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|OT| Playstation 5 |LAUNCH OT| No limits

Raging Bull

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Is it safe to go back in the waters with downloading/playing ps4 games off an external hard drive? Below is my post from another thread.

I was downloading ps4 games from psn to my external hard drive while playing demons souls (disc version). Whole console went to black screen in the middle of a boss battle. Had to shut down using the power button.

Powered back on using the power button (controller wouldn't turn the system on), ps5 rebuilt its internal ssd, then repaired its external hard drive, black screen. Waited 5 minutes, nothing. Read on reddit to hold the power button until second beep, system safely shuts down, unplug external, power back on using power button.

This worked, downloaded my demons souls save data from the cloud just to be safe. No issues after playing for a couple more hours.

Needless to say, I won't be using an external hard drive until sony fixes this shit. Its a major feature of the console and since we have dick for ssd space it needs to be addressed.
 

wvnative

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Has external drive support been improved? No patch notes addressing it but not seeing people whine about it as much...
 

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PS5 shapes up to be my favorite homeconsole. The UI is a little unfinished and needs some work, especially in the Library (no filters, no way to hide games you don't like, etc.)... but the overall design of the console, how much it prioritizes gaming, how quickly it all works, how useful some of the features are - easily the best for me.

Also I don't get the complaints about the design. The console looks fantastic no matter how you put it, definitely my favorite design out all PS homeconsoles. The only thing Sony needs to now is to continue exclusivity. That and performance modes, I would happily be playing on consoles more if the games had 60 fps x_< 90, 120, 240 - doesn't bother me, just give me 60 option :3
 

ExReey

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Just bought a PS5, which is my first playstation console ever!
Are there any good PS blogs to keep up to date on the latest news/releases?
 
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NecrosaroIII

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I'm fucking done. Got on Sony Direct. Had a really great intial position (28 minutes). Got to the front of the line and my browser wouldn't redirect. Lost my position. Fuck this shit.
 

rofif

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I kinda hope there would be no PRO consoles this generation..
These confuse everyone, separate the market and makes you buy more expensive console mid gen. The whole point of a console is to have this 1 device for the whole gen
 
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mejin

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I kinda hope there would be no PRO consoles this generation..
These confuse everyone, separate the market and makes you buy more expensive console mid gen. The whole point of a console is to have this 1 device for the whole gen

I agree, but it is something I expect to happen again.

At least, Sony was transparent and pretty clear with their message when they sold Pro. They also didn't fuck ps4 og in the process like MS did with One S.
 

Hostile_18

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Can someone who can hear coil whine on devices please reassure me a PS5 without one exists? 😂 I'm on my third one and it was best yet but 60fps modes drive me crazy on Spiderman and Valhalla. 4th arranged but just worried I'm not trying for some impossible standard 😂. I don't mind a device making a whine as long as I cant hear it from my gaming position 7 feet away.
 

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At least, Sony was transparent and pretty clear with their message when they sold Pro. They also didn't fuck ps4 og in the process like MS did with One S.

Very true. I played with my OG PS4 to the very end and had no regrets. The support was perfect.
 

rofif

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Can someone who can hear coil whine on devices please reassure me a PS5 without one exists? 😂 I'm on my third one and it was best yet but 60fps modes drive me crazy on Spiderman and Valhalla. 4th arranged but just worried I'm not trying for some impossible standard 😂. I don't mind a device making a whine as long as I cant hear it from my gaming position 7 feet away.
I think it's just how these new high wattage electronics work. My 3080 founders edition buzzes in the rythm of frametimes. At 30fps it's like a super fast ticking clock and quite loud. At 60hz it's like buzzing... I dont hear it when gaming but it is loud.
as for ps5 - I can't believe it will be worse than 3080 can it
 
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Hostile_18

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I think it's just how these new high wattage electronics work. My 3080 founders edition buzzes in the rythm of frametimes. At 30fps it's like a super fast ticking clock and quite loud. At 60hz it's like buzzing... I dont hear it when gaming but it is loud.
as for ps5 - I can't believe it will be worse than 3080 can it

I want to play on Playstation but if Valhalla for example buzzes constantly or I can play complete silent on the Series X it pushes me to that console regardless of anything else. It's a shame as I'm heavily invested in the PS ecosystem. I'm going to keep trying for an acceptable unit. 😭
 

rofif

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I want to play on Playstation but if Valhalla for example buzzes constantly or I can play complete silent on the Series X it pushes me to that console regardless of anything else. It's a shame as I'm heavily invested in the PS ecosystem. I'm going to keep trying for an acceptable unit. 😭
it's really interesting if xsx really dont buzz. must use different filter/capacitor
 
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Can someone who can hear coil whine on devices please reassure me a PS5 without one exists? 😂 I'm on my third one and it was best yet but 60fps modes drive me crazy on Spiderman and Valhalla. 4th arranged but just worried I'm not trying for some impossible standard 😂. I don't mind a device making a whine as long as I cant hear it from my gaming position 7 feet away.

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I could hear the whine on the old PS3 Slims, and my PS4 Pro had audible noise i could hear that others couldnt.

I've had my PS5 for a month now and it's been dead silent the whole time. I've gamed on it (disk and digital), and watched movies. I can play Demons Souls for hours and still hear nothing. If i get up and stand real close with my ear to it ill hear a faint fan noise, thats it.
 

saintjules

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When do you guys see Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart releasing?

My guess is Q2 sometime. I initially thought Feb/March, but there's hasn't been any new talks / marketing of the game recently to suggest that.
 
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I could hear the whine on the old PS3 Slims, and my PS4 Pro had audible noise i could hear that others couldnt.

I've had my PS5 for a month now and it's been dead silent the whole time. I've gamed on it (disk and digital), and watched movies. I can play Demons Souls for hours and still hear nothing. If i get up and stand real close with my ear to it ill hear a faint fan noise, thats it.

How would you describe that fan base?

Like does it sound like it's buzzing or is it just the air that's being blown out?

I own a PC with a huge Noctua fan and I can only hear it spinning up close.
 

gamer82

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Is it just me or is the controller battery poor, now im only playing ps4 titles at the minuet but seems to die alot quicker than my dual shock ever died and i literally only game every couple of days or so so not on it all the time usually 2 or 3 hours a pop.
 

Kamina

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Is it just me or is the controller battery poor, now im only playing ps4 titles at the minuet but seems to die alot quicker than my dual shock ever died and i literally only game every couple of days or so so not on it all the time usually 2 or 3 hours a pop.
Can’t confirm. I have two controllers and can play 12+ hours nonstop easy per controller
 
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PuppetMaster

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FINALLY was able to buy a PS5 this week at retail! The disc version.

I paid retail price. But it was bundled with Demon Souls disc so it was a little more expensive than just the system. I already had bought DS for PS5 digitally months ago, so I don't need this disc. But I guess I will just keep it in the shrink wrap as a collectable.

Played a bit of Returnal, and Astrobot already. To be honest so far its the audio in these games that has impressed me more than anything. This 3D audio is the real deal with headphones on! I was suprised by how different it sounds. The controller, the loading speeds, the graphics are nice upgrades too compared to my PS4 pro. But so far its the 3D audio that I find has the biggest wow factor.

Anyway, next gen begins now!
 
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