Microsoft particulars Xbox Collection X launch controller and accent lineup

On Monday — simply hours after it revealed its buy of Bethesda and a day earlier than Xbox Collection X and Xbox Collection S pre-orders formally go stay — Microsoft unveiled its line of controllers and equipment for the next-gen Xbox.

On Nov. 10, Microsoft will launch the brand new Xbox Wi-fi Controller in Carbon Black (to match Xbox Collection X) and Robotic White (to match Xbox Collection S). Microsoft can even promote a brand new variant, Shock Blue, seen within the picture above. These controllers will run gamers $59.99 every, the identical value as Xbox One controllers.

Microsoft can even provide a PC controller bundle that features the Xbox Wi-fi Controller in Carbon Black and both the Wi-fi Adapter for Home 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 Wi-fi Controller is barely totally different from the Xbox One controllers gamers are conversant in. It features a hybrid D-pad and a few textured grip on the again. It additionally affords a Share button, much like Sony’s DualShock four controller. The brand new Xbox Wi-fi Controllers work on the Xbox Collection X, Collection S, Xbox One, Home windows 10 PC, and cell units that help controllers.

As at all times, 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 — an internet retailer the place gamers can construct and customise their very own Xbox controllers — will go on hiatus beginning Oct. 14. Gamers can order customized Xbox One controllers up till Oct. 13. Microsoft will then take the service offline to replace it for the Xbox Collection X and Collection S technology. The Xbox Design Lab will return someday in 2021.

Gamers can pre-order the totally different controller variations and the Xbox rechargeable battery bundle beginning Sept. 22. They’ll launch alongside the Xbox Collection X and Collection S on Nov. 10.

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