Microsoft is celebrating the twentieth birthday of Xbox with a few new, translucent equipment, together with a wi-fi controller and a wired gaming headset. They’ll launch on November fifteenth, 2021 — marking 20 years to the day — and preorders can be found now.
Beginning with the controller, Microsoft says its translucent look is a callback to the see-through controllers that shipped with the unique Xbox debug kits. There are splashes of the model’s signature inexperienced on the Xbox house button, in addition to across the D-pad and rear grips. Microsoft coloured the parts silver so that they’d be simpler to see by way of its casing. Internally, although, it’s the identical mannequin because the one which ships with the Collection S and Collection X consoles, with Bluetooth assist for connecting to cell gadgets and PCs. This controller costs $69.99 to preorder through the Microsoft Store, although it’s going to apparently be out there at varied retailers on launch day.
Join your twentieth Anniversary controller to your Xbox Collection X|S and unlock an unique dynamic background bursting to life with glowing traces and transferring sparks ✨ pic.twitter.com/RnCpzr9rDR
— Xbox (@Xbox) October 7, 2021
The wired Xbox stereo headset can be getting the translucent remedy, however on a smaller stage. Its ear cups are see-through, with a inexperienced twentieth anniversary marking on the left ear cup. There are additionally shiny inexperienced accents on the grilles between the ear pads and cups, in addition to on the microphone. This special-edition headset will cost $69.99, as effectively, which is $10 over the usual mannequin’s pricing. You may learn extra about this mannequin (sans the cool twentieth anniversary design) in our previous coverage here.