PlayStation 5 System Update: Massive Improvements to Storage
This latest PlayStation 5 Beta update has a host of incredible features, including an improvement in the storage capacity.
If you didn’t hear, yesterday Sony released a massive beta update for the PlayStation 5. You can try the beta update yourself if you’re not familiar with it. It will be available to PS5 owners in the US, Canada, and Japan.
The PS5 users will then be asked to provide feedback. Sony will take this into consideration and roll out the update worldwide late this year. It’s important to note that this update is not for everyone, and certain features may be changed before it reaches all consoles. The update sounds promising, with added features such as accessibility, Dolby-Atmos support, enhanced social functions, and support for larger M.2 SSDs.
The larger storage capacity is what has really attracted users. You can increase your PlayStation 5’s storage by 4TB if you buy an SSD. If you are one of those lucky few selected to test the beta, however, you will be able to increase your storage up to 8TB. This is a feature that hopefully will be available to the rest of us by the end of this year.
It is important that the M.2 SSD meets certain specifications. These requirements can be found in the PlayStation Blog. Please take your time to read them. You want to be sure that you are making the right purchase, as SSDs are expensive.
The update allows users to adjust the volume of the PlayStation 5 power-on sound. This means you won’t have to worry about waking your spouse up when trying to sneak one last round of Fornite, or Warzone.