Xbox Elite controllers are usually a bit expensive, but gamers really enjoy using these devices. Microsoft recently showed off an improved version of the controller called Xbox Elite Controller Series 2.

This time, you can expect to see significant performance improvements as the company entirely re-engineered the Elite controller.

Microsoft decided to focus more on customization. The controller brings support for three custom profiles. It’s up to users if they want to use the custom profiles for multiple users or not.

Xbox Elite Controller 2 delivers 40 hours of play time

Furthermore, Elite 2 controller improves user experience through its grips and bumpers. The Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 controller supports charging through a new USB-C port.

Users can also use a detachable charging dock. According to the company, the new controller promises a play time for around 40 hours. Additionally, it can be easily paired up with Windows PCs or Xbox devices via the new Bluetooth support.

You can choose a button that responds to your voice based requests such as “grab a screenshot” or “start recording”.  Additionally, the Elite 2 also allows you to use any of the buttons as a replacement for the shift key.

Book your preorders now

Gamers were eagerly waiting for an updated version of the Elite controller. As a quick reminder, the original version didn’t come with Bluetooth support. This one is comparatively more customizable and brings many amazing new features.

All in all, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 looks way better compared to its predecessor.

Microsoft confirmed that Elite 2 will hit the stores on November 4. You can now preorder your next generationElite controller from Amazon.

Keep in mind that the price is a bit higher (priced at $180) compared to other controller models. Still, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is an excellent holiday gift candidate for gamers.

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