Dead Space Remake: All Inventory Upgrades

Carry all space guns & lots of ammo by upgrading Issac's pockets!

You will begin Dead Space Remake with 12 inventory slots; however you can upgrade that amount to a maximum of 30 slots as you play through the game. Inventory space is tied to the level of suit that Issac is currently wearing, and thus inventory upgrade is received as a bonus by upgrading Issac’s suit.

Key Highlights
  • Upgrading inventory space is tied to purchasing suit upgrades for Issac.
  • You will begin the game with 12 inventory slots in Dead Space Remake.
  • Inventory Slots can be increased to 18 by purchasing the level 2 suit for Issac.
  • After purchasing the level 3 suit, your inventory space increases to 22 slots.
  • The inventory space can be further upgraded to 26 slots by purchasing the level 4 suit.
  • Lastly, purchasing the level 5 suit will increase your inventory space to a maximum of 30 slots.
  • You will need to find Schematics for some of these suit upgrades as well.

All Inventory Slots Unlocked

As we have mentioned before, you will begin the game with the Level 1 Suit of Issac equipped by default, and you will additionally have 12 inventory slots at the start. We will slowly make our way to 30 inventory slots and which is the maximum space that you can have in the game.

18 Inventory Slots

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Increasing Our Inventory Slots To 18 By Purchasing Level 2 Suit (Image Captured by Us)

The first upgrade that you can get for Issac’s Suit will increase your inventory space to a total of 18 inventory slots in the game. And that first upgrade is the Level 2 Suit for Issac is Dead Space Remake. You can buy the suit from the very first shop that you unlock after fixing the trams. There is no need to find any type of schematic in order to unlock this suit upgrade.

However, the suit itself will cost you around 10,000 Credits, and that is a big amount at the beginning of the game. Sell any additional items you hold, like the semiconductors, to make enough credits in order to buy the level 2 suit. Once you purchase it, your inventory space will be increased to 18 slots automatically, and you will also receive a boost in your defense by 5%.

22 Inventory Slots

In order to get another increase of 4 inventory slots, you will have to purchase the Level 3 Suit for Issac. Getting that suit will increase your total inventory space to 22 Slots in Dead Space Remake. However, you cannot buy the level 3 suit directly from the shop like the level 2 suit. 

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Location Of Intermediate Engineer RIG Schematics (Image Captured by eXputer)

Firstly, you’ll need to get your hands on the Intermediate Engineer RIG Schematics and which can be found at the Bridge near Water Purification. You will most probably come here during Chapter 4; however, just make your way to the location shown in the image above. Go to the room that is encircled on the map in the image above.

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Increasing Our Inventory Slots To 22 By Purchasing Level 3 Suit (Image by eXputer)

That room is the EVA Prep Room, and inside, you will find the schematic that you need in order to gain access to the level 3 suit in Dead Space Remake. You can then carry this schematic back to any shop, and that will unlock the level 3 suit for purchase.

Lastly, you’ll need 20,000 Credits in order to purchase the suit itself from the shop. Once you purchase the suit, your total inventory slots will be increased to 22, and you will also receive an additional 10% armor for Issac as well.

26 Inventory Slots

Our next suit upgrade involves increasing our inventory capacity to 26 Total Slots in the game. This will require us to purchase the Level 4 Suit for Issac from the shop in Dead Space Remake. However, just like the level 3 suit, we will first need to find a schematic in order to make the level 4 suit become available for purchase. And that schematic is the Intermediate Miner RIG Schematics.

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Location Of  Intermediate Miner RIG Schematics (Screenshot Grab: eXputer)

During Chapter 7, you will make your way to the Repair Room of the Mining Deck in your search for the SOS Beacon in the game. Make your way to the Equipment Room when you’re in the Mining Deck. That room has also been highlighted in the map image shown above.

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Increasing Our Inventory Slots To 26 By Purchasing Level 4 Suit (Screenshot Captured by eXputer)

Once inside, you will find the schematic that you need in order to get your hands on the level 4 suit. Take that schematic back to the shop, and the level 4 suit will become available for purchase for 35,000 Credits in Dead Space Remake. Purchasing that suit will not only upgrade your maximum number of inventory slots to 26, but it will also increase your armor by 15%.

30 Inventory Slots

The last inventory upgrade is received by purchasing the Level 5 Suit in the game, which increases our Inventory Slots to 30. This suit upgrade is also unlocked by first obtaining a specific schematic for it. That schematic is known as the Advanced Engineering RIG Schematics, and it can be obtained while playing through Chapter 10 of the main story in the game.

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Location Of Advanced Engineering RIG Schematics (Image Credit Copyright: eXputer)

When you’re inside Crew Quarters, make your way to the location shown on the map above. The room that you need to go inside is highlighted in red and is known as the Locker Room And Showers in Dead Space Remake. Once inside that room, you will find the schematic that you need for the level 5 suit in the game. Bring that schematic back to any shop, and the level 5 suit should become available for purchase.

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Increasing Our Inventory Slots To 30 By Purchasing Level 5 Suit (Image credit: eXputer)

You will need approximately 60,000 Credits in order to purchase the suit. Once you’ve made that purchase, your inventory slots will increase to the maximum amount of 30, and you will additionally receive a 20% increase in your defense in the game. You can upgrade your suit to Level 6, which is the maximum level of Issac’s Suit, but maximum inventory space is reached at level 5, and it stays the same for the rest of the game.


Dead Space Remake is one of the best remakes of an already great game. The whole experience is now scarier than ever, and it takes advantage of the next-gen consoles in providing some of the best visuals that we’ve seen in a video game. There have been many additions in the remake as well, and that also includes new Side Missions. You will also find Weapons from the original game in the Remake, and there are new Suits available for Issac in the Deluxe Edition of the game.

This concludes our guide on Inventory Space Upgrades in Dead Space Remake. We have entailed all of the upgrades that you can get for your inventory and where you can get them. Everything has been mentioned in complete detail. We hope that the guide was helpful in fully increasing the available space in your inventory. Let us know what you think about the Remake of a generationally classic survival horror game in the comments below!


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Muhammad Haris Umer

Haris has been gaming for as long as he can remember but he is a huge Fromsoftware enthusiast and loves talking about Elden Ring. When he's not writing about games, you'll find him either playing Souls games or studying Medicine.

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