Cyber Monday Edition: Cyber Deals @Amazon | Cyber Deals @Walmart | Cyber Deals Tracker

Xbox 360 Flash Drives Now Available, Ridiculously Priced

May 6 2010, 3:21pm CDT | by , in News | Gaming

This story may contain affiliate links.

Xbox 360 Flash Drives Now Available, Ridiculously Priced
/* Story Top Left 2010 300x250, created 7/15/10 */ google_ad_slot = "8340327155";
Buy Xbox 360 from Amazon Cyber Monday and Black Friday Now

The unbelievable premiums on Xbox 360 storage have now gone beyond $150 hard drives with new, high-capacity Flash drives priced at levels that make you wonder if we're back to the 1990s.

It's possible to get a 16 GB USB flash drive for your computer for under $35. Microsoft's new 16 GB Xbox 360 flash drive? $70! There is also an 8 GB drive that's retailing for around $35. That's more expensive than most stores are now selling the 20 GB hard disk drive for!

Unlike the PS3 and Wii, Microsoft had closed off the Xbox 360 from external storage devices. The competing consoles allow gamers to transfer their save files and media content to an SD card, or with the PS3 anything can be backed up to any storage device that connects to USB. There is a workaround to allow this for the Xbox 360, but it's not a native feature.

Microsoft is cashing in on requiring proprietary storage mediums for its console, though. And this is the price for having a large amount of storage space on a small device.

If it's any consolation, the USB drives, which are manufactured by SanDisk, come with a free month of Xbox Live Gold...but that's only worth around $8.

Cyber Monday 2015 Deals and News

Cyber Monday 2015 @I4U News:

Cyber Monday 2015 Deals Tracker - Find the best Cyber Deals to Buy Now

Cyber Monday Deals @Amazon - Hottest Amazon Cyber Deals

Cyber Monday Deals @Walmart - Top Walmart Cyber Deals

Cyber Monday Deals @Best Buy - Top Best Buy Cyber Deals

Cyber Monday Deals @Sam's Club - Best Sam's Club Cyber Deals

Cyber Monday Deals @Target - Best Target Club Cyber Deals

Leave a Comment

You May Also Like


Share this Story

Follow Us
Follow I4U News on Twitter
Follow I4U News on Facebook

Read the Latest from I4U News