The September 2021 PS5 system software update is here and it is finally adding the option to expand your SSD drive, alongside other useful features!
PS5 players have been waiting for ages for the next system software update to drop. Now Sony has revealed that the update is releasing tomorrow.
What’s more, it includes the long-awaited ability to expand your SSD storage on PS5! Find out everything coming in the September 2021 PS5 system update below.
But first, check out every PS5 restock happening this week at Best Buy, Walmart & more.
PS5 September 2021 System Software Update Patch Notes
3D Audio Improvements
Firstly, the update is bringing some huge improvements to the immersive 3D audio technology the PS5 uses.
Not only will players now be able to enable 3D audio on TVs with built-in speakers but this update will add an equalizer for the Pulse 3D Wireless Headset. This will let gamers customize their sound profile.
M.2 SSD Storage Expansion
Next, and possibly most important, the update will finally enable SSD storage expansion of the PS5. This has been a highly-requested feature since launch and will be a relief for players who are fed up deleting games to free up space.
Unfortunately, actually adding a new SSD to your PS5 isn’t exactly simple. You’ll want to check out our guide on how to install an SSD storage drive on PS5.
PS5 UX & Game Base Improvements
Thirdly, the September 2021 PS5 System Software Update will allow players to customize their Control Center as well as make some quality of life improvements to the UI.
You will now be able to message friends directly from the Game Base as well as easily tell whether you’re playing the PS4 or PS5 version of a game.
Other Gaming & Social System Changes
Finally, there will be a number of smaller improvements including the ability for your PS5 to automatically capture “personal best” videos as well as being able to view your PS5 trophies on PS4.
Plus, the September 2021 PS5 System Software Update will also add improvements to the PS5 and PS Remote Play apps too.
Make sure to check out the full PlayStation Blog post or watch the video below for all of the details.
Meanwhile, PlayStation fans have plenty of upcoming games to look forward to. The first God of War Ragnarok trailer is here, and it looks amazing.
Also, Sony announced some huge superhero games at PlayStation Showcase 2021. Insomniac is making PS5-exclusive Spider-Man 2 and Wolverine games.
Finally, PlayStation fans can also pre-order Horizon Forbidden West already. Let’s hope Aloy’s next adventure is even more exciting than the first!