Keep your Xbox controller collection fresh with the new Xbox Wireless Controller – Sport White Special Edition, available for $69.99 at your local Microsoft Store and participating retailers in the United States and Canada starting July 31; shipping worldwide starting August 7. Whether you’re catching up on your gaming with a new subscription to Xbox Game Pass or streaming an intense round of Fortnite on Mixer, this controller will score you extra style points.

Inspired by trends in athletics and sports lifestyle, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Sport White Special Edition is the first controller in the new Sport series. It features an energetic color palette with a fresh white base color (the same white offered through Xbox Design Lab), mint accents, and grey and silver patterns. The grey rubberized diamond grip on the back of the controller is designed for comfort and will help you stay on target throughout your gaming session. In select markets, this controller comes with 14-day trials for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass. Check with your local Microsoft Store for details.

To add to your gaming endurance, you can keep your controller fully charged with Controller Gear’s officially-licensed Xbox Pro Charging Stand. The Sport White Special Edition Xbox Pro Charging Stand is a premium charger offering a sleek design and a seamless charging experience. Built with the same high-quality material as the Xbox Wireless Controller – Sport White Special Edition, it’s always an exact match and perfect fit. Each Xbox Pro Charging Stand comes with a premium charging stand, battery cover, rechargeable battery, and 6-foot power cord. The Controller Gear Sport White Special Edition Xbox Pro Charging Stand will be available in North America starting August 7 for $49.99 at your local Microsoft Store and select online retailers.

All Xbox Wireless Controllers are compatible with the Xbox One family of devices and the Sport series controllers include fan-favorite features you know and love, such as a 3.5mm headphone jack and Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 devices or Samsung Gear VR. You can also take advantage of the custom button-mapping feature through the Xbox Accessories app.

Visit Xbox.comMicrosoft Store or your local retailer for more information.

Bree White, Global Product Marketing Manager on the Xbox Team, shares details about the new Combat Tech Special Edition controller releasing later this month.

Last spring, we debuted the Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series – a line of special edition controllers inspired by military technology and performance patterns found in combat vehicles. Today, we’re excited to announce the third controller in the Tech Series, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition.

Pre-Order Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition from Microsoft Store

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition embodies a traditional army color palette with its classic Military Green base color (the same Military Green offered through Xbox Design Lab), bright orange accents and military insignia. Like the Recon Tech and Patrol Tech controllers that came before it, the Combat Tech controller features a textured laser-etched grip on the front of the controller and rubberized diamond grips on the back to help you stay on target. In select regions, you’ll get 14-day trials for Xbox Live Gold and Xbox Game Pass. The Xbox Wireless Controller – Combat Tech Special Edition will be available for $69.99 USD and will start shipping to participating retailers worldwide, including Microsoft Store, on March 27.

The first of the controller in the Tech Series, Xbox Wireless Controller – Recon Tech Special Edition, launched last spring and comes in a sleek, dark grey military design.  The second controller in the series is the Xbox Wireless Controller – Patrol Tech Special Edition that launched in the fall. It features a dark blue military design. Both controllers are available for $69.99 USD at select retailers worldwide including micrsoftstore.com.

All Xbox Wireless Controllers are compatible with the Xbox One family of devices and the Tech series controllers include the fan favorite features you know and love, a 3.5mm headphone jack and Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 devices or Samsung Gear VR. You can also take advantage of the custom button-mapping feature through the Xbox Accessories App.

Visit xbox.commicrosoftstore.com, Microsoft Store or your local retailer for more information.

 

Joe Neate, Executive Producer at Rare, revealed the Sea of Thieves Limited Edition Xbox Wireless Controller today plus shared some info about Sea of Thieves, now available for pre-order and releasing March 20, 2018.

Pirates are nothing without the right tools, so we’re also happy to announce the Xbox Wireless Controller – Sea of Thieves Limited Edition so you can fight, sail and loot in style. The controller features a deep purple translucent design, adorned with laser etched barnacles, one treasured golden trigger and haunted by a mysterious glow-in-the-dark skull. The Xbox Wireless Controller – Sea of Thieves Limited Edition is now available for pre-order for $74.99 USD and ships globally in all Xbox One markets on Feb. 6, 2018.  The controller comes with the exclusive Ferryman Clothing Set for your Sea of Thieves character, a 14 day Live Gold trail, and a 14 day Game Pass trial at no additional cost.

