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Sony now lets you store — but not play — PS5 games on external hard drives


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Sony has released its April update for the PlayStation 5, adding several key features to the next-generation console, including the long-awaited ability to store — but crucially, not play — PS5 games on an external hard drive.

The PS5 only offers 825GB of storage (with just 667GB of usable space when formatted with the operating system and other essential files), which means that even just a few massive next-gen games can quickly eat up your entire SSD. Sony has attempted to alleviate the issue by allowing players to stash backward-compatible PS4 titles on external drives, but until now, it hasn’t offered the same option for PS5 games.

Unfortunately, unlike PS4 titles, Sony won’t allow players to actually play those PS5 games from an...

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