Oct 10, 2019
New External 2TB Capacity Drive Upgrades Storage for More Titles and Game Portability
LONDON October 10, 2019 — Seagate Technology plc (NASDAQ: STX), a world leader in data storage solutions, today announced the new Game Drive designed for PlayStation®4 (PS4™) to boost storage and offer game portability1, will shortly be available across Europe, Africa, Middle East, Oceania, India and Russia.
Available in 2TB capacity, the new Seagate Game Drive enhances your PS4™ gaming capabilities and delivers easy installation connecting directly to the PS4™ via USB cable. The Game Drive officially licensed by Sony Interactive Entertainment (SIE) for PS4™ offers graphical branding elements complement the PS4™ console design, as well as increased storage capacity so users can retain instant access to more of the great games available on PS4™.
“Games can average 40GB per title, so even the highest-capacity internal console hard drives available can be maximized quickly,” said Jeff Fochtman, vice president of marketing for Seagate. “Seagate’s new Game Drive for PS4 offers a storage upgrade so users can keep saved content while expanding their ability to download new games and add-ons.”
Optimized for PS4™, the Game Drive is instantly recognised by the console, and installed in less than three minutes, making set-up quick and easy. Seagate’s compact and efficient Game Drive is portable and does not need a separate power cord, so users can easily slip it into a pocket or backpack and take their game library wherever they go. That is instant, portable access to more than 502 downloaded games and add-ons for continued gameplay on any PS4™ console1, including PS4™Pro.
The new 2TB capacity Game Drive for PS4™ consoles is available first in the UK later this month at retailers and online for £79.99.
1. Once content is stored on the Game Drive, it can only be accessed by the account that transferred the content to the Game Drive.
2. Based on 2TB capacity and an average storage requirement of 40GB for games published on or before June 2018 and available on the PS4™.
SEAGATE Game Drive is licensed for sale exclusively in Europe, Africa, Middle East, Oceania, India and Russia. For use exclusively with PlayStation®4.
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