So far it's been great, fits great under the raised part of the PS5 next to the disk drive. Hmm that’s interesting.. For all help, only Sony can provide, contact @askplaystation on Twitter or their official support site. [–]mongrel7326 -5 points-4 points-3 points 1 month ago (0 children). By default, all media posting will be turned off. My question is, isn't this article talking about USB external hard drive storage? Get yourself verified! (However, running PS4 games over the PS5 via an external USB drive will work just fine.) Just in case, here’s how it’s done. : >!Yes!<. Your method seems to work from me. Be know as being an official verified user. Always mark spoilers with the spoiler formatting. I filled it with a bunch of PS4 games. AMAs are typically organized by the mods and game devs. [–]killgizmo 0 points1 point2 points 16 days ago (0 children), [–]wrblplayas -5 points-4 points-3 points 1 month ago (3 children). the above hierarchy. Don’t post spoilers in a thread that doesn’t ask for them. Additionally, mods may host giveaways following an AMA. [–]bulletproofsquad 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago* (0 children). Have you had that hard drive on your PS4 prior? If you are posting the same sources more than 1/10 times, we will start to consider it as spam. if you use one id recommend formatting it on a pc first. There does appear to be some issues with fan noise and optical drives. Rendered by PID 23830 on r2-app-05798cba7896329d3 at 2021-01-10 02:48:46.900252+00:00 running d8cca48 country code: AE. Yesterday I safely ejected my external hard drive and unplugged it, today when I went to put it back in, my ps5 … Would something like this work plugging into my PS5 to increase space? By default, all media posting will be turned off. : Yes = Is there PS5 News? Yes. Kind of inconvenient but the PS5 drive is too small to install PS4 games on. I had my system crash while not running anything in the background while the system is in sleep mode with a external hard drive connected. maybe its a game causing it you own. people have different games so maybe that's why some have issues and others don't. Now holding 1.5tb of ps4 games. Giveaways are either self made but must be ok'd by the mods. I have a 1TB external SSD.. haven't plugged it in yet. For example does ghost of tsushima have 60fps on PS5 even if you play off the external hdd? Legacy Platforms: PS4 - PS4 Pro - PS Vita - PS3 - PS2 - PS1 - PSP. Does Ghost of Tsushima eventually take off? Creating posts that lead to official sources such as dev blogs or official channels. I was tempted to buy a whole new HDD sine there's plenty on sale right now but I don't know if a new one would be fine or have the same problem. the above hierarchy. There's some things the PS5 is missing, though: It won't have a web browser, for one, and for two, it won't let you store PS5 games on regular external hard drives … I’m not running any external hard drives or anything. I'm waiting for now. Clickbait, editorialized, sensationalized, misleading titles, or attempting to draw attention to the post. Ask me anything and giveaways must be approved by the mods. Titles must follow all the detailed below. It would not turn back on until I disconnected the drive. [–]mongrel7326 -4 points-3 points-2 points 1 month ago (7 children). [–]Fit-Letter9552 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children), Having the same issue, but I will say PS4 download in like 5-10 minutes from the library now, so it really hasn't been an issue except for just the "security blanket" of good feelings that come from having an eight terabyte drive filled up beside your console ‍♂️, [–]SocietyOverlord123 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children), First time I tried using an external drive. [–]AThin86 2 points3 points4 points 1 month ago (0 children). [–]GravyOnTheFries 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children). It's definitely related to playing ps5 games while downloading to the external, [–]JaseDakota 2 points3 points4 points 1 month ago (2 children). If you violate this rule repeatedly, you and the website/channel may be banned. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of our User Agreement and Privacy Policy. If you link a twitter post that simply links a blog/article/video then it will be removed in favour of the direct link. They’ll patch it eventually. Big games like GTA V and Cyberpunk. Highlight “Games and Apps,” then press X to continue. It'll vary on your actual HDD but I made sure to format the HDD I have and just redownloaded everything instead of just leaving the old PS4 games (even though it's basically the same but to be extra safe I formatted it before using it). REDDIT and the ALIEN Logo are registered trademarks of reddit inc. π Rendered by PID 23830 on r2-app-05798cba7896329d3 at 2021-01-10 02:48:46.900252+00:00 running d8cca48 country code: AE. Base on Mark Cerny's Road to PS5. Additionally, mods may host giveaways following an AMA. Weekly Questions Thread - Ask about all things PS5, The Future of Gaming - Discussion & Video Collection, The Future of Gaming - Post Discussion & Roundup, Twitter reactions/A reaction from someone on the internet, Duplicate of a topic/issue/news that has already been posted, Giveaways & competitions which require users to do something outside of Reddit. The Digital-Only PS5 Is Still a Bad Idea. It’s updated games on the ext. Craigslist has listings for xbox one for sale in the South Shore area. First time I tried using an external drive. I've noticed that the consoles hate it when you do not manually disconnect the drive from the Storage Settings if you expect to use Rest Mode and powering off the external (and will require you to rebuild the database the next time you power on) I wish Sony would give us a list of supported drives for PS4 games. [–]lubrongo23[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (7 children). Joe’s Diner gets update: compatibility with PlayStation 5. This is not limited to your own content, you can be in violation of the rules by posting content you are not directly affiliated with. Called Sony PlayStation support and was told....'Only digitally downloaded PS4 games can be transferred from the PS5 SSD to an external hard drive.'