And the PlayStation 5 gaming platform offers 825GB of storage (with only 667GB of usable space when formatted with the operating system and other essential files), which means that only a handful of massive next-generation games can fill up an entire SSD.
Sony tried to mitigate the problem by allowing players to store backward-compatible PS4 games via external drives, but it did not offer the same option for PS5 games.
And unlike PS4 games, Sony will not allow players to play these PS5 games from an external drive.
The company explains that given that the PS5 games are designed to take advantage of the platform’s ultra-fast solid-state drive, you still have to copy them back to the platform’s main solid-state drive before you can play them.
However, Sony says: the local data copy should be faster than reinstalling it from the Internet or burning games from a disc.
These solutions are still only temporary remedies until Sony can activate the M.2 expansion slot for the PS5 platform, which allows players to add additional usable storage space that can store and play next-generation games.
There is no news of this update in the Sony announcement, but an earlier report from Bloomberg says: This capability should arrive this summer.
Besides the new storage option, the April update also adds several other major features to the PlayStation 5.
And there are better options to quickly disable in-game chat or turn down the volume for individual players at the system level, which should help prevent the kinds of issues that are inherent in a game. Destruction AllStars At launch.
Sony is also adding an option for players to search their library for purchased games, as well as an option to hide games in their library, which should help with organization.
There is also a new developer feature that allows games to download updates when available to avoid you waiting in case The platform was in rest position.