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Sony has mentioned that it’ll unlock entry to the PlayStation 5’s M.2 slot later this summer time, because it permits gamers to improve their console’s system storage with a further NVMe SSD. However what occurs if you happen to attempt to set up one proper now? In keeping with Digital Foundry, who examined out the characteristic, your console received’t even boot with a stray SSD inside it.

This clearly is sensible, because the system doesn’t formally assist the characteristic simply but – however we’re slightly shocked by the lengths PlayStation’s gone to cease it from getting used. For now, you’ll should make do with an exterior onerous drive – though it’s price noting which you could now offload PS5 software program onto a USB HDD for protected storage.

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