Sony is reportedly preparing new firmware that allows owners of the PlayStation 5 to expand the storage of their console with an extra M.2 SSD. The new update would become available upcoming summer.
The firmware update allows PS5 users to insert an M.2 SSD in the console that adds storage volume increasing that 825GB PCIe 4.0 SSD that Sony has built into the PS5 itself. Roughly 667GB of the PS5's internal 825GB SSD remains available for games, and with games easily passing 50GB or even 100GB are no exception, this will become a mich welcomes update.
“As previously announced, we are working to enable M.2 SSD storage expansion for PlayStation 5. The timing has not been announced and details will be shared later,” a Sony spokesman said.