Hard Drives Black Friday 2020: Xbox Series X, PS5, Buying Guide, Best Deals Right Now, SSD, HDD, Next-Gen, and more
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Hard Drives Black Friday 2020: Xbox Series X, PS5, Buying Guide, Best Deals Right Now, SSD, HDD, Next-Gen, and more

Ramzi Musa
24 September 2020

The sales are incoming, and it's going to be a great year to save on these amazing storage solutions.

Black Friday 2020 will be on 27 November this year, and if you're looking for awesome deals on hard drives, it's a great time indeed!

With game sizes seemingly on the up, you don't need us to tell you that storage, whilst admittedly not as exciting as a PS5-Ready 8K TV, is becoming an important part in enjoying the latest releases, hassle-free.

If you've found yourself deleting some of your favourite games or even wanting to maximise the performance of your machine, then make sure to bookmark this page, as we'll be updating it with the latest deals on hard drives in the run-up to, and of course the day of, Black Friday 2020.

We've even got a hand-picked deal you can get your hands on right now!

 

 

Best Deal Right Now

As promised, let's take a look at the latest offer on hard drives you can enjoy ahead of the Black Friday 2020 sales.

WD 4TB HDD Drive

If you're looking for something that's made with gaming in mind, then WD has an awesome deal on this substantial hard drive. 

Coming in at £119.99 on Amazon, down from £139.99, this HDD has an enormous 4TB of space, which is perfect for storing your games, keeping your internal storage free, and platform running smoothly.

And let's face it - it definitely looks the business.

WD 4 TB Black

BUILT TO LAST: Buy once and enjoy for years to come!

Hard Drive Options at Black Friday 2020

There is a huge selection of hard drives to choose from, so having an idea of what you want out of them is wise before heading into the Black Friday 2020 sales.

Budget

A general rule is that the more storage you go for, the higher the price. Aim for an HDD with 2 TB of storage if you're looking to spend less this year, which will be perfect for most gamers.

More Storage

If you think you'll need more, you can aim for at least 5 TB of storage. At this price, you may encounter some more durable builds, designed to add a physical layer of protection to your files too! Brilliant for people who want to take it on the go.

Dramatic increase to storage: WD 5 TB HDD for under £120!

Top of the line

If you're all about maximising performance and using the latest technology, then an SSD is for you. They're more expensive but are much faster than HDDs.

More storage & performance: WD 1 TB SSD for under £210!

 

Hard Drives and Next-Gen 

If you're looking for an HDD or SSD for next-gen, you'll find a brief breakdown of how they work with PS5 and Xbox Series X below.

PS5

HDDs are usable, but only for PS4 games.

SSDs can be used to expand storage, however, not all off the shelf SDDs will work with PS5.

PS5

SOLID: The SSD in the PS5 is seriously impressive

PS5 has its own custom, super-fast SSD which has been designed specifically for playing PS5 games.

Xbox Series X

HDDs can be used on Xbox Series X to play Xbox 360 and Xbox One games.

You can also store back-ups of Xbox Series X games, however, you can play these games only after moving them to the SSD.

Xbox Series X

WHAT'S IN THE BOX! The Xbox Series X also has a powerful SSD under the hood

There will be an official 'storage expansion card' (an SSD), which will greatly increase its storage.

It would appear that when it comes to next-gen gaming, purchasing a compatible SSD for next-gen consoles is a good way to go. However, if you want to play your current-gen games on the next-gen console, then an HDD should do the trick!

 

Looking for something else?

We're always updating our guides with the latest deals, news and tips to getting the most out of the biggest and best sales of the year.

Take a look below to discover more!

Black Friday 2020

Amazon Prime Day 2020

Christmas 2020

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