E3 2019: Xbox Elite Controller 2 Release Date & Price Announced, Will Include a Rechargeable Battery and More New Features

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At today’s Microsoft E3 2019 press conference, Microsoft not only announced a ton of new games, and the next-gen Xbox (!), but even a new iteration of the company’s vaunted Xbox Elite controller! Officially called the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 (we’ll call it Xbox Elite Controller 2), it will feature a rechargeable battery built-in, and a lot of new features!

Additional new features include adjustable-tension thumbsticks, interchangeable components, 40-hour battery life, and lots more! Check out the official specs below.

What’s in the box

  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2
  • Carrying case
  • Set of 6 thumbsticks: Standard (2), Classic (2), Tall (1), Wide Dome (1)
  • Set of 4 paddles: Medium (2), Mini (2)
  • Set of 2 D-pads: Standard, Faceted
  • Thumbstick-adjustment tool
  • Charging dock
  • USB-C cable

According to Microsoft, the Xbox Elite Controller 2 release date is set for October 28, 2019, and will retail for $179.99. You can pre-order it on the official Xbox site now.

Source: Xbox