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Dragon Quest Heroes download is too large for Switch’s internal storage

Nintendo Switch owners who intend to buy their games digitally will most definitely want to invest in some additional storage. IGN spotted a list of download sizes for some of the Switch’s digital launch titles, and one in particular stands out – Dragon Quest Heroes I & II, which has …

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PS4 to support external hard drives in 4.50 software update

The PS4 will soon support external hard drives, Sony announced today. In the console’s next 4.50 software update (code-named Sasuke), Sony said PS4 users will be able to upgrade their machine’s storage even further by plugging in a USB 3.0 HDD. The update will allow for external HDDs up to …

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Nintendo Switch batteries can be replaced, Switch-branded microSD cards also coming in Japan

Nintendo UK has updated its technical specifications page for its upcoming Switch console, revealing the battery will be able to be replaced by sending it to Nintendo’s Customer Support service. The 4,310mAh lithium ion battery won’t be able to be removed by the user like a traditional tablet or smartphone, …

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Upcoming PS4 firmware update adds 10 GB of cloud storage, YouTube streaming

Sony has revealed a list of new features set to arrive alongside the forthcoming PS4 3.00 firmware update, including an increase in online storage space and the ability to livestream to YouTube. In a post on thePS Blog, Sony’s John Koller announced those opted into PS4’s beta testing system will …

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Report: Xbox One hard drive space capped at 362 GB

Xbox One’s 500 GB hard drive reportedly maxes out around 362 GB used, meaning more than 25 per cent of the console’s storage space is used up before any game content files are added. IGN reports that owners have access to 362-365 GB of space, despite getting no clarification from …

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Microsoft warns against standing your Xbox One vertically

The Xbox One is not a machine that should be stood vertically, according to Microsoft. This, according to Microsoft’s senior director of product management and planning at Xbox Albert Panello, is due to its use of a slot-loading disc drive. "We don’t support vertical orientation; do it at your own …

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8GB Wii U console has 3GB of usable memory

Nintendo may be taking bold strides into digital distribution with the Wii U, but owners of the 8GB Basic console will need to invest in external storage to make the most of it. Kotaku reports that, as is standard with any electronic device, the Basic Wii U actually ships with …

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PS3 gets cloud storage

Sony has announced a brand new perk for members of its exclusive PlayStation Plus service – cloud storage for game saves. As of today, 150MB of storage will be available " for peace of mind and easy access from any PlayStation 3 system in the world". The key advantages are …

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Cloud storage coming to PS3?

Sony could be the first to bring cloud gaming features to home consoles if the latest rumours are to be believed. Kotaku is reporting that the platform holder will introduce a new feature called Online Saving, which will allow PS3 users to save their game data remotely to a server …

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NGP: Physical storage confirmed

As revealed by MCV earlier this month, Sony has stuck with physical media for its PSP successor, though it’s opted for a flash card as opposed to disc based system. The advantages fog static memory are numerous. Firstly, the moving mechanisms needed to read data off a disc are eradicated, …

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