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Microsoft is releasing a translucent controller for Xbox’s 20th birthday

Microsoft is celebrating the 20th birthday of Xbox with a couple of recent, 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 residence button, in addition to across the D-pad and rear grips. Microsoft coloured the elements silver so that they’d be simpler to see by 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 cellular gadgets and PCs. This controller costs $69.99 to preorder through the Microsoft Store, in addition to Amazon.

The wired Xbox stereo headset is additionally getting the translucent therapy, however on a smaller degree. Its ear cups are see-through, with a inexperienced 20th anniversary marking on the left ear cup. There are additionally vivid 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 from the Microsoft Retailer and Amazon, as nicely, which is $10 over the usual mannequin’s pricing. You possibly can learn extra about this mannequin (sans the cool 20th anniversary design) in our previous coverage here.
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