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The Best External Hard Drive Deals Available In April 2020 (Xbox One, PS4, And PC)

Final Fantasy 7 Remake is freakin' huge, and so are many other games, but thankfully, there are some great deals on external hard drives.


If you're looking to stock up on PS4 games like the newly-released Final Fantasy 7 Remake, you're going to need quite a bit of space on your PS4. That's where external hard drives come in handy. You plug them into your PS4 or Xbox One, format them, and then you'll have a lot more storage for all of your favourite games. Thankfully, you can snag a great external hard drive at a fantastic price.

WD (or Western Digital) is my go-to brand for hard drives. They're reliable, fast, and good quality. Other external drives that are worth looking at include those from Seagate, Samsung, and Toshiba. As long as you take care of your external hard drive and make sure it's in a nice open space to avoid overheating (don't leave it behind your console), then any hard drive should last you quite some time.

Every external hard drive included on this list is compatible with your PS4 and Xbox One. There are also two different kinds of external hard drives we'll include: portable and desktop. Portable is exactly what it sounds like: you can take them anywhere, plug them in, and they'll work. Desktop hard drives, on the other hand, require you to plug them into an outlet in addition to your console--this is usually the case for higher-capacity drives.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake may be a huge game, but there are also quite a few smaller free games you can claim right now and keep forever. And if you're trying to pass the time while stuck inside, then check out the best games, TV, and movies for social distancing.

WD 2TB Easystore portable external hard drive

$70 ($110)

WD 2TB Easystore hard drive
WD 2TB Easystore hard drive

WD's 2TB Easystore hard drive is an excellent option that lives up to its name: it's small and easy to store.

WD 4TB Easystore portable external hard drive


WD 4TB Easystore hard drive
WD 4TB Easystore hard drive

If you like the WD Easystore's small size but want some extra storage, then the 4TB option is also available.

Seagate Backup Plus 5TB portable external hard drive

$110 ($130)

Seagate Backup Plus 5TB hard drive
Seagate Backup Plus 5TB hard drive

The Seagate Backup Plus is a solid hard drive, and this particular deal packs a whopping 5TB of storage space.

Seagate 8TB desktop external hard drive


Seagate 8TB desktop hard drive
Seagate 8TB desktop hard drive

If you're looking for a massive amount of space, then Seagate's desktop external hard drive carries 8TB of storage. It's important to note that you will need to plug this into a power outlet as well as your PS4 or Xbox One.

WD 8TB Elements desktop external hard drive

$140 ($180)

WD 8TB Elements desktop hard drive
WD 8TB Elements desktop hard drive

WD's 8TB Elements desktop hard drive gives you a ton of storage space for games, though you will need to plug it into an outlet, in addition to your console, to power it.

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