Those who want to drop into the expansion as early as possible can take part in the Destiny 2 Lightfall preload to immediately download contents. This will allow you to play the expansion as soon as it’s out which is great for avoiding spoilers Youtubers will no doubt post on day one. Here’s a guide on getting ready for preloading the Destiny 2 Lightfall expansion.
So how do you preload Destiny 2 Lightfall? When does the preload start? And just how big is the preload size?
How to Preload Destiny 2 Lightfall?
To preload the Destiny 2 Lightfall expansion, you’ll simply have to purchase it on any platform it’s available on. You’ll get the option to immediately preload it after your purchase.
Destiny 2 Lightfall isn’t a free-to-play expansion so players will have to pay to get access to it. There will also be a server maintenance going on before it drops so you best not be playing the game in the mean time or else you might experience some problems.
Although it’s as simple as owning the Lightfall expansion in most platforms, there is a bit of an issue for PS5 players. Bungie has issued a statement on their Twitter account that players on this platform may experience some problems thanks to early installs than expected.
Thanks to installing the game early, PS5 players were not able to continue playing the game before its scheduled maintenance.
Destiny 2 Lightfall Preload Date and Time
The Destiny 2 Lightfall preload will start on February 27, 9 AM PST. The preload can be done right now.
Once you start the preload for Destiny 2 Lightfall, you simply have to wait until February 28, 9 AM PST to start playing the game. And we recommend that you get started on the preload as the 24 hours maintenance means that no one can play the game once the preload is available.
Destiny 2 Lightfall Preload Download Size
The Destiny 2 Lightfall expansion preload download size is between 80 to 110 GB depending on what platform you’re playing on. Here are the download sizes for each platform:
- PS4: 88.2 GB
- PS5: 102.6 GB
- Xbox One: 89.2 GB
- Xbox Series X|S: 108.5 GB
- Steam: 102.6 GB
- Epic Games: 101.51 GB
- Microsoft Store: 102.13 GB
That’s our Destiny 2 Lightfall Preload guide. We hope you found this guide informative and stay tuned for more from us.
Check out this video by Vamp Plays showing how to preload Destiny 2: Lightfall on PS5: