Apex Legends Mobile is a popular battle royale shooter, but how big is the download size, and much file space will you need for the download?
What size is the Apex Legends Mobile download?
The download size for Apex Legends Mobile is 1.34 GB for both Android and iOS systems. This may be some small variation on the precise numbers involved, but it should remain closely in line with the 1.34 GB figure, no matter which OS you’re running the game on.
It should be noted this is not the full file size of the game, however. As the download will be compressed, then uncompressed when downloaded onto your device.
The game is expected to be available for download on both the Google play store and Apple app store. Be careful getting a download from other websites, as they might not necessarily have quality checks on them by the Devs, particularly if the file size is significantly different from the expected numbers given here. If so, it is possible that the download you find may be malicious and dangerous to your system.
Though considering that malicious downloads could attempt to intentionally mimic the official download size as well, the only way to truly be risk-free is to get the game from an official source such as the Google play store and Apple app store mentioned above.
How much space does Apex Legends Mobile need when installed?
According to a post available from EA.com, you can expect to need around 4 GB of space in total to install the game fully on both Android and iOS. The base install size at the moment is 2.8 GB, which roughly aligns with the 4 GB requirement. Future updates will quickly increase that number. Additionally, the in-game resources will drag that figure up to 4.7 GB if downloaded, already exceeding the 4 GB minimum required storage space figure.
Bear in mind the precise install size of Apex Legends Mobile is likely to vary a little bit based on the specific OS in use, so this may mean Android or iOS can need slightly above or slightly below this amount while the other needs more or less space. Do also be aware that these are the minimum required amounts of space. This may well be enough to fully install the game at launch and even for the first few updates as well, but when major patches roll around if you’re already short on space you might find that you’re not able to fully update the game.
Ideally, you should exceed the minimum required amount of space by a fair amount. Given that this is a large game having a mobile version made for it, it is likely there will be significant improvements and expansions that the devs will want to move over on to this mobile version of Apex Legends in the future, so large updates should probably be expected. Do consider trying to reserve 8 GB of space if you can manage to do so and Apex Legends Mobile is going to be a big game for you; that should last for quite a while even in the event of significant major updates in the future.