Company sources say that an update will allow the memory to be expanded with additional SSDs in the middle of the year.
PlayStation 5 has been on the market for several months, although there is a console function that has not yet been enabled. We talk about the possibility of expand storage with additional SSDs. As PlayStation showed in its technical look inside the console in October, its new machine has several slots to insert additional SSDs with which to expand. those 667 GB of “usable” space that brings the console by default. A feature that is not available, though on Bloomberg they affirm that will be enabled this same summer.
Based on internal company sources, the aforementioned medium states that Sony will enable memory expansions with a firmware update to be published in the middle of the year. One that will not only allow you to install additional SSD modules, but will also unlock higher speeds for fans of the console, in order to guarantee adequate cooling before the arrival of summer.
The storage space available on consoles has in recent years become a cause for concern for the players. Especially in view of products like the latest Call of Duty games. The last installments of the saga have not stopped increase its size with each new update, to the point of having to warn your players that they may not be able to install Warzone and Black Ops Cold War together on the same 500GB PS4.
With this supposed update that Bloomberg mentions, and as PlayStation already demonstrated a few months ago, expanding the memory will be so simple like removing the console panel, and inserting a new SSD drive into its corresponding slot. The aforementioned medium has contacted Sony regarding this information, who have limited themselves to replying that “as we have previously announced, we are working on enabling the expansions Memory M.2 SSD for PS5. Dates have not been announced, and details will be provided later. “
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On the one hand, we have known the new release date of Kena: Bridge of Spirits. And, on the other hand, Square Enix has announced the arrival of Final Fantasy VII Remake to PS5 with improvements and new content. Along the way, we have seen another of the PlayStation exclusives in action: Returnal, which has shown its playability with a gameplay full of action and mysteries. There are many announcements that the event has given us, and you can review them all in our chronicle of the State of Play for PS4 and PS5.
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