NEWS - Monday, September 2, 2013

Major Nelson: Xbox One won't support external storage at launch

The Xbox One will not support external storage at launch, though it will be added later.

That’s according to Microsoft’s Major Nelson, who made the announcement in his latest podcast.

At around the 37 minute mark of the PAX special, he explains, "The future plan is for definitely to support external storage much like we do on the Xbox 360.

"My understanding is that feature will not be there at launch because the team is working on some other things, but it definitely is on the list. I don’t know when it will come in though."

The Xbox One comes with a 500GB internal harddrive as standard that cannot be replaced, though at the console’s announcement back in March it was confirmed external storage could be connected via the USB 3.0 port to use for game installs and downloads.



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