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Seagate announces Game Drive for Xbox external drive for growing storage troubles

There are new Xbox One games being released with every passing week. Just this week alone, users have been presented with a chance to download and install up to 30 different Rare games. With many new releases also receiving hefty patches and DLC add-ons, storage space is likely running very low. That's why hard drive manufacturer Seagate is stepping in to address a growing area of concern by partnering up with Microsoft for a new solution.

During this year's Gamescom, Seagate unveiled a new storage solution for Xbox One users called Game Drive for Xbox. This is a 2TB external hard drive designed for the Xbox One and Xbox 360, as well as the first of these peripherals to be officially licensed by Microsoft. The hard drive will come with no extra frills like cloud backup, since it's simply meant for plug-and-play Xbox storage. Seagate is also touting the ability to bring the device along to a friend's Xbox One console and use any games contained inside by signing into the proper Gamertag. The hard drive will come with a USB 3.0 cable to hook up to the console, at which point it can be formatted through the Xbox One UI.

The Game Drive for Xbox is coming soon and is set to retail for $109.99.

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