PlayStation 5 will be able to add M.2 externally, according to Sony, which has released a new software update to make M.2 available to users in the United States, Canada, Japan, the United Kingdom and the United States. France, too.

According to Sony, in order to be able to add M.2 externally, all PlayStation 5 owners must use M.2 PCIe version 4 with a read speed of 5,500MB / s or higher. In addition, make sure that the M.2 used has a heat dissipation system or Heatsink. If the M.2 used does not have a heat sink or Heatsink, or can buy Heatsink from outside and install it as well, according to Sony.

According to sources, the M.2 compatible with PlayStation 5 includes the Seagate 530 FireCuda Series, Corsair Force MP600 Series, Samsung 980 PRO, WD_Black N850 and Aorus 7000S. The next software update, which is expected to be released in September 2021, the PS5 may add M.2 externally.