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Seagate Launches Game Drive for Xbox SSD

Seagate Technology announced a new 512GB Solid-State Drive (SSD) for Microsoft’s Xbox One video game console ($199.99).

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Unedited press release follows:

Seagate Enhances Gaming Experience with New Game Drive for Xbox SSD

CUPERTINO, Calif. — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in storage solutions, today announced the new Game Drive for Xbox SSD, offering elite gamers fast boot and load performance. Designed exclusively for Xbox, it’s an ultra-portable way to store this holiday season’s most popular AAA titles.

The Seagate® Game Drive for Xbox SSD uses flash storage to improve the gaming experience. Helping gamers get into the action quicker, the Seagate Game Drive reduces waiting at welcome screens and enables quicker transitions between levels in top titles like Forza Horizon 3 and Gears of War 4.

With limited console internal drive capacity and game install sizes continuing to increase, users are looking for ways to expand storage. With 512GB of capacity, the Seagate Game Drive lets gamers store approximately 15 of their favorite titles1 and downloadable content. Users can archive less frequently played games on their console and keep a huge library of games at their fingertips on the Seagate Game Drive.

Seagate Game Drive features easy setup and install in seconds. The sleek and stylish aluminum enclosure also complements the Xbox ecosystem. Its compact size and no power cable make it perfect for bringing to a friend’s house2.

Seagate Game Drive for Xbox SSD joins the company’s highly successful HDD version debuted at Gamescom 2015. That model is available in 2TB and 4TB capacities and can store approximately 50 or 100 games respectively.

Pricing and Availability:
The Seagate Game Drive for Xbox SSD will retail for an MSRP of $199.99 USD and will be available in November at Amazon, GameStop and other consumer electronics retailers.

About Seagate:
Seagate creates space for the human experience by innovating how data is stored, shared and used. Learn more at www.seagate.com. Follow Seagate on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Spiceworks, YouTube and subscribe to our blog.

1 Average game size is 35–50GB. Quantitative usage examples are for illustrative purposes.

2 Requires Xbox Live login from original game owner.

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