If you’re in the market for a quality controller without breaking the bank, now might be a good opportunity. Microsoft’s Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller in black is 19 percent off, dropping from $180 to $145. Though it’s not the lowest we’ve seen, it’s still a decent-sized drop from its retail price.
The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 is a solid option for Xbox gamers, regardless of your system of choice, as it’s compatible with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One and Windows 10 or 11 devices through Xbox Wireless or Bluetooth. There’s also an option to connect it with an included USB-C cord. You can swap parts like D-pads and paddles, save up to three unique profiles to the controller and explore button mapping options through the Xbox Accessories app. It also holds up to 40 hours of battery life.
Microsoft’s Xbox Wireless Headset is also on sale, down from $100 to $85 — a 15 percent discount. The headphones are compatible across the same systems as Xbox’s wireless controller, such as Xbox Series X|S. Additional features include auto-mute, voice isolation and up to 15 hours of battery life. The headphones have sound technologies like Dolby Atmos and Windows Sonic, with volume control dials located on the left earcup.
The wireless headset is still a good $40 more than its wired counterpart, but if free movement is important to you, the discount certainly helps. If you’re looking to update all your accessories for the summer, the sale brings the total price of the wireless headset and controller to $230 — saving you $50 overall.