional space for patches and content updates.

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Starfield system requirements from Steam page.Steam
You’ll need a fair amount of space to play Starfield on PC.

How big is Starfield on Xbox Series S/X?

Starfield’s file size for the Xbox Series S and Xbox Series X consoles is a gargantuan 139.84GB. This puts it over giants like Red Dead Redemption 2 and The Masterchief Collection.

The sheer size of Starfield was unexpected, even exceeding the collective size of six fully loaded Halo games. Be prepared for a lengthy download process.

Starfield File Size on Xbox Microsoft StoreMicrosoft
Starfield has a hefty install size on Xbox Series S/X.

That’s everything you need to know about how big is Starfield and its file size on PC and Xbox! For more content on the game, check out our guides below:

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Kurt Perry is a British games writer who started at Dexerto in April 2023. He graduated from Staffordshire University in 2019 with a BA in Games Journalism and PR. Prior to joining Dexerto, Kurt contributed 900 articles for PC Invasion including over 350 guides. He's an all-rounder that is particularly knowledgeable about Call of Duty, Destiny, and Pokemon.