A white Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller has been spotted in the wild
The new-look Elite controller could be revealed at Gamescom 2022
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🤍 It looks like Microsoft will reveal a new white Xbox Elite Controller Series 2
🎮 The premium gamepad can be customized to suit your playstyle
🔋 It has a 40-hour built-in rechargeable battery, four back paddles, and hair-trigger locks so you can fire faster than on a regular controller
🎅 The white edition of the Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 could launch this holiday
💰 It’ll likely cost the same as the current Elite Controller Series 2, $179.99
It looks like Microsoft will potentially reveal a white Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller at Gamescom 2022, as a new version of the company’s pro pad has been spotted in the wild.
As spotted by @Mr_Rebs_ on Twitter, an unboxing video was posted to YouTube on July 12 by user Nicholas Lugo (thanks, Windows Central). We get to see the packaging and the controller, all of which look authentic.
The white Elite Series 2 controller appears identical to the original pad released in 2019, but instead of a matte black finish, we get an eye-catching white design. The only other change is a white pull tag on the hardshell case.
If the white Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller is real, it’ll be the second custom design Microsoft will have made. The company released a Halo Infinite-styled version to celebrate the game’s long-awaited launch in December last year.
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The white Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller will likely cost the same as the black Elite controller, $179.99, though it’s often available for $159.99.
Even though the Elite Series 2 Controller is one of the best Xbox Series X accessories, it can be prone to durability issues. Stick drift is common, while others have reported problems with the controller’s bumpers and rubberized grips.
We’re still waiting for Microsoft to confirm whether the white edition of the Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller is genuine, but an announcement at Gamescom 2022 seems likely.
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Love it. Also, assuming Major Nelson lurks the forums here, if he sees this, Larry ... could we have Xbox Design Lab print an image of the custom controller design onto the package ... or a transparent panel, maybe ... something so we can display our unique and obviously gifted artistic vision while keeping them new-in-box ... because right now, it's beautifully packaged but invisible-in-box. Thank you so much.