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Can I buy storage space for PS5?

The most obvious solution to any PS5 storage space woes is to buy an additional M. 2 SSD. These are the same SSDs you can insert into a PC (assuming you have the correct motherboard) to expand their storage capacity. However, like PCs, the act of installing an SSD into a PS5 is a somewhat complicated process.

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What if my PS5 storage is full?

You'll see a new option right away on the USB Extended Storage screen: Always Install PS4 Games to USB Extended Storage. Enable this, and PS4 titles that haven't received a PS5 upgrade will be installed on the external drive by default. They can also be run from there, freeing up room on the PS5's internal storage.

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How much does it cost to expand PS5 storage?

The average price is anywhere from $110 to $150, again depending on whether a heatsink is included. A 2TB and 4TB will then start to stretch to/upwards of $200.

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What external hard drives work with PS5?

What is the best PS5 external storage drive?

PS5 drivePriceDimensions
WD_Black P10 game drive$1203.46 x 4.65 x .5 inches
Toshiba Canvio portable external hard drive$754.37 x 3.15 x .53 inches
WD Elements portable external hard drive$583.23 x 4.35 x 0.82 inches
Seagate Portable external hard drive$1104.61 x 4.65 x .79 inches

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Is it worth getting extra storage for PS5?

In our opinion, it's absolutely worth getting one of the best PS5 external hard drives. Not only will you get more storage space for your games that you'll be able to take on the go, but you'll get great performance times if you go for an external SSD compared to what you might be used to from the PS4.

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How to get more storage?

Buy storage via the Google One app

  1. On your Android phone or tablet, make sure you're signed into your Google account.
  2. From the Play Store, download the Google One app.
  3. In the Google One app, at the bottom, tap Upgrade.
  4. Choose your new storage limit.
  5. Review the new plan pricing and payment date, then tap Continue.

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What if my PS5 doesn't have enough storage?

If there is not enough free space on the console storage, consider using extended storage depending on your needs. If an error occurs even though the free space is reserved, try changing the save destination to either the console storage or the extended storage.

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What if the PS5 has too little storage?

You can format a commercially available USB drive as USB extended storage and use it with your PS5 console. You can install a commercially available M. 2 SSD (that meets the required specifications) to your PS5 console.

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Is upgrading PS5 storage worth it?

Installing an SSD Can Improve Your PS5's Performance

Installing an internal SSD is the biggest upgrade you can make to your PS5. Not only does it provide your console with more space for games, but it also boosts your PlayStation's performance.

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Does PS5 have extra storage slot?

All PS5 consoles have an extra SSD slot. This M. 2 expansion slot is still disabled in the software. For this reason, you can only expand your gaming library with PS4 games which you can store on an external storage device.

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