The Witness developer Jonathan Blow has shed some light on to the technical grunt of his PS4-exclusive puzzler. The creator has confirmed that it currently uses 5GB of the console’s 8GB RAM.
Blow then discussed the reason for such high RAM with fans:
So while The Witness is still being developed, it’s hard to say if the game will use 5GB of RAM at launch, but what do you think of the numbers at the moment? Do they make sense, or is there room for scaling thing down yet?