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The 512GB expansion card will hit stores in November

The 512GB expansion card will hit stores in November

Microsoft’s new consoles, Xbox Series X and Series S, have limited storage, and with ever bigger games it takes more storage. An agreement with Seagate to offer a 1 TB memory expansion card was announced during the presentation. The problem is that the price was above 200 euros and it was too expensive for some. A year later, it looks like we might see a new 500GB card.

Microsoft could announce a 512GB expansion card

According to reports, Seagate is preparing to release a 512GB storage expansion card. This will be cheaper and will complement the 1TB model which is currently priced at €249. French Blog XboxSquad (via Chronicle video games) Share a screenshot of an internal listing from the French retailer Micromania The new Seagate card appears.

According to the screenshot, the Seagate 512GB expansion card for Xbox Series X consoles will be priced | S is priced at €154.99 in Europe, and is listed with a release date November 14. This would make it easier to expand the storage of our consoles at a more affordable price than the current one. We’ll see if this information comes true and pretty soon we’ll have this new expansion card.

The current 1TB Seagate expansion card uses a new proprietary port on the back of the Xbox Series X | S. This is compatible with architecture Xbox speed Like NVMe SSDs on consoles. Games optimized for Xbox Series X cannot be played | S only from the internal hard drive of Seagate controllers or cards. But the truth is that the 1TB model is still too expensive for most Xbox users.

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