Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S is coming to India on February 8, Seagate India has introduced. It will price Rs. 23,499, however can be accessible for a promotional value of Rs. 22,999 for the primary week: from February 8–14. In the US, it is priced at $220 (roughly Rs. 16,250). Seagate India will provide a three-year restricted guarantee. The 1TB Storage Expansion Card can be bought by way of Amazon in India. It successfully doubles the 1TB inner SSD on the Series X and triples the Series S’ 512GB SSD. You can use it to not solely retailer next-gen titles, but in addition play them off the growth card.
Microsoft has gone for the proprietary storage growth route with Xbox Series S/X, and the again of the next-gen consoles have an “Expansion Slot” to, properly, slot them in. Seagate’s 1TB Storage Expansion Card is at the moment the one accessible exterior storage choice for Xbox Series S/X. Microsoft and Seagate collaborated to design the Storage Expansion Card — that helps it to “achieve the same performance as the Xbox Velocity Architecture,” Seagate mentioned, and “mirror the functionality of the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S internal SSDs.”
While you possibly can join any suitable exterior HDD to the brand new Xbox machines, they’ll solely be used to retailer and play outdated video games, from Xbox One, Xbox 360, or Xbox period. For Series S/X titles, arduous drives are like chilly storage. But Seagate’s Storage Expansion Card is quick sufficient to play Series S/X video games which might be saved on it.
Sony has opted for a friendlier growth choice with PlayStation 5 that can allow you to slot in a supported inner SSD, so long as it matches the pace and efficiency of the console’s personal SSD. But the PS5’s growth slot is at the moment inaccessible, and Sony will solely allow it in a future software program replace. For now, the PS5’s storage can’t be expanded in any respect.
In a ready assertion, Seagate senior vice chairman Jeff Fochtman mentioned: “Seagate is thrilled to be a key player in next-generation gaming. With a new standard in performance, games will be more dynamic, visually stunning, and immersive than ever. Seagate’s Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S technology delivers additional game storage at peak speeds, replicating the consoles’ internal SSD experiences. We are proud to join forces with Xbox and can’t wait to help gamers immerse themselves in the high-fidelity experience.”
The 1TB Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S can be accessible beginning February Eight on Amazon India for Rs. 22,999. The value will go as much as Rs. 23,499 from February 15.