Today Sony unveiled the preview of the next PlayStation 4 software update. Spotted among the new list of features, is the support for external hard drive.
The ability to expand storage on the PS4 gaming console has been virtually nonexistent yet; owners of Microsoft’s Xbox One have been able to do so for years. PS4 owners have had to make do with the internal drive limitations.
However, Sony has over the years tried some little tricks to make it possible for users to expand their storage. These tricks entail some simple hacks to replace the internal drive, but it involved a painstaking process of physically unscrewing the drive. Then you had to reinstall the software and copy all your old data to the new drive. Something not your average John and Jane Doe can do, obviously!
However, in the upcoming PS4 software 4.50, as per the preview, Sony is finally going to enable you to plug a USB 3.0 hard drive directly, and you will instantly have more space on your gaming console. The USB 3.0 external hard drive support has a limit of up to 8TB storage. …read more