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Best Black Friday external hard drive deals

Xbox One Seagate SSD
Xbox One Seagate SSD (Image credit: Windows Central)

You can never have too much storage. Whether it's for a desktop PC or a laptop or even a games console, it's getting easier and easier to fill up whatever internal storage you have. Fortunately, Black Friday is rolling towards us like a freight train and it's one of the best times of the year to grab some additional hard drives. There are discounts already starting to appear, so if you need an external hard drive, these are the deals to grab.

Seagate Game Drive 2TB | $23 off at Amazon (opens in new tab)

This Xbox-certified drive is perfect to expand your console or PC storage, and even adds a little style to the mix with an LED strip along the front.

Today's best Black Friday external hard drive deals

Best Black Friday external hard drive deals

WD Easystore 5TB | $90 off (opens in new tab)

If you need masses of storage you can take anywhere this USB 3.0 drive from Western Digital has a whopping 5TB of it. It also comes with some handy software to manage auto backups of your important files, and is part of Best Buy's Black Friday prices guarantee so you can buy early and still get the savings.

LaCie Rugged USB-C 2TB | $10 off (opens in new tab)

This is one tough external hard drive, with a chunky case that helps protect against drops and crushing so you can truly take it anywhere. It uses USB-C and USB 3.1 for quick and convenient data transfers, and is part of Best Buy's Black Friday prices guarantee so you can buy early and still get the savings.

Seagate PlayStation Game Drive 2TB | $23 off (opens in new tab)

If you like your console hard drives with a Sony flavor, then there's a PlayStation-branded version of Seagate's Game Drive. This 2TB model is no different on the inside to the Xbox version, and will work with an Xbox Series X or a PC just as well as on a PlayStation.

Eaget 500GB USB 3.0 | $7 off (opens in new tab)

If you just need a little storage and want to keep the budget as low as possible, this USB 3.0 hard drive is just the ticket. It's incredibly affordable, slim, and portable, and still has enough space to seriously expand your file storage.

Richard Devine is an Editor at Windows Central. A former Project Manager and long-term tech addict, he joined Mobile Nations in 2011 and has been found on Android Central and iMore as well as Windows Central. Currently you'll find him covering all manner of PC hardware and gaming, and you can follow him on Twitter and Instagram.