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Microsoft Confirms Xbox One Hard Drives Cannot Be Replaced

Posted on May 22, 2013 AT 07:35am

Xbox One will come with a 500 GB hard drive which cannot be replaced by users, unlike the current Xbox 360 hard drives, Microsoft has confirmed. However, players can add additional storage to their console’s via third-party USB 3.0 devices.

Engadget reports that Xbox One’s hard drive is “non-user-serviceable,” but Microsoft’s senior director of product planning Albert Penello confirmed to the site that third-party USB 3.0 devices can be used for storing game files, saves, music, movies, and more.

You can check out all the details regarding Microsoft’s next generation console here.

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