Xbox Series X: Storage Expansion Card and Xbox Velocity Architecture, here are all the details
After distributing the first models of Xbox Series X for the specialized press, Microsoft returns to speak ofXbox Velocity Architecture and custom Seagate expansion cards that will accompany the next-gen console.
In a lengthy interview on Xbox Wire, Jason Ronald gave some details about the memory expansion possibilities of the Xbox Series X and how the Xbox Velocity Architecture with USB 3.1 external drives and with Seagate’s new storage expansion cards. The chief engineer once again underlined how the innovative I/O architecture is the real beating heart of the Microsoft console, thanks to the NVMe SSD and the compatibility with different external storage systems.
However, only storage expansion cards will be fully capable of supporting all the benefits of the Xbox Velocity architecture, especially for games optimized for the next generation. External USB 3.1 devices can still be used to play original Xbox One titles and all those backward compatible in general and will support the quick summarywithout however reaching the maximum transfer speeds granted by Xbox Series X.
The engineer concluded by pointing out the same possibilities for the younger sister as well. Xbox Series S which in turn will be compatible with the new Seagate cards. Also today Microsoft unveiled the price of the 1TB Seagate Game Drive, which will cost a whopping $219.