The model new Xbox One Elite controller will launch on October 27, identical day as Halo 5.
Whereas Microsoft has but to formally affirm the date, it is listed to launch then on a wide range of main retailers, together with Microsoft’s personal retailer. Beforehand, the $150 controller was confirmed solely to launch someday in October.
Xbox followers will little doubt acknowledge that October 27 is not only a random Tuesday in October. It is the day that Halo 5: Guardians, certainly one of Microsoft’s greatest titles of the yr and one with roots within the aggressive gaming house, arrives on retailer cabinets. It will seem that the 2 launching on the identical day isn’t any accident.
The Xbox One Elite controller, which additionally works on PC, is greater than twice as costly as the usual unit. For the premium worth, you get a first-of-its-kind Xbox controller that options interchangeable rear paddles and hair set off locks. It additionally permits you to alter the set off minimal and most values, thumbstick sensitivity, and button assignments. Briefly, you may assign any of the controller’s 14 completely different inputs to the ABXY buttons, paddles, D-pad, triggers, and thumbstick clicks.
Beneath is a listing of the whole lot that comes with the bundle.
- Xbox Elite Wi-fi Controller
- Carrying case
- Set of four paddles
- Set of 6 thumbsticks: normal (2), tall (2), and domed (2)
- Set of two D-pads: faceted and normal
- USB cable
- AA batteries
- Fast Setup Information and Product Handbook
You may then save your customized controller profiles (as many as you need) to a particular app; two profiles will be loaded onto the controller, and you may swap between them with a brand new Profile Change system.
For a more in-depth have a look at the controller, which additionally will come bundled with the $500 Xbox One Elite bundle in November, click on via the pictures within the gallery above.
Xbox One controllers with buttons on the again are apparently now all the craze, as each Razer and PowerA have introduced their very own high-end Xbox One pads with elevated performance.
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