Happy 2018, everyone.
I just had to download an update (an *update*, mind you) for the one Xbox game I play that was 5.8 gigabytes in size.
I have literally held, in my hands (plural because it was so big I needed them both), a hard drive that was over one thousand times lower capacity than just that update.
And I transferred it at over a hundred thousand times as fast as the fastest modems of that time. Consequently, the most expensive.
And the deck of cards-sized external hard drive it loaded onto could fit almost a thousand such files.
And every bit of the tech I just described is largely already old news.