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Milpitas, Calif., May 5, 2010 - SanDisk Corporation (NASDAQ: SNDK), the global leader
in flash memory cards, today announced that it is shipping the Xbox 360® USB Flash Drive by SanDisk for the
Microsoft Xbox 360 gaming and entertainment console. The new drive
makes it easier than ever for gamers to take their gamertags, saved
game progress, map packs, Arcade game downloads and bonus content
with them for fast and convenient access on another Xbox 360
The Xbox 360 USB Flash Drive by
SanDisk delivers the best experience on the Xbox 360 console.
Pre-configured for seamless plug and play action, the drive
eliminates the need to format storage or download an initial
software update for an Xbox 360 console. For gamers looking to get
in on the fun or for those with existing accounts who want to
extend their play, a one-month Xbox LIVE Gold membership is
included with purchase of the drive†† .
"Xbox LIVE contains a world of
content for gamers to explore and download, including full-length
games, movies and music," said Shuki Nir, Senior Vice President and
General Manager, Retail, SanDisk. "The Xbox 360 USB Flash Drive by
SanDisk is specifically engineered to deliver a great user
experience and maximum compatibility with the console, offering
gamers greater freedom and flexibility in how they store, manage
and enjoy their favorite files."
"SanDisk has a proven track record of
creating high-quality storage solutions," said Ilan Spillinger,
Vice President, Xbox Hardware and Technology, Microsoft. "The Xbox
360 USB Flash Drive by SanDisk provides a great solution for gamers
who need portable storage for their Xbox 360 content. It's plug and
The Xbox 360 USB Flash Drive by
SanDisk is available now on SanDisk.com and at major
retailers. The drive is available in 8 gigabyte (GB)1
and 16GB capacities, carrying suggested retail prices of $34.99 and
SanDisk Corporation is the global
leader in flash memory cards, from research, manufacturing and
product design to consumer branding and retail distribution.
SanDisk's product portfolio includes flash memory cards for mobile
phones, digital cameras and camcorders; digital audio/video
players; USB flash drives for consumers and the enterprise;
embedded memory for mobile devices; and solid state drives for
computers. SanDisk is a Silicon
Valley-based S&P 500 company, with more than half its sales
outside the United States.
11 gigabyte (GB) = 1
† Includes Xbox 360 system software, see www.xbox.com for
†† Terms and Conditions apply, see www.xbox.com/live for more details.
SanDisk's product and executive
images can be downloaded from:
SanDisk's web site/home page address: www.sandisk.com
©2010 SanDisk Corporation. All rights reserved. SanDisk and the
SanDisk logo are trademarks of SanDisk Corporation, registered in
the United States and other countries. Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox LIVE
and the Xbox logos are trademarks of the Microsoft group of
companies. This product is manufactured under license from
Microsoft Corporation. Other brand names mentioned herein are for
identification purposes only and may be the trademarks of their
respective holder (s).
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