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.BIG File Extension

File TypeElectronic Arts Game Data File

DeveloperElectronic Arts
4.1 (120 Votes)
CategoryGame Files

What is a BIG file?

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.

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Programs that open BIG files

AssetCacheBuilder (assetcachebuilder.exe)
Used by PlayStation hardware
Updated 8/20/2007

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