Slide the switches over and they cut the travel distance in half for quick shots. Razer Wolverine also includes a couple of additional thumbstick caps: one taller concave cap for accuracy, one domed cap for quicker movements.
A good choice for smaller hands or anyone who just prefers a more compact controller. The grips are sculpted in a way that makes the controller comfortable to use even with larger hands and they're textured, which kept the grips from slipping or sticking to my palms. While it might not have the removable USB cable, extra buttons or swappable thumb sticks found on the company's pricier Revolution X Pro controller , it actually has some features I didn't expect at this price.
For instance, there's an app for the controller that lets you remap its buttons and adjust its sticks, trigger sensitivity and vibration. A switch underneath lets you drop between your custom profile and a classic mode. This Xbox wireless controller has it all. It can be used wired or wireless.
The thumbsticks can be swapped for greater precision or faster speed. Holding the controller, your fingers fall naturally between two pairs of remappable paddles. The controller stores three profile configurations for the paddles and it's preset for FPS, sport and racing games; a button on the bottom lets you quickly switch between them. Remapping can be done on the fly, so there's no need for an additional app.
There are also switches for the triggers so you can change them from a long pull to a quick click. And then there's the look. You can choose everything from the color of the buttons to the style of the thumbsticks to whether you want rumble installed. Scuf also has a variety of faceplates in different colors and designs.
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Best Xbox compact wired controller. Battery life varies significantly with headsets, additional accessories, usage, and other factors. Testing conducted by Microsoft using standard AA batteries in preproduction units. Testing conducted by Microsoft using preproduction units. Black White Blue Red Volt. Elevate your game Experience the modernized design of the Xbox Wireless Controller, featuring sculpted surfaces and refined geometry for enhanced comfort during gameplay.
Dedicated share button Seamlessly capture and share content such as screenshots, recordings, and more with the new Share button. Stay on target Stay on target with the new hybrid D-pad, textured grip on the triggers, bumpers, and back-case.
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The controller features a blue face plate, with a two dark blue stripes down the center of the controller. Bumpers on the back of the controller are black and the left and right triggers are silver, representing gas pedals.
It features a matte white face plate with a gold D-Pad and triggers. The left and right buttons are black along with other parts of the controller such as the left and right sticks. This controller was on of the first Xbox One controllers released to have the four colored circles in the center of the ABXY buttons. Front Packaging Copper Shadow.
The Copper Shadow Xbox One controller is one of the two Shadow edition controllers that were released in The controller has a copper colored metallic faceplate. The controller has a black D-Pad, thumbsticks, triggers and bumpers. A similar design to this controller and the Dusk Shadow controller was added as an option to Xbox Design Lab not long after the service launched. Front Packaging Dusk Shadow. The design is exactly the same as the Copper Shadow controller, but this variant uses a blue to black faceplate and has blue , , , button rather than the copper colored ones from the other variant.
This controller was also the last Xbox One controller to be released as a part of the second generation of Xbox One controllers. These models were succeeded by the third generation which was only released a few months after the release of this variant.
Front Back Packaging White The White Xbox One controller is a remake of the model of the same name. This controller is the first controller to be released as a part of the third generation of Xbox One controllers. This controller is bundled with all regular Xbox One S consoles. Updated features on the controller include Bluetooth support and rubberized grips.
The controller has a grey and blue design based off of the games main character, James Dominic Fenix. The controller has a grey D-Pad and thumbsticks. The triggers and bumpers on the controller are blue. The 3 Gears of War 4 controllers were the first set of controllers to be based on the controller revision.
Front Back Packaging Black Because of the new and improved Xbox One controllers, Microsoft decided to go back to basics and re-release the original Xbox One controller. The controller is exactly the same as the original but includes all of the new features of the revision. This controller is also bundled with all standard Xbox One X consoles. Front Back Packaging Blue.
It uses a bright blue colored design throughout the entire controller. Advertisement cards could be found for this controller variant in select Xbox One S bundles. Front Back Packaging Dawn Shadow. The Dawn Shadow Xbox One controller is an updated variant of the Shadow series of controllers that were released in the same year.
Like its predecessors, the Dawn Shadow controller features a magenta to black face plate. The Crimson Omen controller is the third and final controller in the Gears of War 4 set. The design of the controller is very similar to the Elite variant, featuring a red face plate covered with scratches and scars and the Gears of War logo. The controller has a red D-Pad and black thumbsticks, triggers and bumpers. This is also one of the only Xbox One controllers to use a different font for the , , , buttons.
Storm Grey. After the release of the new third generation controllers, Microsoft began to release a series of more basic Xbox One controllers, using just one color scheme rather than multiple. This variant uses a plain grey color scheme throughout the whole of the controller. Deep Blue. This variant uses a deep blue color throughout the whole controller, just as the name suggests. Because the controller was only available in the Gears of War bundle, it makes this controller one of the rarest ones available.
