If you add up the install size of every single game available on the PlayStation 4, you end up needing a much bigger hard drive than what is currently available.
With just 456GB of internal hard drive space available on the stock standard PlayStation 4, and many blockbuster games requiring upwards of 40GB to be installed, space it at a premium for modern gamers. Every game needs to be installed on the hard drive to be played, so if your collection exceeds the 10 to 15 game mark, you’re going to have to look at upgrading your internal hard drive to something bigger, or delete titles altogether – not particularly user-friendly.
In order to help gamers better manage their storage space, we created a resource that lists every single PlayStation 4 game available and their raw install size – that’s before any patches or DLC. You can bookmark this handy page here https://www.finder.com/complete-list-playstation-4-install-sizes-460-titles.
In putting together this list, we ended up with a large chunk of interesting data that details the background noise of this generation of gaming. This includes finding out exactly how many gigabytes of data you’d need to be able to install every PS4 game. We’ve previously published like-minded data for the Xbox One, but here are some of our key findings for the PS4:
Number of games currently available for PlayStation 4: 511
Total GB of Every Game: 3821GB
Average Per Game: 7.48GB
Number of Xbox One games by major publishers: 249
Total install size of every major publisher PlayStation 4 game: 3368GB
Average Size of major publisher game: 13.53GB
Number of Xbox One games by indies: 262
Total install size of every indie PlayStation 4 game: 453GB
Average Size of Indie Game: 1.73GB