We’re less than a week away from the release of the PlayStation 5 in many regions, which might mean you’re less than a week away from retiring your PS4. But before you go selling your system or putting it into storage, there are some steps you should take to ensure you’re ready to go on PS5’s launch day.
While you’ll probably be fine even if you’ve mothballed your current-gen console already, you can help to speed up your setup process on launch day so that you waste no time in seeing what the PS5 has to offer. Read on to see what you should do in the coming days to get yourself ready and kill some time before the new console arrives. Also, be sure to check out our PS5 review for all the details on what to expect.
Move Your PS4 Games To External Storage
Backwards compatibility may not be quite as flashy on PS5 when compared to Xbox Series X/Series S, but it still works well, allowing you to play your PS4 games, potentially with various enhancements. Those can come in the form of higher resolutions and improved frame rates, along with faster load times–and that’s before looking at games that are being specifically updated to take advantage of the PS5 hardware.