Microsoft’s Major Nelson has this week revealed in a podcast that the new Xbox One games console launching later this year will not support XBox One external storage devices.
The news of the lack of XBox One external storage support on the next generation Xbox One console was announced during a live recording captured at the PAX Prime 2013 event.
The lack of support for the XBox One external storage at launch was announced in reply to a question asked by an audience member who ask if external hard drives could be attached to the Xbox One to increase the 500Gb of internal storage. Upon which Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb confirmed that the feature would be available at launch.
The Microsoft Xbox One is powered by a customised AMD Jaguar 8 core processor supported by 8GB of DDR3 RAM, offering the ability to view full HD video in 1080p and the new 4k video, together with full 7.1 surround sound support.
The Microsoft Xbox One is priced at $499.99 in the US, £429.99 in the UK and 499.99 Euros throughout Europe and is now available to pre-order with a Day One Bundles available. However no official launch date has been announced by Microsoft at the present time.
To listen to the Major Nelson podcast explaining the lack of XBox One external storage support yourself jump over to the Major Nelson website.
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