Seagate introduces 2TB Game Drive for PS4

Officially licensed by Sony, Seagate's PS4 Game Drive is designed to boost storage space and offer game portability.

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jaymacx1704d ago

Overpriced. a Non - licensed HDD is the same price but double the capacity (4TB)

Tazzy1704d ago

I paid $90 for my western digital 4tb and its great.

jaymacx1704d ago

by the time PS5 comes out we could probably get 8TB for $100.

Master of Unlocking1703d ago

Gee, thanks for the link, but those hard-drives there are external, so I'll probably use it to buy one to store my 4K movies to run them on my PS4 Pro Media Player... sucks that I need to find free software that will convert all those HEVC/MKV vids in H.264/MP4 ones, as the PS4 Pro Media Player won't play them otherwise. But thanks anyway.

Hroach6161704d ago (Edited 1704d ago )

Uuum I’ve had this exact one for my PS4 pro for over a year. And I only paid $80CDN on a sale then. So I’m not sure what this article is referring to. I know it was about a year give or take a few weeks because I got it around the time I moved.
I have the same one but the Xbox version for my 1X I got a couple weeks after that. I don’t remember what I paid for that one not on sale but it sure as hell wasnt $119.99CDN.
I’m confused by this article lol

Abnor_Mal1704d ago

My Western Digital 2TB external is almost full, only have about 50GBs left. On Black Friday I bought a WD 4TB for $80 at BestBuy online.
QUESTION: Is there a way for me to transfer all my installs from the 2TB to the 4TB, say if I plug them into a laptop computer? Thank you in advance for answering.

*This is for the PlayStation4 if that's any help.

Nodoze1704d ago

Lost me at Seagate. Sorry but their drives SUCK,

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PlayStation Stars campaigns and digital collectibles for October 2023

Visit PlayStation Stars on PlayStation App for the latest campaigns.

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Game Pass brings Xbox Cloud Gaming to Meta Quest VR headsets this December

Meta has announced that the Game Pass service will allow Meta Quest VR headset users to play Xbox Cloud Gaming games within their headsets this December.

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RaidensRising13h ago(Edited 13h ago)

Could you kinda already do that via the in built browser?

ken281313h ago

This is not what we wanted when we asked for Xbox VR.

mkis00713h ago

Sounds like a terrible way to play vr games. Any lag is too much

UltimateOwnage40m ago

🥱🥱🥱 cloud streaming is so bleh. But whatever, more GaaS options I won’t touch.


Why PlayStation Fans Are Cheering CEO’s Departure

Jim Ryan oversaw the successful launch of the PlayStation 5. His four-year tenure was also marred by several flubs.

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Battlestar231d 1h ago

I understand why Sony is trying to develop gaas titles as even if only 1 or 2 are a hit that means a nice stream of revenue for them and a foundation for further gaas games to build on. Their single player games sell great but with gaming budgets getting bigger and bigger the more the games need to sell. So if they develop gaas games and get a hit that will help migrate some of the cost.

Jin_Sakai1d ago

Bye Jim. You won’t be missed.

“But over the last two years, Ryan has overseen a PlayStation shift toward “games as a service,” a popular industry buzzword referring to video games, usually multiplayer, that can be monetized over long periods of time. It’s been an uncomfortable pivot for some of Sony’s studios, which have spent the last decade building out teams of experienced developers to make big, cinematic adventure games that are played solo."

-Foxtrot18h ago

If anyone has an idea what's going on atmosphere wise within gaming studios it's Jason Schreier

It's clear some of these studios just don't want to do it but are probably being forced

Look at NaughtyDog, a full on multiplayer game of Factions, I mean really? I highly doubt ND wanted to do that when it was probably going to be bundled in with TLOU2 or released a few months after like what Sucker Punch did with their co-op mode.

If you have two teams within a studio where they'd cycle between franchises then now one of them is most likely stuck doing a shitty GaaS game. We won't cycle, we'll be relying on the same team to do a single player game and it means we'll probably get more fatigued with a franchise as both teams will be working on something within that Universe like GG Horizon, their second team is apparently working on a multiplayer styled GaaS game when they could have most likely been working on a new IP. Cycling between franchises kept things fresh where the other team could probably afford to spend a bit longer on their game while the other releases theres but now we won't get that as they might feel more pressured to get a single player game out to feed an audience who's growing hungry for something they haven't had in a while.

