By Anni Simpson on May 19, 2014 at 9:11am
Microsoft announced today they plan on integrating external hard drive support into the Xbox One to supplement the internal 500 GB hard drive that ships with the console.
According to Albert Penello, the director of product planning at Microsoft, they have always planned to allow players to connect an external hard drive to the current generation Xbox:
I do think it's unlikely to be an issue in the short term, as people probably won't have enough games to run out of space. But it's something we know is needed and will be enabled later.
Reddit user XboxOneDev teased the Xbox One subreddit with a picture of an Xbox One recognizing a connected external hard drive and the single caption: “Soon…”
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