1.28 comes out late at night will finally let you trim down on the absolute disk-space-eating monster that Modern Warfare has become. You’ll be able to only install the modes of the game you’re actually going to use. Paul Haile, the Production Director on Modern Warfare, made the announcement through Twitter.
tomorrows update will have mode specific uninstall options for PC MW owners.October 12, 2020
Earlier this month the game’s size crept up to the point where it would no longer fit on a 250GB SSD. Which surprised us, because it was already huge at 175GB on launch but apparently was only going to get bigger. (It did not surprise us, actually.) With a full campaign, co-op mode, and games-as-a-service battle royale within, it was inevitable that Modern Warfare would get bigger. This was planned for on console, where players have been able to install one mode at a time for a while, but it’s a feature that PC players lost in Call of Duty’s move from Steam to the Battlenet client.
It’s not yet known what else is in the 1.28 update, but it’s already the best patch for PC players.