WD_Black’s various Xbox storage card is lastly right here

It might need taken longer than we first anticipated, however WD_Black has lastly launched its promised growth card for the Xbox Sequence X and Sequence S.

Since launch, the one possibility in the marketplace to get you extra storage on a new-generation Xbox was supplied by Seagate, and whereas it labored flawlessly the dearth of competitors means costs have stayed excessive.

The brand new C50 Growth Card may not immediately deliver these costs manner decrease, however having a number of choices is a right away profit, and its 500GB variant is available in at a really affordable $80 or £90.

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WD_Black C50 Growth Card for Xbox

This new entrant looks like a winner for Xbox storage growth.

The cardboard is available in 500GB and 1TB variants relying on how a lot house you want, and for those who’re utilizing the Xbox Sequence X specifically these will are available massively helpful.

That smaller console is mighty spectacular given its measurement and worth however is fairly quick on space for storing as a consequence.

These playing cards are tremendous simple to put in, merely slotting into the ready port on the again of both Xbox, in order that’s a serious benefit as soon as you have purchased them.

We’re hopeful that this marks the beginning of a brand new chapter, and that extra licensed playing cards are on the best way from different storage suppliers, however there is no agency indication that that is the case, so it might nicely be that we’re nonetheless slightly quick on selection out there for some time.

New PS5 storage possibility

The excellent news for avid gamers is that this is not the one growth storage WD_Black has launched this week – it additionally has a brand new SSD possibility for PS5 avid gamers, too.

The SN850P NVMe SSD is an upgraded model of its present PS5-compatible drives with barely sooner speeds, a flowery new heatsink design and better capacities that go up to an enormous 4TB model.

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WD_Black SN850P NVMe SSD for PS5

This appears to be like prefer it may very well be a brand new contender for the most effective SSD possibility on PS5.

It is a compelling bundle that ought to make searching for an growth SSD to your PS5 much more of a aggressive affair.

If you happen to have been to go for the largest 4TB drive you would be spending greater than the value of a PlayStation 5 within the first place, to be honest, however you’d even be quadrupling your storage in a single fell swoop, so it’s extremely a lot swings and roundabouts there.

Most individuals will in all probability go for a extra smart 1TB or 2TB possibility, and even these make an enormous distinction in an age the place video games like Name of Responsibility: Warzone take up merely plenty of house in your console.

When you do choose one up, you should definitely take a look at our information to putting in a PS5 SSD so that you could rise up and working with none hiccups.