Here's How To Install a Hard Drive in a PS4

The PlayStation 4 comes with a 500GB hard drive, and let's be real—that's not gonna be enough space for some of you. The good news is that you can upgrade it.


Check out this video by gamespot, which walks you through what you need to do to swap in a new hard drive into your PS4. Thankfully, it's nothing too complicated. And assuming you're okay with the space the original hard drive affords you, installing a different hard drive might still be of interest: a SSD can allow you to load games a little faster. So, it's definitely worth considering.

If you're debating whether or not you should get a PS4 in the first place, make sure to read our review here.

How to Install a Hard Drive in a Playstation 4 [gamespot]


Sooo all console games have full mandatory installs...

What's the distinction games consoles have from PC now? I remember when there was a HUGE gulf now there is almost nothing between them except you pay more and get less. These are just PC games with a butt-load of restrictions and they cost about 50% more. And you have to pay a subscription fee to play online, and there is only one store with no competitor on same platform.