File Extension BIG

File type: Electronic Arts Game Data File

About the BIG file type:

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The BIG file extension is utilized in the identification of Electronic Arts Game Data files employed by the Electronic Arts-made computer games in order to display animated characters, sounds, and videos. The format BIG is a standard compression utilized by cons and personal computers. The individual assets contained by the said file extension are utilized by the games and are zipped in order to save space. The file extension BIG is quite similar to the file ELF but when modifications are made, it is saved in the proprietary format EA. It could also be imported as the file MOD into some games for the purpose of altering gameplay.

Detailed information for file extension BIG

Category: Game Files
File format: Proprietary
Open with Windows: FinalBIG, AssetCacheBuilder (assetcachebuilder.exe), PlayStation hardware
Open with Linux: PlayStation hardware
The BIG file extension is associated with games that are not necessarily created by Electronic Arts. Such games include the Fifa World Cup football and Homeworld. The FIFA World Cup was able to perfectly capture the passion and emotion of the fiercest rivalries in the world of football; thereby allowing the users to play among their heroes and get an opportunity to win the FIFA World Cup. The Dragon UnPacker is a game archive that features a raw search function for materials such as pictures, audio and video and convert ability. It allows users to view BIG files in games such as Unreal and Quake. It is in this context that the file BIG is automatically accessed by the significant game on the condition that the file is saved in the proper folder.