Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition controller revealed, coming November
Update, October 7 (10:13 a.m. ET): Microsoft has officially announced the controller, alongside a matching headset. Both are scheduled to launch on November 15, 2021.
Thanks to early registration at Best Buy Canada, the Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition of the controller is revealed and available to everyone. The controller uses a translucent design, reminiscent of the many translucent controllers and consoles that saw production from the late 1990s to early 2000s. The backs of the handles are lime green, while the main controller shell is gray. You can take a look at a show with the special packaging below:
If you’re looking for one of the best Xbox Series X | S controllers but with a sleek new design, you might want to buy one. Stock for special edition Xbox controllers often does not last long and there is no guarantee of how many are produced.
The Xbox 20th Anniversary Special Edition is slated to launch on November 15, 2021, according to the Best Buy Canada listing. This is an appropriate release date, given the original Xbox launched on November 15, 2001. While the original Xbox also launched with Halo: Combat Evolved, Halo Infinite is slated to launch on December 8, 2021. .
At the moment, pre-orders appear to be online only at the Microsoft Store and through Best Buy Canada. This will definitely change and we will provide updates as we see more and more inventory available.
Update, October 7 (10:13 a.m. ET) – More than just a controller
In addition to this controller, Microsoft is also launching an official 20th Anniversary Special Edition Xbox headset, according to the official announcement. The official launch of the headset and controller is scheduled for November 15, 2021.
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