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Microsoft Announces a Trio of Slick New Xbox One Controller Designs

Microsoft Announces a Trio of Slick New Xbox One Controller Designs Microsoft Announces a Trio of Slick New Xbox One Controller Designs
Rosalie Gross | 03 August, 2017, 02:10

While it is now smaller, the new adapter does not skimp on features, still allowing for eight controllers in total to be connected at once, alongside two stereo headsets or four chat headsets. There is a chance to pre order. The actual adapter is set to release on January 31st, 2018, according to a date posted on the product's listing. The old Microsoft Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows earned an "excellent" rating in PCMag's review.

It's incredible how far we've come when you compare the incredibly large (at least now) Xbox 360 Wireless Adapter that needed its own sizable transmitter.

Microsoft has launched a new and improved Xbox Wireless Adapter for Windows 10.

The Volcano Shadow Special Edition is the latest in the Shadow Series line that Microsoft introduced previous year. Another version of the same controller bundling a USB cable for Windows 10 PCs is then due to land on 17th October, and both models will be available for $69.99. It features "a matte black top case and sides that fade to a fiery red metallic finish", as well as a glossy black finish with red highlights on the buttons, triggers, and D-pad. It will be available on August 3 for $64.99.

The Green/Grey controller is priced at $64.99 Dollars and will be available on August 3rd. The "Patrol Tech Special Edition" will ship with a laser-etched texture and rubberized back grip. This new controller is available for pre order for $69.99 United States dollars at select retailers worldwide including micrsoftstore.com and will start shipping September 5.

One of the major critiques of the adapter's first revision was its form factor - protruding three inches from a USB port. So far the Surface Studio is the only non-Xbox device to support that out of the box.

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