The first major PS5 update is rolling out soon and includes much needed new features.
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Tomorrow, April 14, Sony will begin rolling out the first major system software update for the PlayStation 5. This update will be "packed with new features and improvements" that should make some fans very happy.

Among these new features will be an expansion to PlayStation 5 storage options. There will also be some new social features for both the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5, new personalization options on the PS5, and even some improvements to the PlayStation mobile app.

Naturally, the biggest win for PS5 owners here is the improvements and changes coming for storage options. These are detailed in a new PlayStation Blog.

Store PS5 Games on Compatible External USB Drives - With this feature, you can now transfer your PS5 games to USB extended storage from your console’s internal storage. It’s a great way to extend the storage capabilities of your PS5 console, and you can seamlessly copy your PS5 games back to the console’s internal storage when you’re ready to play. It is faster to reinstall PS5 games from USB extended storage than to re-download or copy them from a disc.

• Because PS5 games are designed to take advantage of the console’s ultra high-speed SSD, PS5 titles can’t be played from USB extended storage. PS5 titles also cannot be directly downloaded to USB extended storage. However, games that you transfer or copy back to internal storage will automatically update when applicable. In addition, you can select which game modes you want to install (such as campaign or multiplayer) for select titles that support the option.
Sony makes sure to note that there is still more storage related updates to come to the PlayStation 5 in the near future. This includes the update that will eventually allow users to expand their storage to M.2 drives. The company says that they are still working on this feature.