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PlayStation 5 SSD expansion will be available this summer

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tired of worrying about your PlayStation 5 SSD storage from running out, well as per the latest reports the console will finally have its SSD expansion coming later this summer, with the factory Internal SSD size of 825GB appears to be very limited. Now there’s news that beginning in the summer of 2021, you’ll be able to bring another drive into the PS5’s currently empty M.2 expansion slot.

PlayStation 5 firmware upgrade would allow the inclusion of support Adding space for additional drives would be allowed with a software upgrade that also unlocks faster cooling-fan speeds to ensure the console does not overheat. The PlayStation 5 has a custom solid-state drive with approximately 667GB of storage space for games, applications, and media.

While the PS5 has an 825 GB SSD, only 667 GB of it is available. Standard external hard drives can be connected to the PS4 via the USB port, but they are only compatible with older PS4 titles. Sony stated in a statement that it is working to enable the M.2 SSD extension, but said in a statement to Bloomberg that “the date has not been announced and details will be shared later.”

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