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PS4 Firmware 4.50 Will Bring External Hard Drive Support and More

04 February, 2017, 00:55 | Author: Abraham Jackson
  • PS4 Firmware 4.50 Will Bring External Hard Drive Support and More

It's actually quite easy to upgrade your PS4 hard driveHow To Upgrade Your PS4's Hard Drive How To Upgrade Your PS4's Hard Drive The PS4 makes it easy to add more storage space. With this update, you have the option to store content to an external HDD.

The one caveat is that the external hard drive has to be of the USB 3.0 variety - any hard drive you buy in 2017 should be compliant with this, but do yourself a favor and check the box/ask a sales associate if you're unsure. Apparently a HDD of up to 8TB will be supported and best of all, the content stored on the HDD will appear on the Content Launcher from the PlayStation 4 Home Menu.

Also custom wallpapers, quick menu refresh, PlayStation Network social status updates, and 3D Blu-ray support for PSVR.

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The simplified notification List is another feature that the update will be making much needed adjustments to.

For more info on PS4 system software update 4.50, check out the official PlayStation blog. You can unscrew a panel on the side of your PS4, remove the internal hard drive, and replace it with a new one. This can be achieved through the use of ShareFactory's Photo Mode. The 4.5 update will be released for everyone at a later stage with a date to be announced later. These plush, hand-stitched characters head out into a creative, unusual world full of similarly creative and unusual characters, doing so with more abilities and features than in the previous two games.

Users who have access to the 4.50 beta and a PS4 Pro can check the new feature out in their console's settings menu under the new "boost mode", which has been confirmed. Starting today, selected beta users will be able to get an early look at the most important additions of Firmware 4.50. While you won't be able to use any random image off of the Internet, you'll be able to make use of your favorite in-game screenshot on your home screen. Boost Mode offers a clear frame rate improvement from the very choppy performance of the standard game. Last but not least, 3D Blu-rays will be playable on PlayStation VR as well. This shows up across the console and with update 4.50 you will be able to post text, screenshots, gifs and more into the activity feed.

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