In FIFA 19, players compete against each other in online multiplayer matches. These multiplayer modes add new competitive dimensions to the gameplay, but they can also use a lot of internet data. If you play FIFA 19 on a 4G LTE internet connection (through a hotspot or an installed connection), you may have to monitor your data consumption to stay below a data cap.
How much data do you use playing FIFA 19? Let’s take a closer look at the data you use downloading, updating, and playing the game on your PC, Playstation 3, Playstation 4, Xbox 360, Xbox One, or Nintendo Switch. Note that, if you want to play FIFA 19 without worrying about your monthly data cap, switch to an unlimited 4G LTE connection without a data cap.
The FIFA 19 game download uses much more data than playing FIFA 19. As of April 2019, this is the download size for FIFA 19 on each console. The download sizes might be larger now, since they usually increases over time as EA Canada releases patches and updates.
|Windows PC||32.83 GB|
|Playstation 3||8.84 GB|
|Playstation 4||40.89 GB|
|Xbox 360||5.1 GB|
|Xbox One||38.47 GB|
|Nintendo Switch||14.1 GB|
There’s an easy way to avoid using a ton of data on the game download. If you’re afraid your data plan won’t support the download, purchase the disk and install the game offline instead.
The FIFA 19 1.12 PATCH, which was released in March 2019, was 1.3 GB on PS4 and Xbox One. Earlier patches (like the FIFA 19 1.05 PATCH) also hover between 1 GB and 2 GB, although the update size varies from console to console. Stay up to date on the contents of the most recent FIFA 19 patches on the EA Pitch Notes blog.
If you’re worried about updates pushing you over your monthly data limit, turn off auto-updates in the game settings. Instead, manually install updates at the beginning of the month when you have the most data available.
FIFA 19 uses between 20 MB and 30 MB of data per hour (a really reasonable number), but the exact amount of data you use playing the game depends on the number of players in your game, whether or not you use chat, your frame rate, and the tickrate of the server you’re on:
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