Easily one of the biggest challenges of ditching physical media on a gaming console is not even getting a fraction of the games you want onto your machine’s hard drive before it maxes out.
The new drive provides players up to 2TB of storage (approximately over 50 games) separate from their console without any complex setup.
Easy does it
Releasing later this month, the PS4 Game Drive is approved by Sony and sets up in less than three minutes.
Unlike risky and/or expensive modding to install a bigger hard drive into your PS4 — which used to be the only way to until the — the Game Drive doesn’t require tools or void the PS4 warranty, according to Seagate.
Additionally, the external hard drive is powered by USB 3.0, meaning it doesn’t need a separate power source and can stream data at high enough speeds so you won’t feel like you’re playing off an external source.
While Seagate’s much larger for Xbox One owners was also just announced, the Game Drive for PS4 makes up in portability and a reduced cost — netting a price tag of $89.99 (about £70 / AU$120) compared to the massive Game Drive Hub’s $199.99 (about £160 / AU$265).
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