Today, Sony Computer Entertainment announced that PlayStation 4 Update 4.50 was on the horizon. The update is currently rolling out to beta program participants. The big cause for celebration is that external hard drive support is coming to PlayStation 4! This is one of the bigger problems the system has had, especially in an era of extensive digital gaming.
"With this update, you have the option to store content to an external HDD. Just plug a USB 3.0 HDD into your PS4, and voilà, you now have more space on the console. This is compatible with HDDs up to 8TB in size. You can download and install applications directly to your extra storage, and the saved contents are easily manageable through the settings menu," said SCEA vice president of PlayStation brand marketing John Koller.
8TB? We'll never go hungry again. This is a great addition to the system and it should allow people to move P.T. to an archive drive and free up space on their PS4s.
The patch includes a refresh of the Quick Menu reintroduced in the last patch, offering improves to make it more accessible. There's a new Notification list for downloads, installations, friend requests, and more. PlayStation VR gets 3D Blu-Ray support, so you can watch 3D movies on the headset. Finally, custom wallpapers! I'm sure there are people who are very happy about that.
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