My son shoved a wal mart gift card in the disk slot so I took it apart got the card out and put it back together. Now it doesn’t play games wife and i decided we’re just getting a new system. I know i can’t just take the hdd out and swap it because of reformatting issues. I don’t want to lose all my progress and have to start over. Anybody know of a way I can transfer over?
i dont know about ur financial status or how much damage the console got
but i think buying a new ps4 is kinda stupid, especially with the ps5 coming out pretty much 1 month from now
i would just say fk it and try to get that
for memory, did you have ps online? i think they do have backup if it is enabled, and you can play all ps4 games on ps5 anyway, most of them if i understand that right are also wworking if you got them digitally
i mean its just me
but i would rly not spend 200+ for a ps4 at this point
i mean if you have an external harddrive you can propably also try to get all ur progress on that ( i think you have to formate it though and it should be about a terrbite big to make sense
if you cant do that rly re-consider if you want to get another ps4
If the only problem is that the console don’t play any games it’s still fine.
If you have ps+ you can save your saves and profiles into the cloud.
If not you can save it to an USB drive.
Would not buy a new ps4 especially now.
With ps plus, your saves can be added to the cloud. Nothing lost.
Also there maybe a way to copy your old ps hdd when setting up a new console. It will ask if you are transferring from an old machine.
It would be the same process for a new hdd. As others have said, back up everything onto USB or cloud. You will need to download the PS software onto a USB from a PC and load that for the interface, and you are good to go, good luck.
After looking at replies im probably going to go with the ps plus cloud save, I’m not getting a ps5 right now because I don’t like to deal with consoles in the beginning of their life cycles especially after dealing with the xbox 360 and the rrod.