Western Digital’s New Apex Legends Memory Card for Nintendo Switch Enables More Players to Battle for Glory, Fame and Fortune

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Feb 3, 2021

Western Digital has teamed up with Respawn Entertainment to create an Apex Legends™-themed memory card for the Nintendo Switch™, offering gamers and contenders across the Outlands expanded storage solutions just in time for the universally acclaimed battle royale game to drop into the Nintendo eShop next month.

Featuring the distinctive Apex Legends insignia, players can squad up and battle for glory with the microSDXC card which offers up to 128GB* of expanded storage. Whether it's existing fans who want to ready themselves to jump into the action, or new players looking to compete in the Apex Games for the first time, this microSDXC card ensures any gamer is equipped with the additional space they need to take on more adventures or challenges on their Nintendo Switch system.

"With a massive and growing fan base, Apex Legends provides an immersive squad-based battle royale experience unlike any other," said Susan Park, Vice President, Client Solutions at Western Digital. "We're excited to help bring the quality and reliability of our microSDXC products to this passionate community, offering unique storage solutions to help them play at their best."

"As we continue to expand the Apex Legends universe, we're committed to ensuring that our fans experience top-notch quality and fun, no matter what platform they're using," said Arturo Castro, Vice President, Global Brand Management at Electronic Arts. "As leaders in the storage space, working with Western Digital was critical to ensuring our fans are prepared to download and take on whatever adventures may come next in the Outlands."

Availability
The Apex Legends 128GB* SanDisk microSDXC card for Nintendo Switch retails for $67.99 MSRP and is now available for purchase at select Western Digital retailers, e-tailers and on the Western Digital online store.

Livestream Countdown
In celebration of Season 8, and in anticipation of the full game's release for Nintendo Switch, Western Digital will be hosting weekly livestreams with giveaways leading up to the game's launch on March 9. For details on the full streaming schedule, visit Facebook.com/SanDisk or tune in directly at Twitch.tv/WD_BLACK.

About Western Digital
Western Digital creates environments for data to thrive. As a leader in data infrastructure, the company is driving the innovation needed to help customers capture, preserve, access and transform an ever-increasing diversity of data. Everywhere data lives, from advanced data centers to mobile sensors to personal devices, our industry-leading solutions deliver the possibilities of data. Our data-centric solutions are comprised of the Western Digital®, G-Technology™, SanDisk®, and WD® brands.

*As used for storage capacity, 1GB = 1 billion bytes and 1TB = one trillion bytes. Actual user capacity may be less depending on operating environment.

Western Digital, the Western Digital logo, SanDisk, and the SanDisk logo are registered trademarks or trademarks of Western Digital Corporation or its affiliates in the US and/or other countries. The microSDXC mark and logo are trademarks of SD-3C, LLC. ©2021 Nintendo. Licensed by Nintendo. Nintendo and Nintendo Switch are trademarks or registered trademarks of Nintendo Co., Ltd. or its affiliates in the United States and/or other countries. ©2021 Electronic Arts, Inc. EA, the EA logo, Respawn, the Respawn logo, and Apex Legends are trademarks of Electronic Arts, Inc.
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