Nintendo Shrinks Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze File Size By 40% On Switch

Nintendo Shrinks Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze File Size By 40% On Switch

Did you know the file size of Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is 40% smaller on Nintendo Switch than Wii U?

According to Automaton, when Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze was first released on Wii U in 2014, the game required 11.3GB of space. On Switch, the game only takes up 6.6GB of space, therefore resulting in a massive 40% reduction in file size.

How did Nintendo pull this off? No one knows, but they seem to be masters at file compression! Bayonetta 2 and Bayonetta also saw their file sizes shrink by the gigabytes.

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze launches May 4, 2018 in North America.

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