How to increase cache size in Escape From Tarkov


Escape from Tarkov is a first person shooter game. Where survival greatly depends on your strategy, having a valuable inventory and getting out of there on time. The size of your inventory / stash can become a limiting factor as you survive raids and start hoarding your items.

Knowing how to manage your inventory is essential, as some items will take up more space than others. If you want to learn the different ways to increase your storage space, we’ll go over them in this article.

Additionally, we share tips on how to get your Escape from Tarkov lair in pristine condition, to make your life easier throughout the game.

How to increase cache size in Escape From Tarkov

While the means to increase the size of your stash may seem limited, especially at the start of the game, where there is a will, there is always a way. Then we will show you how creative thinking and some rubles can make your inventory storage problems a thing of the past.

Choose a game version with more starting storage space

The amount of starting space you have available depends on the version of Escape from Tarkov you are playing.

To increase the size of your pool, consider purchasing a higher version of the game to start or an account upgrade, paying the difference between your current version and the version you are upgrading to.

  • Standard Edition – Stash Level 1 – 10 × 28 storage space
  • Left Behind Edition – Stash Level 2 – 10 × 38 storage space
  • Prepare for the Escape Edition – Stash Level 3 – 10 × 48 storage space
  • Edge of Darkness Edition – Stash Level 4 – 10 × 68 storage space

Upgrade Stash through Hideout

Another way to do this would be to upgrade the hideout. When fully upgraded, this option allows you to get large cache sizes regardless of your game version.

“Hideout” is a location in the game. It starts out as an abandoned air raid shelter with no means of subsistence. Here, you can improve its condition and standard of living by building and upgrading various Hideout Mods, including the Electricity Generator, Medical Treatment Facilities, and other advanced mods.

The size of the hideout will depend on the level of the Hideout hideout. Players playing a limited edition of the game can receive an improved reserve size up to level four.

Buy containers to increase storage space

Containers can provide an effective ruble opportunity to increase your storage space, although this depends on when the erase is done (when the characters are reset) and the price of the container.

Many quest rewards provide high level containers which should be your goal. Here are some containers to consider based on a reasonable amount of space and cost:

  • Ammunition crate
  • Lucky Garbage Box
  • Magazine case
  • Drug cases

There is a wide range of different containers available in Escape from Tarkov. The ones mentioned above are enough to store the major items you will accumulate over time, including ammo, barter items, and medical items, without using up too many rubles.

Buy platforms and backpacks to increase storage space

Use platforms and backpacks to maximize storage space, especially earlier in the game before you get your containers. This is a useful method as there are particular rigs and backpacks that have efficiency scores greater than one. This means they have more space inside than they take up.

For example, a platform could occupy 16 slots and offer 18 slots of space giving it an efficiency of 112.5%.

Here are the Escape from Tarkov armored platforms with an efficiency of more than one:

Next, here are some of the Escape from Tarkov unarmored platforms with more than one efficiency:

Now let’s list some of the Escape from Tarkov backpacks that are more than one effective:

Increase the hideout to escape from Tarkov

Escape from Tarkov is a hardcore first person action game. To escape Tarkov, you have to be strategic and well prepared. Having everything you need depends on your available stash and having enough space to store your current and growing stash.

There are different methods of increasing the slots available at any time, including upgrading your hideout and purchasing thoughtful containers and backpacks.

How long have you been escaping from Tarkov? What do you think of your career so far? Let us know how much progress you’ve made in the game so far in the comments section below.

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