Aug 06, 2019

Prepare To Battle The Swarm With Seagate's Game Drive For Xbox “Gears 5” Special Edition

Upgrade Xbox One X storage capacity with the new drive and grab additional “Gears 5” content

Cupertino, CA – Aug 6, 2019 - In collaboration with Microsoft and The Coalition, Seagate’s Game Drive for Xbox® Gears 5 Special Edition is here! Featuring the iconic Omen immersed in ice and snow, the latest addition to Seagate’s popular line of storage for gamers is available for presale today and officially hits retail on August 20.

Offering capacities of 2TB and 5TB, the new Game Drive is an important tool, helping your campaign to uncover Kait’s connection to the enemy and discover the true danger to Sera as you dive into five thrilling modes and the deepest campaign yet. Matching the design of the Xbox One X “Gears 5” Limited Edition console, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Kait Diaz Limited Edition – and other officially licensed accessories, the collectible Game Drive for Xbox “Gears 5” Special Edition is also equipped with bonus content for “Gears 5” including weapon skins and supply drops1.

Additionally, available through select retailers, a complimentary one-month membership to Xbox Game Pass2 is included with the purchase of Seagate Game Drive for Xbox “Gears 5” Special Edition. Game Pass provides early access to let fans play “Gears 5” four days before its global launch as well as all the benefits of Xbox Live Gold and access to over 100 other great games for console and PC.

Helping you jump right into the action, set up of the Game Drive is a snap. Simply plug it into your Xbox One X console and it is instantly recognized and installed in under two minutes through the easy-to-follow setup process. With USB 3.0 speeds, games played from the drive will perform as if they were playing directly from the console’s internal hard drive.

Game Drive for Xbox is small enough to slip into a pocket, does not need a separate power cord and can store more than 503 downloaded games on the 2TB version (150+ games on the 5TB version) plus downloadable add-ons, and achievements for continued gameplay on Xbox One, Xbox One S, or Xbox One X consoles4.

Game Drive for Xbox “Gears 5” Special Edition is available for pre-sale today and officially for sale in retail on August 20 for an MSRP of $99.99 (2TB) and $149.99 (5TB). It will be available in limited quantities, so be sure to grab one before they’re gone!

About Seagate

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About The Coalition

The Coalition® is a growing team of talented, creative, fun-loving professionals from around the world who are united in their passion for “Gears of War.” Located in Vancouver, Canada, the studio is dedicated to pushing the “Gears” franchise to new heights with its belief that if you want to go far, go together. More information can be found at

About Gears of War

Published by Xbox Game Studios, the award-winning and billion-dollar “Gears of War” franchise has continued to redefine the third-person shooter genre. Launched to critical acclaim in 2006, the franchise has inspired a full line of toys and Funko collectibles, apparel and an expanded universe that spans more than a decade of books and graphic novels. “Gears 5,” featuring the biggest, most beautiful Gears world ever created, will be released in 2019 for Xbox One and Windows 10 and will come to Xbox Game Pass on the same date as its global release. More information on previous game titles in the Gears of War series can be found at

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1. “Gears 5” not included

2. Your Gold/Game Pass memberships will upgrade to Ultimate at a conversion ratio. See

3. Average game capacity of 35-50GB per install. Storage is also required for game save data and downloadable game content.

4. Requires Xbox Live login from original game owner.