It's messing with the flow of their studios and it's more annoying people who defend GaaS games don't see that.

It's different with people like Bungie being brought in as they were always doing GaaS games with Destiny but forcing your already first party studios to do it? That's just bullshit.

VersusDMC16h ago

What developers are being made to make multiplayer modes for games now that weren't before Jim Ryan?

They made naughty dog make multiplayer modes since Uncharted 2. Socom team made MAG, guerilla was making Killzones, ghost of tsushima was made to have a multiplayer mode and was before his time...i just don't see the Jim Ryan era as the making single player developers make multiplayer games era.

Let's remember he became CEO in 2019. So let me know what developers he forced to make multiplayer games that hadn't been doing them before.

Redemption-6412h ago


What evidence do you have to even suggest Sony is forcing Naughty Dog to work on Factions?

Seriously, I get that you have to make up lies to fit whatever narrative you have cooked up in your, but reality isn't for you. Is Naughty Dog also being forced to work on their New IP, rumored to be a single-player gamer, as well as the recent news of them moving forward with TLOU part 3? Were they forced to add online to the 1st game? To uncharted 2, 3 or 4? Plus, Factions is actually loved by many fans, so again, what evidence do you have to even suggest they are forced to work on it? Most of their major old studios are rumored to be working on single-player games, from Sucker Punch, Insomniac, Santa Monica, Naughty Dog to guerilla games. The new studios they purchased from Bungie to Haven Studios are the ones working on online games.

S2Killinit11h ago(Edited 11h ago)

These are misinformation by articles that jumped the gun upon hearing “live service”. If Ryan was guilty of anything was that he wasn’t careful with choice of words at times, and didn’t explain where an explanation was necessary.

Here is what Sony has said when the question of live service focus was brought up:

“We will continue to publish the games that have served us so well over the years. These single player, graphically beautiful, narrative rich games will continue to be the bedrock of our first party publishing business”

Why is making live-service on top of wjat they were already doing an issue, when MS is only doing live service at the moment?

Starfield is live service, redfall is live service. They just aren’t calling it that. Ryan simply went out and use the word “live service”, so Sony gets the shit for it.

Northpoint2h ago(Edited 2h ago)

Under Jim F***ing Ryan:

Raises PS Plus from $60 to $80. So what improvements were made to make it worth $80???
Introduces 3 tiers to PS Plus. Does anybody actually subscribes to the Premium tier???

I didn't like the guy back when the PS4 launch was doing well and majority of the PS CEOs from the around the world were humbled by the consumer response but uncle Jimmy was arrogant AF when answering the media.

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-Foxtrot18h ago

I don't believe this "will help them make single player games better" bullshit

Knowing what happens to any other company that gets a taste of that sweet GaaS money, the single player output will either be the same or fall behind and any extra revenue will go straight into making more GaaS games or high up executives pockets as bonuses.

We know how this works

Sony is no different that any other company, I think people need to take off those fanboy "console wars" glasses to see that.

It's better to be cautious now than reap the consequences later because we didn't act sooner, what's the worse that will happen? We're all wrong and everything turns out fine? It's a win / win.

Lightning7717h ago

What will you do? Don't Buy the gaas titles and risk job cuts and lay offs or buy it and support the studio growth and have more games out?

Sony's bread and butter isn't gaas games everyone knows that. Buying said gaas games helps everyone involved and yes that does help their single player output. You act like theyll see the gaas money and only do that.

Sony isn't turning into epic games just a one trick pony they've been in this buissness long enough and adapted. Hell Sony was even ahead of the curve allot of the times.

You're definitely overreacting.

Tacoboto16h ago(Edited 16h ago)

"Don't Buy the gaas titles and risk job cuts and lay offs or buy it and support the studio growth and have more games out?"

So to show [publisher] we want more single player core titles from them, you're saying we should support their GaaS?

That is the absolute complete opposite to the concept of "vote with your wallet"