For more information about Sea of Thieves and the Xbox Wireless Controller – Sea of Thieves Limited Edition, check out Xbox Wire.

For aspiring pirates new to the adventure, Sea of Thieves is a new type of multiplayer game where players take to the high seas on epic voyages to unravel puzzling riddles, engage in ship-to-ship battles and discover the treasure of a lifetime. Grab your crew and journey into a unique shared world where each pirate is a real player with their own intentions and goals.

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Pre-Order Xbox Wireless Controller – Sea of Thieves Limited Edition

While March 20, 2018 can’t come soon enough, we wouldn’t have gotten here without the loyal support of our awesome community. From the fantastic feedback received during the Technical Alpha to support during shows and conventions, Sea of Thieves is a testament to the incredible fans who have invested in this world with us. We look forward to your continued support as we sail toward release and beyond.

For the latest on Sea of Thieves and news on closed beta dates, stay tuned to SeaOfThieves.com in the lead up to March 20, 2018. We can’t wait to share more soon!

Today, we’re happy to announce three new Xbox Wireless Controllers, a new smaller Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10, and two new controller bundles for PC gamers. The new Wireless Controller designs include Green/GrayPatrol Tech Special Edition, and Volcano Shadow Special Edition.

Each controller pairs seamlessly with any Xbox One including the newest member of the Xbox family, Xbox One X, the world’s most powerful console delivering immersive, true 4K gaming, 4K UHD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming, and High Dynamic Range. For PC gamers, the new Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 is half the size of the previous Wireless Adapter design, taking up less space around your USB ports.  You can get the adapter on its own or bundled with a black Xbox Wireless Controller. Also for PC gamers, we are offering the new navy blue Patrol Tech Special Edition controller with USB cable bundled. Read below for more details on the exciting designs and features. 

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Xbox Wireless Controller – Green/Gray

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Green/Gray features a sleek, two-tone gray design with eye-catching green accents at the base of the thumbsticks. The controller is available for pre order for $64.99 USD at select retailers worldwide including microsoftstore.com and will start shipping August 3.

 

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Xbox Wireless Controller – Volcano Shadow Special Edition

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Volcano Shadow Special Edition is the newest of the Shadow series we introduced last year. This controller features a matte black top case and sides that fade to a fiery red metallic finish. The buttons, triggers and D-pad have a glossy black finish with red highlights on the ABXY and menu buttons. The controller is available for pre order for $69.99 USD at select retailers worldwide including microsoftstore.com and will start shipping August 3.

 

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The Xbox Wireless Controller – Patrol Tech Special Edition is the second controller in our Tech series and is inspired by military technology and performance patterns found in airborne navy patrol units.  Premium finishes like a laser etched texture, silver accents and insignia are on the front of the controller. The back of the controller features our fan-favorite rubberized diamond grip for added control and comfort.  This new controller is available for pre order for $69.99 USD at select retailers worldwide including micrsoftstore.com and will start shipping September 5.  You can also get it bundled with the Cable for Windows for $69.99 at select retailers worldwide including microsoftstore.com starting October 17.

 

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The new and improved Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 enhances your controller connection when gaming on Windows 10 PCs and tablets.  It’s 66 percent smaller than the original Xbox Wireless Adapter for a smaller form factor and to fit better next to other USB devices you may have plugged in nearby. The Adapter offers wireless stereo sound support and the ability to connect up to eight controllers at once.  The new Wireless Adapter for Windows 10 will be available in select markets for $24.99 USD starting in August.  You can also choose to get the adapter bundled with the Xbox Wireless Controller for $79.99 USD.

All the new controllers include the Xbox Wireless Controller features that you know and love, including textured or rubberized grip, improved wireless range and Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 devices or Samsung Gear VR. You can also take advantage of the custom button-mapping feature through the Xbox Accessories App.

Visit xbox.comMicrosoft Storemicrosoftstore.com, or your local retail store for more information.

