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.BIG File Extension

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File TypeElectronic Arts Game Data File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
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CategoryGame Files


This file is saved in a zipped format. You can view the contents by unzipping it with a file decompression program.


Game data format used by Electronic Arts (EA) video games; contains individual assets used by the game and zipped to save space; similar to a .ELF file, but modified and saved in a proprietary EA format; can be imported as a MOD file into certain games to alter the gameplay.

Program(s) that open .BIG files
Microsoft Windows LogoWindows
AssetCacheBuilder (assetcachebuilder.exe)
Used by PlayStation hardware
Updated 8/20/2007