So PS4 games require installs, and the 500GB goes fast?

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1 year ago#1
I probably won't have a ton of games for a while, but if I do end up with a lot of them, I'll need to upgrade, right?

And if you do delete the data, you'll have to redownload everything (including the patches), right?
1 year ago#2
Yeah, pretty much
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1 year ago#3
YDiayamondo posted...
And if you do delete the data, you'll have to redownload everything (including the patches), right?


Yeah, the game install is also where the patches and DLC reside at the moment. Would be nice to have a sorting option in the future; that way you could lose the game install, but keep the DLC and game patches if you planned to install again later.
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1 year ago#4
If I remove an installed game and then later on reinstall it, will my saved data still be available?
1 year ago#5
SDFan18 posted...
YDiayamondo posted...
And if you do delete the data, you'll have to redownload everything (including the patches), right?


Yeah, the game install is also where the patches and DLC reside at the moment. Would be nice to have a sorting option in the future; that way you could lose the game install, but keep the DLC and game patches if you planned to install again later.


Darn. Any chance Sony will fix that anytime soon, and do they even recognize the issue?
1 year ago#6
ShELbY_GT500 posted...
If I remove an installed game and then later on reinstall it, will my saved data still be available?


Yeah, the game save data is stored separately from the install.
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1 year ago#7
games install from the discs in less than a minutes. It's not a big deal at all if you need to delete some to make space.

DLC and such can be re-downloaded in the background, so no worries there either.
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1 year ago#8
ShELbY_GT500 posted...
If I remove an installed game and then later on reinstall it, will my saved data still be available?


Yes. More so if you have PS+. Saves in the cloud so you can delete what's on your hard drive.
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1 year ago#9
SDFan18 posted...
ShELbY_GT500 posted...
If I remove an installed game and then later on reinstall it, will my saved data still be available?


Yeah, the game save data is stored separately from the install.


Well, that's good. It'd suck if you have to start all over.

Anyway, is upgrading the hard drive simple to DIY? I don't wanna mess up.
1 year ago#10
Diayamondo posted...
SDFan18 posted...
ShELbY_GT500 posted...
If I remove an installed game and then later on reinstall it, will my saved data still be available?


Yeah, the game save data is stored separately from the install.


Well, that's good. It'd suck if you have to start all over.

Anyway, is upgrading the hard drive simple to DIY? I don't wanna mess up.


Someone made a topic about it, it never got stickied though.

http://www.gamefaqs.com/boards/691087-playstation-4/69429669

Well, thats about installing 3TB, 4TB and 6 TB drives anyways...
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