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Bree White, Global Product Marketing Manager, Xbox shared some news on the Xbox Design Lab program, including the addition of more colors and availability to more regions. Read the details below:

Last year, we unveiled Xbox Design Lab, the first online customization program we’ve ever launched where you can design your very own official Xbox Wireless Controller. Since then, fans have created hundreds of thousands of unique designs that express their creativity and style. Today, we’re excited to announce that we are adding even more customization options based on fan feedback, now giving you over a billion design combinations to choose from. We’ve also refreshed the design interface for a more seamless experience and will be launching Xbox Design Lab to more countries starting today.

On top of all the original customization options available in Xbox Design Lab, we’ve added:

  • 4 new color options including Ink Blue, Mineral Blue, Sierra Brown and Desert Tan
  • 11 new thumbstick colors including Glacier Blue, Zest Orange, Retro Pink, Electric Green, Robot White, Lightning Yellow, Ash Gray, Ink Blue, Mineral Blue, Sierra Brown and Desert Tan
  • New metallic finishes for D-pads and triggers to add a premium look to your controller
  • Black rubberized grips for added comfort and control

In addition to the U.S., Canada and Puerto Rico, Xbox Design Lab is now available in the U.K., France and Germany starting today, and will be coming to additional European countries later this summer.

Controllers start at $79.99 USD, and pricing may vary for additional options. For a limited time between now and June 19, we’re offering a free engraving promotion for all Xbox Wireless Controllers purchased through Xbox Design Lab.

Bowie Key Art Horizontal ControllersEach controller is made to order and will be delivered within 14 business days of placing your order. In addition to the new features detailed above, you can customize the controller body, back case, D-pad, bumpers, triggers, thumbsticks, ABXY buttons and View and Menu buttons. You can also add laser engraving with a custom 16-character message.

Xbox Design Lab adds customization options to the same Xbox Wireless Controller that is available in stores today, with features that include textured side case grip, improved wireless range and Bluetooth technology for easier connectivity to Windows 10 devices. The controller is compatible across the Xbox One family of devices, including Xbox One X when it launches November 7.

Check out the full Xbox Design Lab experience on xbox.com, microsoft.com or your local Microsoft Store. We’re looking forward to seeing your one-in-a-billion designs!

Back in July, we announced the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition (2TB) Bundle, and today, we are pleased to add two more console bundles to experience a new chapter in one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. The Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle will arrive in stores worldwide starting Oct. 11, and customers in the US and Australia will also have the option to get an Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle starting Nov. 1. Both bundles are available for pre-order starting today.

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Xbox One S is the only console available today with built-in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and 4K video streaming plus High Dynamic Range for video and gaming. With all the biggest blockbusters this year, including more than 100 console exclusives, a growing catalog of more than 250 titles playable through Backward Compatibility on Xbox One and the fastest, most reliable gaming network with Xbox Live, Xbox One S is the ultimate games and 4K entertainment system for all gamers. And the best part of all? It starts at $299.

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Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle

To commemorate the upcoming Oct. 11 launch of Gears of War 4, we’re offering fans worldwide the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle. Priced at $349 USD, the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle comes with a 1TB hard drive to play all the biggest blockbusters in Xbox history, a matching new Xbox Wireless Controller with expanded range and Bluetooth support for Windows 10 PCs and a full-game download (bundles purchased at GameStop will include a physical copy of Gears of War 4; physical copies do not include Xbox Play Anywhere) for Gears of War 4. As an Xbox Play Anywhere title, owning the digital copy of Gears of War 4 lets you play across both Xbox One and Windows 10 PC, as all game progress, Gamerscore and Achievements are saved on and accessible through Xbox Live. Gears of War 4 also supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) on Xbox One S, so fans will experience richer, more luminous colors and a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, bringing out the true visual depth of the battle against the Swarm.

Pre-order Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle (1TB) from Microsoft Store

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Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle

In addition to the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle, we’re also offering a special edition deep blue console bundle with a 500GB hard drive and matching new Xbox Wireless Controller with expanded range and Bluetooth support for Windows 10 PCs. Exclusively available at GameStop and Microsoft Stores in the US (and at EB Games and Microsoft Stores in Australia) for $299 USD, the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle also comes with a copy of Gears of War 4 (as a physical copy in the US, and as a download token in Australia).

