Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S owners have a reason to celebrate today as Western Digital comes through with an alternative for expansion cards. Seagate has been the dominant manufacturer of Xbox expansion cards, and with a new player in the mix, prices of expansion cards should start heading south.
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These new Xbox Series X and S expansion cards are also official, and they’ve been dubbed the WD_Black C50. These new cards come in 500GB and 1TB versions, priced at $79 and $149, respectively. As game files get larger, the WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox is a fast and easy way to give your Xbox Series X|S a big capacity boost and keep more titles installed.
Just plug this officially licensed card directly into the console for performance similar to the Xbox internal storage. Included with your purchase is a 1-month Xbox Game Pass Ultimate membership, with access to 100+ games on consoles and PC, plus online console multiplayer. Here are Western Digital’s key points on this new Xbox Series X and S expansion cards:
- Xbox Performance: The WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox leverages the Xbox Velocity Architecture™ and delivers similar performance as your Xbox Series X|S internal storage for a seamless experience with all your favorite games.
- Store more titles: Games are getting bigger, eating up more storage. Capacities from 512GB to 1TB let you keep more of those titles installed and ready to fire up at a moment’s notice.
- Easy to install: This officially licensed Xbox expansion card is plug-and-play with your Xbox Series X|S. You don’t have to worry about compatibility or opening your console to install.
- Store more Play more on Xbox: Non-expansion card solutions require you to transfer games back and forth to your console. The WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox lets you get into the action faster, so you can game when you want to.
- Quick Resume: Suspend your current game, play a different game, then return to the first game as if you never left. Only the Xbox console’s internal SSD and expansion cards can support this time-saving feature.
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