Latest PS5 Firmware Update To Add In SSD Storage, 3D Audio, And Trophy Tracking


Good news for people wanting to add more storage to their PS5s: the next major firmware update for the new PlayStation console will add in the following:

The SSD expansion option is clearly the most-requested feature from every user out there who aren’t satisfied with the 875GBs-or-less they have to work with. There’s even a F.A.Q. on how to add an M.2 SSD to your PS5 console. Here are the basic answers and a how-to video that goes step-by-step:


M.2 SSD requirements for PS5 consoles
Interface PCI-Express Gen4x4 supported M.2 NVMe SSD (Key M)
Storage 250 GB–4 TB
Supported sizes 2230, 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110
Size including heat-dissipation mechanism Width: up to 25 mm
Length: 30/40/6080/110 mm
Thickness: up to 11.25 mm (up to 8.0 mm from above the board, up to 2.45 mm from below the board)
Sequential read speed 5500 MB/s or faster is recommended
Socket type Socket 3 (Key M)

Good move, PlayStation. Check out the breakdown video below, as well as a guide on how to install an M.2 SSD to your PS5:

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