Sony confirms PS5 won’t support SSD storage expansion at launch

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Sony says its PlayStation 5 can load virtual worlds far faster than ever before, thanks to one of fastest solid-state drives ever made. But it’s also not a particularly big drive — and Sony confirms to The Verge that you won’t be able to expand that blazing-fast SSD storage on day one.

While the PS5 features a dedicated internal slot that can theoretically fit standard stick-shaped M.2 SSDs, it’ll apparently be disabled out of the box. “[T]his is reserved for a future update,” Sony tells The Verge.

If you’ve been paying close attention to PS5 news, this won’t be a big surprise. PlayStation hardware architect Mark Cerny spent several minutes talking up the SSD storage expansion feature as part of his technical preview back in March, but…

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