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Xbox Series X Expansion Drive Is $33 Off At Newegg
The drive is the only external option for playing Xbox Series X|S games right now.
Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S both support expanded storage for playing next-gen games, but doing so requires a proprietary storage card. Right now, that Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S is on sale at Newegg, with the current deal giving you more than $30 off its regular price so you can install even more games. To take advantage of the discount, all you have to do is enter promo code EMCEWSU22 during checkout. You'll see $33 slashed off the price, dropping your total to $187 from $220. Last time this expansion card was on sale, it sold out fast, so this deal may not be available long.
Seagate's card is the only one that supports direct play of Xbox Series X|S games other than the consoles' own internal storage. Currently, other external drives, including other SSDs, only support storing these games, and they must be transferred to the internal drive to play.
Designed in collaboration with Microsoft to ensure compatibility and performance, the Seagate drive is meant to offer the exact same experience you'd get running a game off the consoles' internal NVMe SSDs. That means support for Quick Resume and very fast loading times, and with 1 TB of storage, you can put a whole bunch of games on it.
It remains to be seen if any other manufacturers will release their own compatible expansion cards for Xbox Series X|S, but because that hasn't happened yet, we rarely see price drops on Seagate's model. If you're running out of space already and don't want to delete your favorite games, now's a great time to buy the drive.
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