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60 gigs is not enough

Gameplayer makes the case that the 360's 'upgraded' 60-gig hard drive has no chance of coping with the incoming tidal wave of downloadable content:

"60 gigs isn't enough. It's not even close. If the suits at Microsoft want their customers to actually enjoy the 360's new online features to the full, they'd better announce a bigger, better hard drive, quick smart."

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unsunghero283964d ago (Edited 3964d ago )

Wait-

Is it not possible to plug an external hard drive into a 360? It does have USB ports.

I'm a PS3 man meself so I really don't know.

If people really want to use the 360 as a media center, they will upgrade the hard drive. MS is just giving people a choice, although I'm not sure if some of the original premium owners (20GB anyone?) will look upon this so kindly.

mikeslemonade3964d ago

That is possible with a mod or a hack. It isn't as easy as PS3 where you can swap internal harddrives and plug in external harddrives. Whatever HDD size is on HDD is always gonna be "never enough" simply because the proprietary 360 HDDs are too expensive.

truth for gamers3964d ago

I'm sure that both MS and sony will add more hardrive space as the generation progresses and hardware production costs lower.

Chris_GTR13964d ago (Edited 3964d ago )

wtf is wrong with this retard? he acts like the elite didnt exist.

dragunrising3964d ago

People forget that a 120 Gig hard drive exists. I predict M-soft docks the price of the 20 gig so the 60 sells for $100. Likewise I expect the 120 Gig to sell for at least $30 dollars off...or has that been reported already and I'm reciting memory? :-P

Superfragilistic3964d ago (Edited 3964d ago )

"wtf is wrong with this retard?"

He writes for gameplayer and all articles must provoke the fanboys. ;/

What he forgets is not only the 120G HDD, but that limiting hard drive space is a very deliberate strategy to keep people refreshing their content and hence buying more DLC.

Kind of like bars without enough seating, if you don't have a place to sit and get comfortable and you've finished your drink, guess what you do?!

Surfman3964d ago

the 360 is not enought.

GUNS N SWORDS3964d ago (Edited 3964d ago )

so shut it, news reporters.

soul899er3964d ago

im a PS3 fanboy, and i think thats false, i mean wasnt there a 60 gig PS3 before 80 gig? i mean thats crude to say as much as i dislike Microsoft.

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