LIVE

You watching

Preview 10s
Next 10s
Live broadcast
Advertisements
logo hd live | War Thunder - Night Vision
Cookies

Gamereactor uses cookies to ensure that we give you the best browsing experience on our website. If you continue, we'll assume that you are happy with our cookies policy

English
Front page
news
L.A. Noire

L.A. Noire needs a 14 GB Day 1 patch on Switch

The physical version still requires the hefty update.

Even though it's the re-release of a 2011 classic, L.A. Noire on the Nintendo Switch will need users to download a rather hefty update patch at launch, November 14.

Users who purchase the digital downloadable version will get the whole updated package of 29 GB, but weirdly enough those who get the physical game card will also need to download no less than 14 GB to the system's free space.

In other words, this means the digital purchase of L.A. Noire makes having additional storage space via microSD mandatory, and the physical version will still fill up a good portion of the Switch's 25.9 GB default available space (that's if you don't have anything else installed/stored).

MicroSD usage aside, the situation is making fans wonder what's in the cartridge - either 14 GB of outdated data has to be replaced or, as many suspect, Rockstar is just using a 16 GB card and thus the update just completes a half-released game digitally. Either way, the company makes clear the update is required, as the patch is "containing required gameplay data as well as general bug fixes and improvements".

Only Cole Phelps knows the truth behind this mystery so far. What do you think?

L.A. Noire

You watching

Preview 10s
Next 10s
Advertisements

Related texts

L.A. NoireScore

L.A. Noire

REVIEW. Written by Mike Holmes

"Despite its numerous flaws, we're still very much in love with this unique open-world adventure."

L.A. NoireScore

L.A. Noire

REVIEW. Written by Petter Hegevall

The morning sun seeps in through the blinds at the Los Angeles Police Department headquarters. War veteran-turned cop Cole Phelps fix his holster, pulls on his police hat and walks out the door into one of the most ambitiously designed game worlds ever.



Loading next content