On Monday — simply hours after it revealed its buy of Bethesda and a day earlier than Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S pre-orders formally go dwell — Microsoft unveiled its line of controllers and accessories for the next-gen Xbox.
On Nov. 10, Microsoft will launch the brand new Xbox Wireless Controller in Carbon Black (to match Xbox Series X) and Robot White (to match Xbox Series S). Microsoft may even promote a brand new variant, Shock Blue, seen within the picture above. Those controllers will run gamers $59.99 every, the identical price as Xbox One controllers.
Microsoft may even provide a PC controller bundle that features the Xbox Wireless Controller in Carbon Black and both the Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 or USB-C Cable, relying on the bundle you select. The controllers even have built-in Bluetooth, in case your PC helps that.
The Xbox Wireless Controller is barely totally different from the Xbox One controllers gamers are accustomed to. It features a hybrid D-pad and a few textured grip on the again. It additionally presents a Share button, just like Sony’s TwinShock 4 controller. The new Xbox Wireless Controllers work on the Xbox Series X, Series S, Xbox One, Windows 10 PC, and cell gadgets that assist controllers.
As all the time, Microsoft will promote a chargeable resolution — the Xbox Rechargeable Battery and USB-C Cable bundle — which removes the necessity for AA batteries. The “play-and-charge” successor will run gamers $24.99.
Microsoft additionally revealed that the Xbox Design Lab — a web based retailer the place gamers can construct and customise their very own Xbox controllers — will go on hiatus beginning Oct. 14. Players can order customized Xbox One controllers up till Oct. 13. Microsoft will then take the service offline to replace it for the Xbox Series X and Series S technology. The Xbox Design Lab will return someday in 2021.
Players can pre-order the totally different controller variations and the Xbox rechargeable battery bundle beginning Sept. 22. They will launch alongside the Xbox Series X and Series S on Nov. 10.