Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core Announced

A heavyweight controller, in white.

Microsoft has now announced that it has built the new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core in white.

After the first launch of the original Xbox Elite controller way back in 2015, Microsoft has now built a new Xbox Elite controller and it is heavily packed. The new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core is white and it is designed to meet the core needs of today’s competitive gamers. It has top performance, customization, and durability.

There are now two types of Elite controllers to choose from, which are the new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core ($129.99) and the current Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 in black ($179.99).

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Comparison between the two

Here are the specifications for both Elite controllers:

  • The new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 – Core in white at $129.99 USD MSRP includes the essential components you need to unleash your best game. Experience adjustable-tension thumbsticks, wrap-around rubberized grip, and shorter hair trigger locks. Enjoy limitless customization with exclusive button mapping options in the Xbox Accessories app. Stay in the game with up to 40 hours of rechargeable battery life1 and refined components that are built to last.
  • The current Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 in black at $179.99 USD MSRP includes all the Elite Core features plus it comes with premium interchangeable components to fit your preferred gaming style, including different thumbsticks, D-pad, and paddle shapes. The carrying, case allows you to keep the controller and components secure and organized. Charge the controller either inside or outside the carrying case with the included braided USB-C cable and charging dock.

Since the Elite Series 2 Core only has the basic tools for tuning, Get the Complete Component Pack for $59.99. It includes interchangeable thumbsticks, paddle shapes, and D-pad. It also has a carrying case, charging dock, and USB-C cable.