It appears that Microsoft is getting ready to introduce new Xbox expandable storage options from other producers. For $179.99, a brand-new Western Digital 1TB expansion card for Xbox Series S/X consoles has been discovered early on Best Buy. This is the first time that Xbox expandable storage has been made by a company other than Seagate.
Microsoft first introduced Xbox expandable storage cards with its Xbox Series S/X consoles almost three years ago. The 1TB cards were made only by Seagate and cost $219.99 each. Seagate has introduced 512GB and 2TB storage options, but prices have stubbornly remained high despite a sharp decline in the cost of similar storage for PS5 consoles.
The Western Digital expandable storage has not yet been formally announced by the company, so it is not yet accessible for purchase.
The online retailer removed the listing from Best Buy shortly after online rumours about it began to circulate. About three years ago, Microsoft introduced the Xbox expandable storage cards, which were made exclusively by Seagate and came in a variety of storage sizes ranging from 512GB to 2TB. Even after all these years, the product’s price did not decrease, despite a significant decrease in cost for comparable Sony PS5 products.
With the new options from Western Digital, the Xbox Series X/S will finally have an expandable storage card that is not made by Seagate, and that too for less money than they are currently being sold for.
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