. Be know as being an official verified user. Get an ad-free experience with special benefits, and directly support Reddit. the ps4 supports double that. [–]Hawaii_Boy_808 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (3 children). Hopefully it doesn't take them long to resolve these issues because 667GB of on board memory isn't gonna last long for most of us. Best way to setup up PIP on your PS5 if you use it often... Persona 5 Royal was the highest-rated game of 2020 on Metacritic, I’m terrible at Souls games, but I just beat Demons Souls for the first time, Sony’s enthusiasm to keep the PS5 with a varied amount of content outside of just these huge AAA multi-million dollar budgets is eye-opening and hopeful, Ghost Of Tsushima On PS5 / 51 Hours Later, A Whole Lot Of Fun And A Platinum Trophy, Destruction AllStars Gameplay found in Share Factory. I don't really know what to think about that considering it gives you the option to transfer in the menu. On PS4 I told it to stop using the drive, then yeah, just plugged it into the PS5. "Official" flair, means a post was made that links directly to a PlayStation website or channel. Thanks for the opposing data point. That's what I did. : Yes = Is there PS5 News? Shutdown appears to disconnect the drive automatically and the console will reconnect it the next time when you turn on the PS5 and try to access a game on the drive. AMAs are typically organized by the mods and game devs. If you are posting the same sources more than 1/10 times, we will start to consider it as spam. My PlayStation 5 gets delivered next week so hopefully there is a solution by then. Weekly Questions Thread - Ask about all things PS5, The Future of Gaming - Discussion & Video Collection, The Future of Gaming - Post Discussion & Roundup, Twitter reactions/A reaction from someone on the internet, Duplicate of a topic/issue/news that has already been posted, Giveaways & competitions which require users to do something outside of Reddit. [–]Gator178[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children). I had a lock-up system crash with my HDD plugged in. Creating new posts will be turned off. If you violate this rule repeatedly, you and the website/channel may be banned. : >!Yes!<. Must Read. use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Click here for detailed rules & policies. Or is there a process that needs to be done to get it working on the ps5? ... Share on reddit. It was a Black Friday special on Amazon. PS4 external Hard Drive on PS5. Sorry for the rambling, but I’m not really sure how to put what happened to me into words. [–]Chair_Toaster 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (1 child). I'm playing it safe for now. Surveys, polls, petitions, unactionable requests. I lost a bunch of progress after beating a boss after the game froze when a trophy popped up so I had enough and formatted the hdd did a factory restore of the ps5 and it's been fine since. Not Sure, I think it is a 5400 RPM Platter I have been using it for months now, I have not had any issues with it. The PS5 is almost upon us, and this handy guide will help you move PS4 titles over to an external HDD, perfect to plug into your next-gen console and carry on.. I was able to move some games around yesterday and decided to stop using my external altogether until Sony speaks up about it. The PS5 will come in two versions. [–]killgizmo 0 points1 point2 points 16 days ago (2 children). So externals seem unsafe to use in general then. [–]DCDa192 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children), I'm using external hard drive Hover for a full list of post topics were are currently not accepting. Unfortunately no. I put my PS4 Modern Warfare Disc into my PS5 to play, and it wouldn’t download onto the 5. So is it safe to use one or not? [–]HugoStiglitz_88 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (1 child). That and also heard there been more problems from HDD then SSD. then download your games. Come host an AMA with us and talk about your game! Giveaways are either self made but must be ok'd by the mods. Not reading them doesn’t exclude you from the rules. [–]Gator178[S] 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (4 children). While PS5 games can only played off the system’s internal solid-state drive, you can also plug in an external … I've been using an external drive for ps4 without any issue. Sony has said nothing. I had to boot it back up with the power button on the console. You can’t store and play PS5 games from ANY external HD currently, right? ya, format it to ntfs or ex-fat on pc. But yeah they’ve probable now got 2.5 million ps5s out there but no official figure has come out yet. Been using an external SSD since launch and haven’t had any issues. Typically, there will be a pinned “info and discussion” thread linking to the individual threads created. Another note, HDD for PS5's should strictly be for PS4 games since most people have trouble when they move PS5 games to external drives. [–]Thedude2309 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (3 children), https://www.playstation.com/en-us/support/hardware/ps5-usb-ports-guide/, [–]sfbayareablues 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (2 children), [–]spncrmr 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (1 child). It hasnt crashed again since and it's now unplugged. I use the top usb port in the back since the front USB port is not compatible with most HDD and I haven't had issues yet. © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. Since unplugging I had one soft crash from