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How to Transfer Games from PS4 to Seagate Game Drive

If you'd prefer to watch a video on this topic, let Seagate’s Maka break it down for you here.

There’s nothing quite like maximizing the full power of your PS4—and with Seagate Game Drive you’ll gain the extra capacity and speed to take your gaming up a notch. By transferring your games onto your Game Drive, your boot and load times should shorten, and you can get to playing. We’ll show you how to make it happen!

Image of Maca explaining game transfer from PS4 to Game Drive for PS4

8 steps to transfer games from PS4 to your external hard drive:

  1. Plug in your hard drive and make sure it’s formatted to your PS4.
  2. Head to the PS4 home screen and select “System”.
  3. Scroll down to “Storage'' and select “System Storage”.
  4. Select “Applications” and you’ll see a list of all your installed games.
  5. Press your controller’s “Options” button, and a pop-up screen will appear.
  6. Select “Move to External Storage”.
  7. Select all the games you want to transfer and then select “Move”.
  8. Your PS4 will transfer your games from to your external drive and automatically delete the old versions from your console once complete.

Now you’ve got extra space on your console and your games should start loading quicker—enough talk, let’s get to playing!

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Thanks for reading and happy gaming ✌🏽