Seagate announces external SDD for Xbox One

The Seagate  Game Drive for Xbox SSD uses USB 3.0 to connect to the Xbox One console. The Seagate Game Drive for Xbox SSD uses USB 3.0 to connect to the Xbox One console. SEAGATE

At E3 this week, Seagate unveiled a a flash-speed SSD external storage drive designed exclusively for Xbox One called the Game Drive for Xbox SSD.

The Game Drive will be available in 2TB, 1TB, and 500GB capacities and they are officially licensed for Xbox One.

“The quality of production and in-game environment for today’s game titles is off the charts,” said Jeff Fochtman, vice president of marketing for Seagate Technology.  “Seagate’s Game Drive for Xbox SSD offers gamers the extra capacity for their entire library and flash-speed performance so they can jump into their games without waiting on slow menus and load times.”

The drives connect to the Xbox One via USB 3.0 and are instantly recognized by the console.  Seagate says they install in less than two minutes.  Additionally, Game Drive for Xbox SSD is small enough to slip into a pocket and does not need a separate power cord.

Seagate's new Game Drive for Xbox SSDs are available later this summer at retailers and online for an MSRP of $600 (2TB capacity), $300 (1TB capacity), and $150 (500GB capacity). 

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