Seagate Storage Expansion SSD Card for Xbox Series X

If you're anything like us, that 1TB internal SSD storage that came with your Xbox Series X is filling up at an alarming rate. Xbox Series S owners may struggle even more with only 512GB of internal storage to play with.

Thankfully, Microsoft has teamed up with Seagate to offer an SSD Expansion Card for Xbox Series X | S which allows you to boost your storage capacity while maintaining the same peak speed and performance of the console's internal SSD for a streamlined gaming experience.

There are three options currently available; you can choose from either a 512GB model, the extremely popular 1TB model, or a mighty 2TB model, with the latter offering the most extra memory. As of May 2023, the expansion cards have had their RRP slashed in the US making them cheaper than ever!

Learn more about the Seagate Expansion cards here, or browse all the deals available at retail below.

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Seagate Storage Expansion SSD Card - 1TB

The most popular choice – and the one you'll probably see most often when browsing for Xbox goodies online – is the 1TB model. Here's where you can get one:

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For the US, note that stock at Amazon comes and goes, but Best Buy tends to have units available quite consistently.

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Seagate Storage Expansion SSD Card - 2TB

If you don't mind spending a little more, the 2TB option is absolutely the best of the bunch, giving you more extra memory than either of the other two choices:

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Seagate Storage Expansion SSD Card - 512GB

The 512GB model can be a little more tricky to find, but here are the options currently available:

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Cheaper options for Xbox Series X | S Storage

While the Seagate Storage Expansion SSD Card is definitely the best option if it falls within your budget, it's still possible to use any USB 3.1 HDD or SSD with the Xbox Series X.

Unfortunately, using a standard HDD / SDD does come with a few drawbacks – the big one being that you won't be able to play games optimised for Series X and S directly from the USB drive, and will have to transfer them back to your console each time you want to play – but it's still a much better solution than having to download games again and again.

Here's a handy breakdown of how a regular USB 3.1 HDD or SDD compares to the Seagate Expansion Card.

Xbox Series X Expansion Card Info

Buy HDD / SDD For Xbox Series X | S

If you're convinced that a standard HDD / SDD is the right option for you, here are some of our top picks:

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This article is part of our Xbox Series X|S buyers guide, which offers advice on the best games, controllers, headsets and more. Browse through the following pages if you're looking for more inspiration:

Let us know if you're already running out of space on your Xbox Series X or S and what you think of the Seagate Expansion Card in the comments below.