Microsoft’s incessantly sighted white Xbox Elite Collection 2 controller has been formally unveiled, and can arrive on twenty first September with a less expensive value level and stripped-back options.
The Xbox Elite Wi-fi Controller Collection 2 – Core, because the machine is formally recognized, comes with what Microsoft calls the “important parts” gamers must “unleash [their] greatest sport”.
These embrace adjustable-tension thumbsticks, a wrap-around rubberised grip, and shorter hair set off locks. It additionally helps button mapping by way of the Xbox Equipment app, and incorporates a rechargeable battery able to as much as 40 hours of play on one cost. And, sure, it is white.
All that can price £114.99/$129.99 USD, which makes it round £45/$50 USD cheaper than the unique, extra absolutely featured Xbox Elite Wi-fi Controller Collection 2.
The latter, in the event you’re unfamiliar, comes with every part within the new Core model, plus interchangeable parts – together with totally different thumbsticks, D-pad, and paddle shapes – a charging dock (and the Core’s braided USB-C cable), plus a carrying case.
Anybody that opts for the brand new Core mannequin will be capable to buy all these further components at a later date by way of the £54.99/$59.99 Full Element Pack, which additionally releases on twenty first September. Pre-orders for each the Xbox Elite Wi-fi Controller Collection 2 – Core and Full Element Pack can be found now.
Moreover, Microsoft has introduced it’s going to be bringing a totally customisable model of the Elite Wi-fi Controller Collection 2 to Xbox Design Lab later this 12 months.