the game but not a full system crash. Last night with the external connected, I was playing demon souls and the system crashed. $112; $150; 26% off; Prices taken at time of publishing. Try whatever you want no one knows. Online. Sony is planning to launch the PS5 in the 2020 holiday season , which is … "Official" flair, means a post was made that links directly to a PlayStation website or channel. We take into account your posts to all of Reddit, not just r/PS5. same issue happened with me honestly, im just keeping it disconnected for now, but its a bummer to not be able to play any of my ps4 games. Hopefully Sony will address these issues being reported/rumored so this paranoia can be put at ease. [–]Chair_Toaster 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (3 children). I would be okay with installing them on the PS5 if they would allow and sell an expansion drive. I have not formatted it at all on the ps5. Hard drives seem fine. Thanks! Question, how big is your external that caused these crashes? Clickbait, editorialized, sensationalized, misleading titles, or attempting to draw attention to the post. no one knows, the best bet is to tread lightly. Rendered by PID 1358 on r2-app-050de9410fb2ca1c3 at 2021-01-10 02:48:44.845494+00:00 running d8cca48 country code: US. I'm hesitant to try again as I don't want to keep bombing my system. If you link a twitter post that simply links a blog/article/video then it will be removed in favour of the direct link. PS5 games can’t be played off an external hard drive at all, so that 650GB~ of internal space is really at a premium. [–]KiritoSoloer 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (8 children). ... Astro’s Playroom Highlights PS5’s DualSense . Have had no issues whatsoever. Which brand of drive is it? I have a large number of games on my drive, and it came over from the PS4 just fine. Yeah I’ve had my system crash twice from the front usb-c port using a G-Drive 1TB SSD, second time happened today. This may be low percentage of users, but I just experienced what others have regarding external drives for PS4 games. 2TB. Otherwise, see below for more details. Buy and sell locally. Sorry if this is a dumb question, but when playing ps4 games off an external hdd, do they still play better than ps4? © 2021 reddit inc. All rights reserved. the game plays at 60fps everything else is pretty much the same. An external hard drive is handy for sharing large files and expanding the capacity of your gaming console. I had not used it until the firmware update and I had zero issues. This includes events such as highly anticipated releases and conferences. I was just worried about carrying over all that content and messing it up. *Reading speeds? I Have A External Hard Drive That I Use With My Windows Desktop Mostly. For posting of images, gifs or videos (directly or otherwise) we will only turn this method of posting on during special occasions. Sony made it pretty clear external hard drives are not yet ready for use, nor the internal SSD. and join one of thousands of communities. From the article: My ps5 got here on Friday after the recent firmware update. I had a system freeze when trying to transfer from PS5 SSD to an external Samsung T7 SSD, using one of the rear USB ports, a PS4 disk game YS: Memories of Celceta. maybe you dont have many games,or the game that cause the issue. Curious if certain drives are more prone to issues. [–]lubrongo23[S] 0 points1 point2 points 16 days ago (1 child). Shit. I haven't had a single crash in any game. Use this spoiler formatting: Is there PS5 News? Members. I did rest mode with it plugged in too and no issues. Sony confirms the PS5 can only support a single external USB 3.0 hard drive at one time. Please, don't post a link that links to another link. If I wanted to dump all my PS4, including PSVR games on an external hard drive, that means that my only option is the front USB C port, but I use that for my Arctis 7X's which I like a lot and would also prefer to use. yes. that's not a shit ton. Devs, journalist and industry folks! Titles must describe the content of the post. So I have a few old hard drives from upgrading my PS4. Post about a specific game must include the name of the game in the title. I had problems but this worked for me so far. On the other hand, as a specialized gaming drive for the newest PlayStation 5 console, the PS5 solid state drive can easily render graphics at a higher level than even modern gaming PCs. External hard drive (HDD) storage was added to the PS4 back in 2017, but you may be new to the feature. Hey, so, i decided to test it for science, but, i noticed the crash only happens when playing ps5 games, and if a game on the external drive is downloading or updating, everytime i play a ps5 games, I've made sure to disconnect the external drive, also, after hours of playtime i put into ghost of tsushima, playing games on the external drive works just fine, so basically, make sure its not connected if you're going to play demon souls or something. It's playing games from the drive, while installing games onto the drive just fine. Only mods and approved users will be able to make new posts. [–]Ketta 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (4 children). [–]Ketta 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (2 children), https://www.amazon.com/Seagate-Expansion-Desktop-External-STEB8000100/dp/B01HAPGEIE, [–]GravyOnTheFries 1 point2 points3 points 1 month ago (1 child). We take into account your posts to all of Reddit, not just r/PS5. 8.5k. Will simply deleting what’s on there on my ps4 work as well. [–]mongrel7326 -1 points0 points1 point 1 month ago (16 children). use the following search parameters to narrow your results: Click here for detailed rules & policies. [–]Select-Preference907 0 points1 point2 points 1 month ago (0 children). *Does the drive work with Rest Mode? 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