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May 23, 2023

Western Digital goes big with 1TB SanDisk microSD cards for the launch of The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom

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From Press Release:

SAN JOSE, Calif. – May 22, 2023 – Western Digital has expanded its portfolio of Nintendo-licensed SanDisk® microSD™ cards with the release of its highest capacity card yet, a 1TB* SanDisk microSD card for Nintendo Switch™ systems. In partnership with Nintendo®, this supersized offering provides the highest capacity in the lineup of officially licensed SanDisk microSD cards, giving Nintendo Switch players even more space to take their favorite games on the go.

The new 1TB* card bears the Hylian Crest, inspired by The Legend of Zelda™, and has been tested and approved for use with all Nintendo Switch systems. With the new capacity nearly doubling the amount of storage previously offered in the range of Nintendo-licensed SanDisk microSD cards, players will be able to expand their digital game library and store their favorite titles in one place. The Legend of Zelda fans in particular can rest assured that they can have the space they need to take on the exciting new chapter in the franchise, The Legend of Zelda™: Tears of the Kingdom.

“As a beloved franchise for over 30 years, The Legend of Zelda series continues to capture the hearts and minds of players across the globe,” said Susan Park, vice president, global strategic partnerships at Western Digital. “We’re excited to bring this latest card to the fan community and, through our strong partnership with Nintendo, we are proud to continue offering products that help gamers get the most out of their Nintendo Switch experience.”

The 1TB* SanDisk microSD card for Nintendo Switch retails for $149.99 MSRP and is now available for purchase from select Western Digital retailers, e-tailers and on the Western Digital online store.

For Nintendo Switch fans who are looking for a smaller bump in storage, a new 64GB* Yoshi-inspired SanDisk microSD card is also joining the Nintendo-licensed portfolio. It is available for purchase at select Western Digital retailers, e-tailers and on the Western Digital online store with a retail price of $14.99 MSRP.