Military Green. Like the Deep Blue controller, this variant is extremely rare because of its low distribution. Pizza Hut. The front faceplate of the controller is gloss red and features the Pizza Hut logo. Aside from the exclusive front faceplate the rest of the controller, including its packaging, is identical in appearance to a standard white Xbox One controller sold individually at retail.
The grand prize winner received a 4K television and an audio system in addition to everything available in the first prize package. Front Back Packaging Red. Just like the Blue Xbox One controller, the Red variant is a more simpler design released by Microsoft. The controller uses a red colored design throughout the whole of the controller.
Front Back Packaging Winter Forces. The White Forces controller was released in , it revises the "Forces" design of Xbox One controllers that were originally released in This variant includes al the updated features of the third generation controllers. The design is identical to the Forces controllers but is white and grey.
Front Back Packaging Ocean Shadow. In , Microsoft began releasing updated variants of their older controllers with all the new features such as Bluetooth. The design of this controller is like the Shadow controllers released in The controller features a black to blue faceplate just like the Dusk Shadow controller released in the previous year.
Front Back Packaging Recon Tech. The Recon Tech variant was the first of three models released. The controller is grey and brown with decals on each side of the controller. The back of the controller also features textured diamond rubberized grip for added control and comfort. The faceplate is light grey with light green highlights on the thumbsticks. Front Back Packaging Volcano Shadow. The Volcano Shadow controller is another updated variant of an older Xbox One controller.
The controller has a black to red faceplate, resembling a volcano. The controller also has a black D-Pad, bumpers, triggers and thumbsticks. Front Back Packaging Minecraft Pig. The Minecraft Pig controller was released on its own and has a pink faceplate with the design of a Minecraft Pigs face on it. Front Back Packaging Minecraft Creeper. The Minecraft Creeper controller was one of two Minecraft themed controllers released in The controller could also be purchased separately.
The faceplate of the controller is based off of the iconic Minecraft mob, the Creeper. Like the Pig Controller the , , , buttons use the Minecraft typeface. On the back of the controller where batteries are put in a TNT block is shown. Front Back Packaging Patrol Tech. The Patrol Tech controller was the second controller released in the "Tech" series. The design is very similar to the Recon Tech Controller but is a dark blue color.
Project Scorpio. The Project Scorpio controller is one of the rarest Xbox One controllers available. The console included in the bundle was designed like this as well. This variant included a blue D-Pad and triggers. A large cross appears over the right thumbstick, with a circuit board like pattern running across other parts of the controller. It is estimated that units were made out of all of the four different variants.
The battery cover also includes the XFEST 18 logo as well as five different icons each representing different parts of the Xbox community. The XFEST 18 Copper controller is the second of four varaints that were given out at the event of the people that attended the event of the same name.
The copper controller includes the same design as other variants but with a copper D-Pad and triggers instead. The XFEST 18 Green controller is the third of four varaints that were given out at the event of the people that attended the event of the same name.
The green controller is identical to the other variants but instead includes a green D-Pad and triggers. A gold variant of this controller is believed to be the fourth variant of the XFEST 18 controllers, however almost no information can be found about this controller online which is why it does not appear on this list. Front Back Packaging Sea of Thieves. The Sea of Thieves controller was one of the first Xbox One controllers to be released in It was released at the time Sea of Thieves launched.
The controller has a very unique design not seen on any other Xbox One controller. Next to the left thumbstick are North, East, South and West indicators making the thumbstick resemble a compass. Front Back Packaging Combat Tech. The first one released was the Sport White variant. The controller has a very light colored design with a light grey D-Pad a thumbsticks. Small patterns are on each side of the controller, colored grey and light blue. Xbox Addict.
The Xbox Addict controller is a custom variant designed for Xbox Addict, who was was a passionate Xbox fan. The controller, as well as a custom console, were created to honor Matt, after he passed away. The controller uses a white faceplate with Xbox Addict's logo being placed in the center. Green triggers and thumbsticks as well as black bumpers and a silver D-Pad are also used on the controller. The words "Bleed Green" are engraved on the front of the controller.
The design of the controller is exactly the same to the first model but now includes all the new third generation controller features, such as Bluetooth and rubberized grips. A matching headset was also released. Only units of this controller were made. The controllers use an extra glossy texture to achieve the grease-proof gimmick. The controller was a grey faceplate with yellow thumbsticks, triggers and bumpers. The PUBG logo appears on the battery cover on the back of the controller.
The controller has a black design fading to a gold color. The top of the controller is translucent, showing some of the internals of the controller. The controllers bumpers and triggers are a slightly lighter shade of grey. The controller has a black design with a blue highlight around the left thumbstick. The controller's design is based around the game PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds. X Sugar Skull. The X controller is a limited edition variant that was only released in Mexico during the X Xbox event.
