New Xbox One wireless controllers land February 7, and they look awesome

By: Costea Lestoc
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Microsoft just released two new controller designs for the Xbox One S: The Ocean Shadow Special Edition and Winter Forces Special Edition.

The new Xbox One controllers will come to retailers worldwide on February 7. Both will pair seamlessly with any Xbox One including Xbox One S, the ultimate gaming and 4K entertainment system with 4K UHD Blu-ray, 4K video streaming, and High Dynamic Range.

Ocean Shadow Special Edition

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Ocean Shadow Special Edition follows the Dawn Shadow Special Edition controller, which was announced last fall. The new controller design has a matte black finish that fades to a light blue metallic.

At the same time, its triggers, buttons, and D-pad have a glossy black finish with light blue highlights on the menu and ABXY buttons. On February 7, 2017, you will be able to purchase the Ocean Shadow Special Edition for $69.99. The controller will be available via select retailers worldwide.

Winter Forces Special Edition

According to Microsoft, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Winter Forces Special Edition was inspired by the popularity of its Midnight Forces, Armed Forces and Covert Forces controllers. This controller comes with a high-tech arctic camo pattern that will surely please all fans of army type of games.

At the same time, its matte finish features light grey and dark grey accents highlighting the ABXY and menu buttons. This controller will also cost $69.99 USD and will be available through select retailers worldwide starting February 7, 2017.

Microsoft said that the two controllers will include same features that you already know from the original Xbox Wireless Controller, including improved wireless ranger, Bluetooth technology, textured grip and more. The controllers are compatible with Xbox One, Xbox One S, Windows 10 PCs and tablets.

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