Check your PS5 console to see if you’re using this little-known trick.

PLAYSTATION 5 console owners have just realised a new way to make tons of extra space available on their system without needing to remove their existing games.

If you’ve not played a title in a long time, it can be annoying to delete them just to get another.

The trophies videos are even captured in 4K, which requires a lot more storage space than a standard 1080p clip


Even the trophies are recorded in 4K. This requires more space to store than a normal 1080p clipCredit: Android Authority

Your PS5 secretly uses up all your space.

This is all about the PlayStation Trophy System, which documents in-game progression, shares your achievements and encourages you complete a given game.

Your PS5 will automatically save a 15 second video and screenshot every time you win a trophy.

The clips are even recorded in 4K, which takes up a lot of space.

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The 4K video files can quickly add up, even if your gaming time is limited.

Luckily, it’s easy to turn trophy videos off.

Just follow these steps.

  • Click here to goYou can also find out more about the following:>Capture and Broadcast>Auto-Captures>Trophies.
  • Check the box to UncheckEnjoy Trophy Videos.

PlayStation recommends that if this doesn’t work, you use an external hard drive.

The gadget is small enough to fit inside your back pocket, but packs a punch.

With a formatted USB extended storage drive, people can store PS5 and PS4 games on it externally.

You can play PS4 games directly from USB extended storage, which lets you save tons of space on your PS5.

You can now use the PS5 to play all of your favorite PS5 titles.

According to PlayStation, “if you want to use a USB extended storage drive that you were previously using with your PlayStation4 console, simply connect it to your PS5 console.

The drive will allow you to play any PS4 titles.

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