Only fifteen units of the controller were made, making it one of the rarest Xbox controller variants. Fans that attended X had the chance to win one of the controllers. Additionally, Xbox players based in Mexico City that did not attend the event also had the chance to win one of the controllers by earning 20, through Xbox Game Pass games.
The Sport Red controller was the second "Sport" controller released in the series. The design is very similar to the Sport White controller but instead of being white is now red. The Sport Red was also one of the first Xbox One controllers to be released in The design is similar to the Phantom Black controller but is now a much lighter white controller.
The controller is a light brown color that fades down to full white. Like the Phantom Black the top half of the controller is translucent, meaning you can slightly see inside some parts of the controller. The controller is based off of the design of Kait Diaz from the game, Gears 5. The controller was very well received from fans. Front Back Hyperspace Special Edition.
The controller also uses a unique speckled D-pad that includes a similar pattern to the one seen on the special edition console. White triggers and bumpers are also used, as well as a black backplate. Some time after the launch of the bundle the controller was also released on its own. The controller is completely purple, most likely based off of the color of the Fortnite logo. The design of the controller is almost identical to its predecessor, however the updated model now includes Bluetooth and all other features of the second revision controllers.
Announced at Gamescom , the Sport Blue is the third controller released as a part of the "Sport" series of controllers. The design is identical to past Sport controllers but this one is a light blue color. Microsoft also released a matching Sport Blue charging stand for the controller. The controller has a black, grey and brown camouflage design. X Aquabrush. Officially unveiled on October 28, a Limited Edition X stylized controller was released to mark the occasion.
The other being the Phantom Black and Phantom White. The design is like the other variants but in a different color. The faceplate is colored in a translucent magenta color, allowing the user to slightly see a design within the controller. Front Packaging Cyberpunk Limited Edition. The design of the controller is inspired by Cyberpunk 's various cities. Red , , , buttons are used like on the Volcanic Shadow controller that was released in It uses the design scheme of past controllers such as the Night Ops Camo Special Edition and the color scheme of the Winter Forces controller which was originally released in KFC Gaming.
The competition involved participants eating KFC each day and being able to go in the running to win an Xbox Series X. The competition ran from October 19 to November A standard Xbox Series X console was given away every day, with this controller variant being given away as second prize in the giveaway.
The controller was heavily criticized for its ugly design. Xbox Series X Launch Team controller. The controller was first shown by Larry Hryb on his Twitter on the day the new consoles launched. The controller was included in a a bag with a note from Phil Spencer. Front Back Packaging Carbon Black. It uses the same colour on all areas of the controller and uses the standard green, red, blue, yellow , , , buttons seen on previous controller models. Front Back Packaging Robot White.
It uses the colour white on all areas of the controller apart from a black colored D-Pad and thumbsticks. Like the carbon black controller, it uses the standard green, red, blue, yellow , , , buttons seen on previous controller models. Front Back Packaging Shock Blue. Unlike the Carbon Black and Robot White variants, it is currently not bundled with any console and only available on its own. The controller has a blue colored faceplate and thumbsticks and white colored back.
The bumpers and triggers on the controller are black. All other buttons on the controller are blue. Pringles Salt and Vinegar. Some time in early , chip brand Pringles ran a competition giving away ten custom Xbox Wireless controllers. Each controller used basic Xbox Design Lab customization, however it is important to note that these controllers were given away during the nine month break that Xbox Design Lab took that started in October These controllers were released five months prior to the return of Design Lab.
Each controller variant that was given away appeared on a corresponding Pringles flavor, with the controller being based off of the colors of the flavor it appeared on. It is likely this controller is based on the Salt and Vinegar Flavor as shown in a image posted to the Pringles Facebook page, despite the controller on the can appearing in different colors. The controller was posted to Reddit by wildcardxxl, who claimed to have won the controller in the giveaway. Pringles Sour Cream.
The Sour Cream Pringles controller is another variant that was given away in the Pringles Xbox giveaway. The controller is based off of the color scheme used on the Sour Cream flavored Pringles. The controller uses the same customization options as Xbox Design Lab, despite being released during a time in which Design Lab was unavailable to the public.
Pringles Original. The Original Pringles controller is based off of the color scheme used on original flavoured Pringles packaging, that was given away in a competition ran by the company. It was one of many different designs given away. Pringles Classic Paprika. As with the other Pringles themed controllers, this one is based off of another flavor of Pringles, with this one being Classic Paprika. A total of ten themed Pringles controllers were released, the reason only four appear on this page is because it is unknown what flavors the other controllers are based on and these four are the only ones to be featured in individual promotional art work.
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