Seagate Storage Expansion Cards for Xbox Series X | S
Xbox Game Pass has made it possible for Xbox gamers to have a library of games at their fingertips. Between Game Pass and four generations of game compatibility on Xbox Series X | Yes, there are thousands of games to choose from and play. With so many games available, we want to make sure that there are also options when it comes to storage capacity and support to expand next-gen storage.
At the launch of Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S, Designed for Xbox announced a close collaboration with Seagate to expand next-generation storage with the Seagate 1TB Storage Expansion Card. Designed for Xbox has collaborated with Seagate once again, and we are pleased to announce that the 512GB and 2TB Storage Expansion Cards for Xbox Series X | S will be available soon in all Xbox markets.
The Seagate 512GB Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X | S is available to pre-order today from Walmart in the United States for $ 139.99 USD (US dollars) and will launch in mid-November. For other markets and availability, check with your local dealer.
The Seagate 2TB Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X | S will be available for pre-order in November for $ 399.99 USD and will launch in early December. The Seagate 2TB storage expansion card will also be the next product with the Designed for Xbox Limited Series badge, ensuring superior product quality, performance and design.
How to Use the Seagate Storage Expansion Card
To use the Seagate storage expansion card, simply connect the card to the storage expansion port on the back of your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S console, and you can use it as you would any external storage solution. You can choose to install games on the expansion card by default, play games directly from it, move or copy games between local and external storage, or do anything you already do with an external hard drive today. The only difference is that the expansion card is designed to match the exact performance of the internal storage of the Xbox Series X | S.
Xbox speed architecture
The storage expansion card uses the basis of the Xbox Velocity architecture. This is the custom internal SSD that delivers 2.4 GB / s of raw I / O performance, over 40 times the performance of Xbox One. Seagate’s storage expansion card was designed using the Xbox speed architecture to deliver exactly the same consistent and sustained performance from our internal SSD, ensuring you have the exact same gaming experience no matter where the game resides.
Seagate Storage Expansion Cards are the only external SSDs on the market designed to take advantage of the Xbox Velocity architecture and deliver exactly the same performance as the internal SSD.
Performance and experience
All your games, whether they are optimized for Xbox Series X | S, Xbox One titles, or classic original Xbox 360 and Xbox games played through backward compatibility, will see significant improvements in load times, whether you play from a Seagate expansion card or the internal SSD on Xbox. X Series | S.
And because Quick Resume preserves data on the internal SSD, it will work regardless of whether you’re playing a game from the internal SSD, the Seagate storage expansion card, or an external USB 3.1 SSD or hard drive.
Please visit Seagate.com for more information.