To top things off, for a limited time, when you purchase the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Bundle or the Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle, you’ll get the entire Xbox 360 Gears of War collection for Xbox One at no additional cost.

Pre-order Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle (500GB) from Microsoft Store

Pre-order Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Special Edition Bundle (500GB) from GameStop

If you can’t wait to get your hands on Gears of War 4 then be sure to pick up the previously announced Xbox One S Gears of War 4 Limited Edition 2TB Bundle, while supplies last. This bundle provides fans with a truly unique way to experience Gears of War 4, as it includes both the Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen Limited Edition Xbox Wireless Controller and Gears of War 4: Ultimate Edition (which includes Early Access to the base game on Oct 7, the Season Pass and a host of bonus content).

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Never fight alone with the full suite of Gears of War 4 controllers available this holiday –the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller – Gears of War 4 Limited Edition, Xbox Wireless Controller – Gears of War 4 Crimson Omen Limited Edition and Xbox Wireless Controller – Gears of War 4 JD Fenix Limited Edition. Check out your local retailer, including Microsoft Stores, for more information.

There are 2 versions of Gears of War 4 available for pre-order – Gears of War 4 and Gears of War 4 Ultimate Edition.

Last month, we revealed a new member of the Xbox One family, the Xbox One S. Today, we’re pleased to announce that the highly-anticipated 2TB Xbox One S launch edition will begin hitting shelves in select regions on August 2. That means that all pre-orders will arrive on August 2 and, for those of you that haven’t yet, you can still pre-order a 2TB Xbox One S launch edition through microsoftstore.com and select retailers. Availability is limited and demand is high so you’ll want to check with your local retailer for more information and pre-order your console soon.

Xbox One S is the most compact Xbox yet, 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One, and includes a built-in power supply. We also shifted one of the three USB ports and the pairing button to the front of the Xbox One S alongside the newly added IR blaster for increased accessibility.

Beyond the fresh new design, Xbox One S is the first and only console that allows you to watch Blu-ray movies and stream video in stunning 4K Ultra HD with HDR. That means you’ll get to enjoy your favorite shows and movies in the clearest, most realistic video possible. With High Dynamic Range (HDR) support for video and gaming, Xbox One games like Gears of War 4, Forza Horizon 3, and Scalebound will look even better thanks to a higher contrast ratio between lights and darks, bringing out the true visual depth of your favorite games.

Xbox One S also comes bundled with the new Xbox Wireless Controller featuring textured grip, improved Xbox Wireless signal and added Bluetooth support (requires Windows 10 running the Windows Anniversary Update). The controller can be purchased as a standalone item for $59.99 USD and will also be available on August 2. All Xbox One games, accessories and Xbox Live services will work with Xbox One S.

For those of you looking for additional Xbox One S hard drive options, we will also be offering the console with 1TB and 500GB hard drives for $349 USD and $299 USD, respectively, so you can choose the right console for you. More details on the specific availability dates of these two options will be shared soon.

For more information on the Xbox One S 2TB Console or to pre-order it from the Microsoft Store.

For more information on the Xbox Wireless Controller or to pre-order it from the Microsoft Store.

Pre-order Xbox One S 2TB Console from Amazon

Pre-order Xbox One S 2TB Console from Best Buy

Pre-order Xbox One S 2TB Console from GameStop

The Xbox Design Lab allows you to design and personalize your Xbox Wireless Controller with over 8 million possible color combinations. You can even add laser etching for a personal touch and share your designs with friends.

Start designing your controller here. (Prices start at $79.99)

Orders placed before the end of August will begin shipping early September.

Features and Specifications:

For Xbox One and Windows 7/8.1/10
Up to 40 foot range with Xbox One S
Features Bluetooth for easy wireless gaming on Windows 10 devices
Remap buttons through the Xbox Accessories app
Compatible with Xbox One Play & Charge Kit, Chat Headset, Stereo Headset, Chatpad and more
Includes 3.5mm stereo headset jack and (2) AA batteries
Textured grip for more control

Visit the Xbox Design Lab for more information, to start designing your own controller or to see the gallery of designs created by other fans.