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3 years ago#1
I can't seem to find why my space is used up other than a 20gb of downloaded games. The save files all seem to be like 10-15 gb total and it is annoying because I don't want to have to delete my games to download ones I bought any help would be appreciated
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3 years ago#2
80GB total space on the HDD?

That means roughly 60 for actual consumer use.

Game data alone (Read - NOT save data) can eat that up in moments. Let alone downloaded games.
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3 years ago#3
Is there a way to get more? I just wanted to get a couple ps2 classics games?
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3 years ago#4
Time to upgrade that HDD!!! Go 500gb or 1tb.
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3 years ago#5
WiiBrawler posted...
Is there a way to get more? I just wanted to get a couple ps2 classics games?


Delete game data you don't want. Backup and delete saves you don't need.

Get a bigger HDD, because nobody is dumb enough to leave the standard HDDs in their PS3s.
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3 years ago#6
Ok I have deleted all my old saves and only have saves of games I currently own and I really don't want to spend so much on a new HDD when I am probably going to buy a PS4 at launch but is there a way I could like copy my games to a flashdrive or pc or like burn them to DVD's so I only use their storage when I want to play them?
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3 years ago#7
Unless you have an external hard drive to create a full system back up, then no. You can't copy game data by any means other than that.
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3 years ago#8
So I added up all my saves/gamedata/games and got 44.541 GB also which makes me wonder why I need room my system says I have 3000mb available of 74 gb.
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3 years ago#9
sorry it was 57.2 gb and I know the other 20 gb is system stuff but is there a way to like download stuff straight to a USB or Hardrive then just plug that in when I want to use the data or play the game?
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3 years ago#10
Iceberg73e posted...
Unless you have an external hard drive to create a full system back up, then no. You can't copy game data by any means other than that.


Could I do this with my Laptop then copy it to a USB then plug that in when I play the game that requires the specific game data?
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