How to Play PS5 Games from External Hard Drive

avatarArisingWard2 months ago
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avatarWhammellingSuite2 months ago

You can't play PS5 games directly from an external hard drive. You can only store them there. You have to transfer them back to the internal SSD to play.

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avatarMisleadingBride2 months ago

I know it's a bit annoying, but PS5 games need the speed of the internal SSD to run properly. External drives are just for storage.

avatarSortyingSlag2 months ago

Hot take: Just get a bigger internal SSD. The external drive thing is inconvenient and slow.

avatarCarryingMonte2 months ago

Unfortunately, PS5 games must run from the internal SSD or a specially compatible NVMe SSD. External hard drives can only store them for you.

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