Xbox Reveals Stunning New Retro Inspired Controller and Headset for Their 20th Anniversary

Published 10/08/2021, 6:37 AM EDT


Xbox has provided its fans with arguably some of the best consoles and games along with other accessories over the past two decades. And it does not look like they are going to stop anytime soon.

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The gaming company celebrates its 20th anniversary this November and has a lot planned for the community. In an announcement earlier today (October 7, 2021), Xbox gave fans something to save up for; Xbox is launching an “inspired by the past” wireless controller, headset, and much more.

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Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition Hardware

Xbox celebrates 20 years of gaming on November 15, 2021. To honor the occasion and to give gamers and console owners a piece of the company’s history, Xbox has designed two unique state-of-the-art accessories: a wireless controller and a stereo headset.

Wireless Controller

 

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Even though the controller’s appearance is inspired by the history of Xbox, it is designed for a futuristic gameplay experience. The body uses a translucent material, making the internal components visible. It will offer all the features of the latest models and comes with cross-device connectivity; with compatibility with Series X|S, One, PCs, Androids, and iOS as well.

Stereo Headset

The model is built upon the latest edition of the headsets, according to the official blog. Coming with similar features, the Stereo headset supports spatial sound quality and everything you expect from an Xbox accessory.

 

The headsets have a translucent body as well and offer the unique volume adjust feature by rotating the right earcup.

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Additionally, Xbox has also partnered up with Razer for a Universal Quick Charging Stand. The limited-edition stand charges controllers in under 3 hours and comes with smart technology to prevent overcharging, overheating, and short-circuiting to percent damage.

And for those looking to celebrate the occasion, the company is also launching exclusive apparel, Drinkware, and more as a part of the 20th-anniversary collection.

Interestingly, the controller was already on the Best Buy website minutes before the official announcement.

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The wireless controller and headset are available for pre-order at a price tag of $69.99 on the Microsoft Store. Fans can order the merchandise from the gear shop. As for the charging stand, there is no official launch date and developers recommend being on the lookout for it on the official Razer website.

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Tanay Grover

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Tanay Grover, an eSports writer for EssentiallySports, is currently pursuing a degree in technology. Before finding his way into the world of eSports, he worked on Social Media management. An enthusiastic soccer player who never played any other game except FIFA, he found his calling when he started playing Valorant and Pokemon GO.

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