PlayStation 5 not allow expanding your internal storage SSD when it arrives in stores on November 29. Sony has confirmed to the technological medium The Verge that your next-gen console will have to upgrade in the future to use its storage expansion slot, compatible with M.2 type SSD drives very concrete.
The news is not entirely new, since Mark Cerny, the hardware architect responsible for the design of the console, said in a presentation in March that the memory expansion functionality will come “a little later”
However, there are other characteristics of these SSDs that you have to take into account beyond speed, such as the unit size (some of them come with cooling solutions that increase the size) and the compatibility
SSD makers don’t know if their drives will work on PS5
This assumes that the few manufacturers that have started to launch SSD that meet, in theory, Sony’s requirements, don’t know if their storage drives are actually going to work with PS5
PS5 will hit stores in less than two weeks in two different models: one with a disc reader for 499 and another only digital for 399. In both, the internal storage will be 825 GB, which according to a leak are left in 664 GB of usable space.