In the comparison between PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, Sony is about as behind in how they handle cloud saves as they are in getting their console to run Halo. It’s time for them to close this gap.
I ran out 2 days ago :( Need to start deleting some old ps3 save files.
No. each system (PS4, PS3 and Vita) gets 1GB.
@ susuFOX Are you sure? I couldn't upload a couple of PS4 saves until I deleted some old PS3 saves.
Even worse, if the space is out, all the uploads are blocked
Yes, this definitely needs to be improved upon. I haven't ran into this problem of running out of online storage yet but I'm sure that it will eventually come up if I keep playing games and saving them online.
It is true and Sony needs to seriously fix this problem immdediately. They made it so the PS4 has these huge save files (10.5mbytes minimum, though a few are 3.15MB) and then limit the PS4's cloud save limit at 1GB. Which is just a bad mix for people you have a lot of games. They need to at the very least, up to PS4 limit. But they should also shrink the PS4 size files. The same games on X1 are less than 100KB compared to 10.5MB or more on the PS4. What a waste of space, way to inefficient. Also, it doesn't even tell you have much space you are using and how much psace you have left on your cloud saves like the PS3 did. They need to include that too.
It is indeed. 1GB is simply not enough in today's day and age, and it can get extremely infuriating at times.
Just curious but how much space do save files, profiles etc take up?
It is usually around 10-15Mb per save, but it can go upto 100MB with some games.
Well, just taking a quick look at my storage management, my PS4 currently has 3.14GB worth of game save data. So, in the almost two years I've had my ps4 I've gathered that much in save data.
wwe 2k15 was over 800 mb
Minecraft and LBP 3 are both over 350mb for me. I think the cloud save error is stopping me uploading YouTube videos.
The minimum seems to be 10-10.5MBytes per save. Though there a few games that have a save file thats 3.15MB, but a lot of games do a ton automatic saves thereby eating a ton of space and there are a lot of games that have way bigger save files than that. Driveclub's Ghost and Replay file can be hundreds of megabytes big. LBP is over 500MB, Apotheon is over 300MB and there are many more. Its ridiculous. Especially when the same save files are just 1-100Kbytes on the X1. It is wasteful and inefficient beyond belief, Especilly when HDD space is so precious. These devs and console makers don't seem to think so and waste all our space on huge updates and now saves.
It should have unlimited storage by now
Unlimited storage and the ability to upload all our pics and videos to the cloud unlimitedly.
Damn I didn't know you only get cloud storage if you pay for PSplus! Seriously? Even my hotmail has 5gb and all I had to do was....nothing
Indeed it is. I've tweeted Shu and PlayStation multiple times about this. I filled up the 1GB on my PS4 PS+ cloud storage months ago. 1GB is adequate for the PS3 and Vita, but for some reason PS4 game save files are significantly larger. We need more space!
its true my storage is full. just get the error cant upload pisses me off
Shut off the auto upload. I got tired of seeing that as well, so I cleared it and choose which games I want to save manually.
5gb should be standard now especially since why pay for plus and games arent as good now
And that's easy enough to fill up if you play enough games. Then it's back to "5GB isn't enough, we need more!" In the end, only thing that will shut people up is unlimited. But, that's surely a pretty penny for Sony as a company that can't leverage a part of their business that is already aimed at providing online storage like MS does.
1Gb is not enough for sure. The Halo comment is a bit of a troll comment though.
It is not only stingy, it's extremely stingy.
I have been out of space here, and it didn't take too many games. 1GB is really cheap and paltry, especially for $50 a year...
I think it's need more space.
Lmfao what? I never knew this. Christ almighty, psplus is lightyears behind live.
Stop being a troll kid, nobody likes a troll.
The outstanding service live provides, generates pressure for Sony to do better. And vice versa. You should be thankful for this free market situation. We gamers are the winners.
Both of the current gen consoles cloud saves are just too small. That is what stop me from getting the last WWE game. A 25 CAW save slot is a joke compared to previous gen where they have 100 now. Both consoles need to improve on that front.
Wait, Live has this problem too? I thought it was unlimited on there?
Mine has been full forever.This is one things that's pretty non debatable. On Xbox One you can literally travel between any online consoles and continue your save with no hassle. Its all automatic the save syncs when you load the game. My cousin comes over and continues his games all the time and I do the same over my friends house. It is truly awesome.
I think I've ran into hard-drive space to install games before saved data being too full for online saves. I'm sure it can be improved but not warranted as an issue for myself personally.
Steam is free and they give you a different quota per game. Portal 2 gives you 1GB of cloud storage alone.
Sadly I lost my Diablo 3 PS4 save when I had a faulty launch HDD. I thought it was backed up but nope, so I had to restart using my old PS3 save, which honestly wasn't good enough as my character wasn't even at max. Sad sad day, haven't even capped out a character since then, so much work gone. Oh well, yea, Sony needs to update their cloud storage a little bit, it hurts when the saves can't go through.
If they just unlocked all of the saves on the PS3 then I could back them up to my hard drive, negating the need for me to even use the cloud (I only use it for locked saves), at least they corrected this with the PS4 (No locked saves) :)
This is easily one of the best things about the xbox one, can play a game on the xbox downstairs & just continue playing on the xbox upstairs from where I left off with no hassle whatsoever.
PSN is not a good service. Quit wasting ur money people.
So you're saying that PS4 users shouldn't want to play the online portion of their games? Did you know you need to be a PS+ subscriber in order to play multiplayer on the PS4?
Can't agree more...Apotheon is 1/3 of your total space on its own!
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