Over the past two years, Microsoft has released a handful of compelling controller options for the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S. Apparently that number will grow by one later this week, as Microsoft leaker @ALumia_Italia has shared an image. On twitter. of a new Mineral Camo design. The officially licensed wireless controller sports a crisp blue design that is sure to appeal to many Xbox fans. The images originally come from a listing from retailer Microplay, who also shared a September 27 release date and an MSRP of $79.99.
While the Microplay listing is no longer live, an image of the Mineral Camo controller can be found in @Alumia_Italia’s Tweet embedded below.
XBSX WIRELESS CONTROLLER MINERAL CAMOUFLAGEhttps://t.co/UnKftTwrLc pic.twitter.com/5aKmnHwK3i
— Updates Lumia (@ALumia_Italia) September 25, 2022
Design reception seems pretty strong so far! However, given the sheer number of controller options available for the console, it’s hard to say how many users will jump to get this controller. Xbox has done a very good job of offering a wide range of controller options, including the current crop of wireless controllers, Elite controllers, backward compatible Xbox One controllers, and even custom options available through the Xbox Design Lab. But for those Looking for something new on the market, this is definitely a stylish option!
As hard as it is to believe, it’s been almost two years since the Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S were first released. It’s been a bit of a rocky start for Xbox Series X, as the next-gen system is still hard to come by. get due to the global shortage of chips. However, the cheaper Xbox Series S hardware has been a bit easier to come by and has provided a solid entry point for newcomers to the Xbox ecosystem. Hopefully, the shortage will come to an end and fans will have an easier time getting their hands on a new console in time for some of the biggest game releases of 2023.
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[H/T: Video Games Chronicle]