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PS5 internal SSD support coming in future update; now for beta users

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PS5 internal SSD support has been confirmed for an upcoming update, Sony today declared.

“This feature is only available to beta users at this time. The internal M.2 SSD expansion feature will be enabled via an upcoming PS5 system software update. Please check the guide below for more information,” Sony said in an update.

PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 NVMe SSDs with a capacity between 250GB and 4TB will be supported, Sony continued. Full info on supported drives can be found inside Sony’s update alongside instructions on how to install a drive itself. The page also has a series of Q&As involving matters like built-in heatsinks and more.

Seagate has confirmed with Stevivor that its new FireCuda 530 Heatlink SSD is compatible with the PS5.

Are you excited about the prospect of increasing the SSD storage capacity of your PS5?


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