How to preload Final Fantasy 16: Date, file size, more

Joseph Pascoulis
Clive from Final Fntasy 16 holding a sword

Final Fantasy 16 is just around the corner, and for those who have pre-ordered the game, you may be wondering how to preload the game. Here’s our guide on how to preload Final Fantasy 16, as well as the date and file size.

Final Fantasy 16 will be the latest installment in the popular action role-playing franchise by Square Enix, offering a brand-new journey for players to enjoy in the world of Valisthea, following the journey of Clive Rosfield, the main protagonist.

After experiencing the Final Fantasy 16 demo, many fans are excited to get their hands on the full release come June 22. Some more eager fans will have pre-ordered the game in anticipation.

For those who have done so, you’ll also want to know how and when you can preload the game, as well as the file size.

Clive in Final Fantasy 16
Fans will be able to preload Final Fantasy 16.

Can you preload Final Fantasy 16?

Yes, you will be able to preload Square Enix’s Final Fantasy 16 so long as you have purchased the game before its release date on June 22, 2023.

Final Fantasy 16 preload platforms

Final Fantasy 16 is a timed exclusive for PlayStation 5, so, unfortunately, the game will not be available for preload or launch on Xbox or PC.

When & how to preload Final Fantasy 16

Players will be able to preload Final Fantasy 16 on PlayStation 5 as of June 20, 2023. We expect it to go live at Midnight. The preload will be available on the PlayStation store:

  1. Head to the PlayStation store on or after June 20.
  2. Locate the Final Fantasy 16 game page.
  3. Purchase the game.
  4. Once purchased, you will have access to the preload option.
  5. Select preload to download the game prior to the release date.

If you’ve already pre-ordered the game, simply head to your library, locate the game, and from June 20 you will see an option to preload Final Fantasy 16.

Final Fantasy 16 download game size

Final Fantasy 16’s download size will be 90.18 GB according to PlayStationSize, so make sure you have enough free space to download or preload the game when you want to.

Further, be aware that there will also be a day one update, and that could potentially increase the game’s file size.

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