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Jun 06, 2023

WD_BLACK offers competition with the announcement of the C50 Expansion Card for Xbox

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From Press Release:

In collaboration with Xbox, and rounding out its Xbox storage solutions portfolio, today Western Digital is releasing the WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox. With up to 1TB1, the new card gives gamers more capacity so they can keep more of today’s top titles installed and ready to go.  The card leverages the Xbox Velocity Architecture, allowing it to deliver incredible performance gamers have come to expect from the Xbox Series X|S. 

“Xbox consoles have been a much beloved gaming staple in households around the globe for decades,” said Susan Park, Vice President, Global Strategic Partnerships at Western Digital.  “With the introduction of the WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox, gamers can continue to enjoy their favorite games with more flexibility so they can focus on accomplishing their next mission or defeating their final boss.”  

Designed to expand upon the Xbox Series X|S internal storage, the WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox gives gamers the ability to keep even more of their favorite titles at the ready without having to transfer to and from the console. Designed with the WD_BLACK aesthetic, the C50 fits neatly in the Xbox Series X|S Storage Expansion Port; players can simply plug and play, without fussing with screws or compatibility concerns.

Enabling gamers to enjoy the breadth of the Xbox Game Pass Ultimate service, a purchase of the WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox will also include a 1-month trial of the Game Pass Ultimate service2. The WD_BLACK C50 Expansion Card for Xbox retails for $79.99 MSRP (512 GB) and $149.99 MSRP (1 TB) and will be available today on the Western Digital store.  


11TB = 1 trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less depending on operating environment. 

21-Month trial offer of Xbox Game Pass Ultimate for new Xbox Game Pass members only. Limit: 1 per person/account. Available for a limited time. See product packaging for full details.