Western Digital has introduced Five new hard disk drive (HDD) and solid-state drive (SSD) for console and PC gamers to optimize game storage capacity, portability and accessibility
The new WD_Black products are designed for gamers who face the challenge of sacrificing games when storage capacity hits the maximum. The new products are built on the legacy of WD_Black™ SN750 NVMe™ SSD. the portfolio of external storage solutions by western digital also includes a first-to-industry SuperSpeed USB (20Gb/s), USB 3.2 gen 2×2 port in a game drive.
“We constantly hear from gamers about how the performance and capacity limitations of their current systems challenge the quality of their gaming experiences,”
The motive behind the portfolio of external storage solution
Western Digital realizes how games in the modern era use heavy graphics technologies making use of augmented and virtual reality. All the modern innovations in applications take a heavy load of storage to run. There exist games that even exceed the 100GB level. To cater to this need of the gamers, who find it hard to sacrifice their old or less preferred games for new ones or files of existing ones the company came up with a portfolio solution.
The five new products are built on the incredible performance of the WD_Black™ SN750 NVMe™ SSD. they are built with the purpose of solving the storage issue of gamers in mind. They allow gamers to not worry about the limits and game as hard and as freely as they want. With WD_Black SSDs offering boosted loading screen speeds, gamers can get back to what they love: winning.
Western Digital has also partnered with Microsoft to come up with offers such as three-month membership of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate.
“We are helping make room for the latest releases, whether a gamer has been playing for years or is just starting out and looking for a high-performance edge. With the latest additions to our WD_Black™ portfolio, anyone from the casual to hardcore gamer can now capture a variety of games, in one accessible place.” said Susan Park, senior director of product management, content solutions, Western Digital.
The five products that were introduced:
- WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive:
- WD_Black™ P50 Game Drive
- WD_Black™ D10 Game Drive:
- WD_Black™ D10 Game Drive for Xbox One
- WD_Black™ P10 Game Drive for Xbox One
Pricing and Availability
The WD_Black P10 Game Drive comes in capacities of 2TB up to 5TB and ranges from $89.99 up to $149.99 MSRP USD in the U.S. The WD_Black P10 Game Drive is currently available at select Western Digital retailers, e-tailers, resellers, system integrators, and the WD Store. The WD_Black P10 Game Drive for Xbox One will come in capacities of 3TB up to 5TB and ranges from $109.99 up to $149.99 MSRP USD in the U.S. The WD_Black D10 Game Drive 8TB capacity is $199.99 MSRP USD in the U.S. The WD_Black D10 Game Drive for Xbox One 12TB capacity is priced at $299.95 MSRP USD in the U.S. All prices vary depending on model and capacity.