Microsoft is set to launch a new Xbox Elite Controller, working to address feedback and make improvements on the first version.
Finally unveiled at E3 2019, Microsoft gave us an upgraded Xbox Elite Controller, dubbed “Series 2.” This new controller addresses major pain points with the previous design, at least in theory, while baking in tons of new features. With 40 hours of listed battery life, a charging dock, tension-controllable thumbsticks, and more, will this $180 peripheral prove itself worthy of your cash? Here’s what we know so far.
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Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 History
Leaked via Chinese site Baidu and later confirmed by The Verge, the new Xbox Elite Controller looks to be an iterative update on the original controller, which came with a range of premium features (and at a premium $150 price point.