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The internal SSD port of the PS5 would be activated this summer

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Gamers will lastly have the ability to enhance the inner storage of their PS5 because of the activation of the devoted port (by way of an replace), in all probability scheduled for this summer time in accordance with a brand new report from Bloomberg.

In accordance with sources working in planning administration at PlayStation and nonetheless in accordance with Bloomberg, an replace would arrive this summer time to extend the inner storage of the PS5, offered that the SSD inserted within the devoted bay is M.2 suitable.

The console got here out with a devoted port for including an SSD however is, for now, inactive. This replace would due to this fact activate this location and thus make it doable to extend the doable storage but in addition so as to add extra video games to the library with out having to take away some to make room. As a reminder, the console is “solely” 667 GB with out added SSD.

The console also can see its storage elevated because of an exterior laborious drive (related to USB) however solely to retailer PS4 video games that you’ll play on PS5 by way of backward compatibility.

PS5 unique video games are saved on to the SSD that got here with the console, however with this replace, it could additional enhance the storage of the PS5.

This report additionally tells us that the upcoming replace would additionally enhance the “fan velocity” of the console to assist the assist of the inserted SSD and thus handle the doable overheating. This upcoming assist for the inserted SSD will probably be crucial given the growing weight of the video games. Earlier this week, Activision introduced that if you wish to have the newest variations for Name of Responsibility Black Ops: Chilly Warfare and Warzone on a 500GB PS4, you have to to scrub it up rather well.

Within the information about PlayStation this week, there was additionally the “State of Play” revealing video games like Sufi or FF7 Remake: Intergrade (optimized for PS5 and incorporating a brand new character!).


Florian Marques is a contract author at IGN France.