Seagate has launched its Starfield Xbox Sport drive however your Xbox Sequence X|S will not be capable to play Bethesda’s sport from it.
The Starfield-themed sport drive for Xbox was introduced again in June of this 12 months for a launch this month. The drive options unique Starfield paintings and customizable RGB LED lighting. “Formally licensed by Bethesda and wrapped in unique paintings commemorating the explorers from Constellation, the Sport Drive and Sport Hub show a design that feels pulled instantly from the Settled Techniques of Starfield, Seagate’s press launch from June reads. “That includes customizable RGB LED lighting, the drives convey the majesty of the celebrities to the avid gamers’ ecosystem. Out there with as much as 5TB of capability, the Sport Drive is light-weight in design, making it straightforward to take a whole library on-the-go. The Sport Drive and the Sport Hub are related and powered with high-speed USB 3.2 Gen 1, and the Sport Drive doesn’t want a separate energy twine, making it straightforward for avid gamers to play from wherever. Designed to work with Xbox Sequence X|S or Xbox One, each drives are simply put in by way of Xbox OS in below two minutes so avid gamers can launch into motion.”
Embark on a cosmic gaming journey with the Starfield Particular Version Sport Drive! 🚀 Put together for interstellar adventures with as much as 2TB of storage and plug-and-play functionality. 🎮🌌
— Seagate (@Seagate) September 6, 2023
Actually, it is a visually interesting drive for positive, however Xbox Sequence gamers hoping to match the drive with their console and play the sport from will probably be upset. Starfield, being optimized for Xbox Sequence X|S, requires the sport to be performed from the interior SSD or from a storage enlargement card. Sure, there are some Xbox Sequence X|S-optimized video games that may nonetheless run from an exterior HDD/SDD, however Starfield is not considered one of them.
So, whereas Seagate advertises the drive as being formally licensed by Bethesda and being “Constellation Licensed” to be used on each Xbox and PC, do not get the phantasm you’ll be able to really play Starfield in your Xbox console from this drive. After all, you’ll be able to nonetheless set up Starfield on the interior SSD, and hold Seagate’s drive for extra storage of older Xbox video games.
Seagate’s sport drive additionally works on PC, however Starfield’s system necessities point out that you will want an SSD so as to play the sport. As such, you may simply be capable to play Starfield on PC from this drive, however you will possible run into some efficiency points.
Extra details about the Starfield-themed Xbox sport drive might be discovered on Seagate’s official web site right here. There you will additionally discover hyperlinks to buy the drive (in a number of sizes) from choose retailers. The Seagate Starfield Particular Version Sport Drive for Xbox is obtainable in capacities of 2TB (US$109.99) and 5TB (US$169.99). The Seagate Starfield Particular Version Sport Hub for Xbox is obtainable in an 8TB (US$239.99) capability.