Xbox Design Lab Will Bring Back Metallic Finishes, Rubberized Grips and New Color Customization Options

Metallic colors are finally back!

Microsoft is bringing back metallic finishes and more to the Xbox Design Lab soon.

In a new announcement, Microsoft revealed that the Xbox Design Lab will now bring back the old features that many fans have been looking for customization. Rubberized grips and metallic finishes will be making a comeback to the customization program to offer more options for that personal taste.

Aside from the two options, Microsoft is adding new color customization variations, which will give users more combinations to choose from. Check out the whole list:

  • Black rubberized grips available on both the back case and side grips for added comfort and control
  • 19 new metallic finish colors for D-Pads and Triggers including: Sterling Silver, Pewter Silver, Gunmetal Silver, Abyss Black, Retro Pink, Deep Pink, Oxide Red, Zest Orange, Gold, Electric Volt, Velocity Green, Glacier Blue, Dragonfly Blue, Mineral Blue, Photon Blue, Midnight Blue, Regal Purple, Nocturnal Green, and Warm Gold
  • 3 new color options for controller parts
    • Introducing Dragonfly Blue
    • Military Green has been updated to Nocturnal Green providing a richer earth color
    • Electric Green has been updated to Velocity Green bringing this in line with the iconic Xbox color
  • New “Inspired by” controller designs from Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, Battlefield 2042, Forza Horizon 5, and Riders Republic to get your customization journey started

The controllers will cost at $69.99 USD only and the pricing will depend on additional options. This could be additional letterings, other options, etc.

The controllers will be made to order and will be delivered directly to your doorsteps within 3 to 4 weeks after placing your order. Aside from the new features detailed above, you can also change your controller body, back case, D-pad, bumpers, triggers, thumbsticks, ABXY buttons, and View Menu Share buttons. There is also the custom 16-character message that will be laser engraved.