• Western Digital Reveals PS5-Compatible SSD Expansion Drives Following PS5 System Software Beta

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Sony's current PS5 system software beta has unlocked the consoles SSD expansion bay for use, which means that the full functionality will be headed to all PS5 consoles soon. Multiple SSD manufacturers are starting to confirm which of their M.2 NVMe SSD drives will work with the PS5's unique requirements, and Western Digital is the latest to join the club with its WD-BLACK line of gaming drives.
    Specifically, Western Digital told VGC that the currently available WD BLACK SN850, a drive that can come with a preinstalled heatsink attached, meets Sony's listed requirements, though it's still...
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  • PS4 Public Beta Firmware 9.0 Available Now, Displays PS5 Trophies on PlayStation 4

    1 month ago - By PlayStation LifeStyle

    Following on from the release of the first PS5 system software beta update earlier this week, Sony has now released Public Beta Firmware 9.0 for the PS4 according to ResetEra member nano. While the list of updates is nowhere near as extensive as its newer console counterpart, one of the most notable changes it does make is to allow PlayStation 5 trophies to be displayed on PlayStation 4 .
    The main change in the beta firmware update is to allow PlayStation 5 trophies to be viewed on PlayStation 4. Previously PS4 players were only able to view trophies from PS3, PS4, and PS Vita, so this...
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  • Upcoming PS5 Beta Update Displays Trophies Vertically

    1 month ago - By Gaming Bolt

    A new PS5 beta update is on its way, which will activate the M.2 SSD slot on a software level among other things. Two manufacturers - Seagate and WD have already revealed supported SSDs for the console, but there are a number of additional features that are sure to elate PlayStation fans. Tom Warren, senior editor at The Verge took to Twitter to report a list of patch notes, which included a change to the trophy layout.
    Replacing the PS5 horizontal Trophy layout will be a vertical one, which seems to be great for a number of reasons - the most important being readability. The PS5's UI is...
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