PS4 System Software Update 4.50 to bring External HDD support, Custom wallpapers and more

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    Announced today on the Playstation Blog, the PS4's next major system software update, version 4.50 (codenamed Sasuke) will bring some much awaited features:

    • External HDD Support: store content to an external HDD with USB 3.0 (up to 8TB); all the apps saved in the external HDD will appear in the Content Launcher of the Home Screen
    • Custom Wallpapers: set your favorite in-game screenshot as your homescreen's background
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    • Quick Menu Refresh
    • Simplified Notification List
    • Post directly on PlayStation Network Activity Feeds
    • View 3D movies in stereoscopic 3D directly on the PS VR
    The update is out now for select beta testers and should be out for the general mass in the weeks to come. Check the source for additional details!

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    Far away from my kitty named Zelda :'(
    wait wait wait
    Ps4 hadn'T external hdd suport yet?
     
  3. sarkwalvein

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    Erm... I thought it always had external HDD support, like the xb1...
    Well, at least now it has.
     
  4. WiiUBricker

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    Since the hard drive is removable I don't see why most people just swap out that 500GB for a 2TB Seagate for less than a $100. Plus you can throw that 500GB into the Seagate enclosure so there is no wasting it.
     
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    the hdd is inside the ps4, not everyone want to decapitate their console
     
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    I'm not sure about the Slim or Pro but a monkey can easily take out that HDD on the Phat PS4. Literally just slide the cover off and remove one screw. No decapitation needed.
     
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    You can use up to 8tb external. Just installed the firmware it's 339mb.
     
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    The slim is just as easy.. I accidentally took the cover off while moving it.
     
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    "External HDD support" , meh:sleep:
    "Custom wallpaper", cool I guess:unsure:
    "And more", holy fucking sheeit say no more fam I'm ready to update.

    seriously though sounds cool.
    inb4 www.PS4wallpapers.net/not-a-real-website
     
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    any hax yet?
     
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    Ok but are we ever going to get an option for different kinds of views for folders and such?

    Even if it was just a table view like in the Library option I'd be happy, I'm not exactly a big fan of the infinite Horizontal list, 99% of my games owned are Digital, and having to scroll all the way to the right to find a game is rather inconvenient.
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  13. xile6

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    No ps4 never had external.
    The internal is an easy swap. Push cover and 1 screw.

    While the xboxb doesnt allow internal upgrade. So they came with default external storage.

    This does happen to be a little to late for me.
    I got a 2tb swap inside the ps4.
    Then use the ps4 50gb to go external on my xbox one.
     
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    finally, an external hdd support, my 2TB been filled up long time ago....
    lugging external hdd kinda troublesome thou
     
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    alright! as of this update almost every problem i had with the ps4 will be fixed. if we could just get backwards compatibility i will have faith in Sony as a console manufacturer again.
     
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    dont think that will going to happen, since they are re-selling digital ps2 games now....
     
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    ps4 pro is also getting a boost mode to "fix" framerates on unpatched ps4 games, not that i would personally care becaus ei don't evne have aps4, but it's helpful for those who got the ps4 pro
     
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    now is this 8tb combined from all external storage or can i attach 2 separate 8tb hdds as long as they are on different usbs?
     
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    So the PS4 is finally catching up with the Wii U!
     
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    custom wallpaper ? like can we set whatever picture we have as the bg.?

    that'd be sweet.
     
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