Three PS5 hacks you need to learn right now – including easy performance boosts

THE PlayStation 5 is packed with tons of useful features – although the consoles are still difficult to come by.

The latest PlayStation was released in November 2020 and some people are still struggling to get their hands on one.

More than 17.3 million PS5 consoles have been sold


More than 17.3 million PS5 consoles have been soldPhoto credit: Getty

For those who managed to bag one – well done! – Here are three essential hacks to try.

Unlock performance boost

Did you know that you can set specific performance modes for each game?

That means if you prefer higher frame rates, you can choose them for this game.

It’s all within the Game Presets Feature where you can also choose the level of difficulty you want for each title.

To access it, go to settingsfollowed by save data.

blow Game/App Settings and you will see them Game Presets Section.

Make sure you’re playing a PS5 version of a game and not the PS4 version

If you accidentally installed the PS4 version of a game, you can change it to the PS5 to harness the full power of the console.

A logo next to the game on the home screen will indicate which version of the game you have.

To update one on PS5 go to your library and you should see an option to download.

Move PS4 games to external hard drive

An external hard drive is a must if you have a lot of PS4 games and need the storage locally.

You can offload them to your hard drive by going to settingsfollowed by storage.

Choose console memoryfollowed by the games and apps Sign.

Select the Items you can move -Tag and the games you want to broadcast.

Once you’ve decided, finish by hitting Move.

PS5 was released in November 2020


PS5 was released in November 2020Photo credit: Reuters

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