Seagate’s line of game drives are ready to store your growing digital library
Seagate’s line of game storage offers a product for every platform and every need, whether you’re looking to easily add huge amounts of space for your next-gen games or gaming PC, or want to expand the capacity of your next-generation console. Fast SSD.
It’s no secret that video game installation sizes are huge in 2021, and the new consoles don’t exactly come with plenty of storage out of the box. If you’re like us, you’ve probably done the delete and download tango on your PS5 or Xbox Series X | S since the consoles launched.
Fortunately, no matter what platform you are on, there is bound to be a storage solution and whether it is an internal SSD for your PS5, an expansion card for your Xbox, or just a portable USB3.2 drive for your next-gen games and PCs, Seagate’s 2021 game storage lineup has you covered. The manufacturer has long been synonymous with storage, but this year they really broke into the gaming space with the best solutions for the new generation. We’ve listed our choices below for every player’s storage needs in all situations:
Seagate FireCuda 530 with heat sink
With the latest major console firmware update, PlayStation has finally made it possible for users to install internal M.2 SSDs in their PS5s. The process is relatively painless if you’re tech-savvy or just following a guide (like ours!), But there are a few important specifications to consider before purchasing a new drive for your machine. It shall be a PCIe Gen4 x4 M.2 NVMe SSD that meets the speed and physical size requirements, and it shall be equipped with a heat sink.
Fortunately, the Seagate Firecuda 530 with heatsink is a great fit for the PlayStation 5 which far exceeds minimum speed requirements and comes pre-equipped with a heatsink, making it an obvious choice for anyone looking to buy a new drive and insert it into regardless of its suitability and performance. Importantly, the Firecude 530 offers incredible endurance and durability – up to 5,100TB TBW (terabytes written) means you can safely write and delete 70% of the disk capacity, every day, for five years.
The Firecuda 530 is available in sizes ranging from 500 GB to 4 TB:
Seagate Xbox Series X | S Expansion Card
On the Xbox side, your options for additional SSD storage are limited to the official Seagate expansion card, but the flip side is that it’s a much easier process to add to your console. All you have to do is slide the insanely small card into the specially designed slot on the back of your Xbox Series X or Series S console and watch your storage space grow up to 2TB! Currently only the 1TB is available in Australia, but other sizes are on the way, and you can even buy multiple and hot-swap them to play the games saved in each.
I don’t know about you, but I kinda like the idea of having a collection of adorable little flashcards filled with curated collections of ready-to-play games!
- Seagate 512 GB Expansion Card for Xbox Series X | S – to be confirmed
- Seagate 1TB Expansion Card for Xbox Series X | S – $ 349 (Amazon)
- Seagate 2TB Expansion Card for Xbox Series X | S – to be confirmed
Seagate FireCuda Portable Gaming Hard Drive
The Seagate Firecuda Portable Game Drive is a simple solution to adding extra storage to your gaming PC for those bloated setup sizes. Simple plug-and-play compatibility with USB 3.2 Gen 1 makes it ideal for ease and compatibility, and its lightweight design makes it a great additional storage option for gaming laptops.
The great thing about the Firecuda portable player is that it also has fully customizable RGB lighting using Seagate Toolkit software or it can be synced with your other devices using Razer Chroma ™ RGB software.
Game Drive for Xbox – Halo Infinite Special Edition
To commemorate the release of Halo Infinite, this limited edition disc is specially designed by Seagate, Xbox and 343 Industries. Tagged with exclusive artwork inspired by Halo and the iconic hero Master Chief aesthetic, and featuring customizable LEDs, the Officially Licensed Game Drive for Xbox – Halo Infinite SE is a visual showcase alongside any die-hard fan’s console. of Halo.