Black Friday is one of the best opportunities to save on gaming purchases, including accessories made for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S consoles. You can score some great deals from Microsoft and top brands like Turtle Beach, Razer, Astro Gaming, and PowerA. Black Friday is still to come, but you can already save on some of the best accessories for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.
With Black Friday approaching, it's crucial to understand the worthwhile deals and the products likely to be discounted. Microsoft is pushing backward compatibility across its latest consoles, which means almost everything works on Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S.
Accessories like headsets, controllers, and chargers are popular for Black Friday clearance. Games also continue to grow in size, and with storage space more limited than ever, look out for cuts on Xbox-compatible hard drives. The latest Xbox Series X|S family pushes new technologies only found in the best 4K TVs too, with retailers already slashing prices on many top models.
With retailers discounting products ahead of the big day, these are the Xbox accessories you shouldn't miss so far. And if you're looking to pick up a console over the holidays, check out our roundup of the best Black Friday Xbox Series X deals.
$150 $180 $30 off
Microsoft's Xbox Elite Controller is one of the leading Xbox accessories out there, highly customizable and assembled from best-in-class materials. You can adjust swap out its components between various sticks, paddles, or pads, plus tweak how thumbsticks and triggers operate. You even get a handy carry case and a dedicated charging cradle. It recently got a rare discount at some retailers.
With both Microsoft and third-party accessory manufacturers expected to lower prices over the weeks ahead, we're keeping an eye on the best deals available for Xbox owners. We've already rounded up some attractive savings within top categories, likely to rival savings found throughout the month.
Xbox Stereo Headset | $55 at Amazon (Was $60) (opens in new tab)
Microsoft is back in Xbox audio with new official headsets, and its Xbox Stereo Headset is the most affordable offering designed for Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. It takes cues from its pricier Xbox Wireless Headset, with comfortable materials and convenient features like on-ear volume dials. It's one of the best budget headsets out there, now with a small pre-Black Friday saving.
HyperX CloudX Xbox Gaming Headset | $50 at Amazon (Was $70) (opens in new tab)
The HyperX CloudX has long held the crown in its price bracket, delivering punchy audio coupled with a noise-canceling microphone for online play. It's wrapped up in a premium finish, thanks to an all-aluminum frame and comfy memory foam ear cushions, but drops the needless gimmicks from some budget headsets. It's now discounted at an even more affordable price ahead of Black Friday.
Seagate has launched some hefty discounts on its official Xbox-branded hard drives, including its newest 2TB Game Drive designed for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S. The capacity means five times the storage on many Xbox consoles, with slick black casing and a green LED strip ideal for any gaming setup. This 24% saving serves up its lowest-ever price to date.
Upgrading to an SSD for external storage brings improved speed over traditional hard drives, although at a premium, while still providing more space for games. You'll see reduced transfer and load times with the Samsung T7, with stellar performance and quality across the range. This hugely improves an existing Xbox One console and works on Xbox Series X and Series S, albeit with usual USB drive limitations. SSD prices have steadily fallen through 2021, making this an ideal time to invest.
PowerA MOGA XP5-X Plus Bluetooth Controller | $33 at Amazon (Was $40) (opens in new tab)
It's been a massive year for Microsoft's Xbox Cloud Gaming platform. Those on Android should consider the XP5-X Plus, a gamepad taking cues from the official Xbox controller, with an integrated clip for your smartphone. Best of all, there's a 3000mAh power bank inside to charge your device while on the move.
TCL 6-Series R635 55-inch 4K TV | $690 at Amazon (Was $950) (opens in new tab)
TCL remains a leader in great 4K TVs at lower prices. The R635, a device we named the best budget 4K TV for Xbox Series X|S, just scored another significant price cut headed into Black Friday. It doesn't have HDMI 2.1 support but offers 4K 60 FPS gaming, with a handy option to hit 120Hz when targeting a lower 1440p. You can also expect superb visuals for the price coupled with support for many popular gaming features.
TCL 5-Series S535 4K TV | $449 at Amazon (Was $525) (opens in new tab)
The 5-Series S535 is another even cheaper TV that still holds its ground. The lower cost still supplies a solid 4K HDR image with rich colors and a low response time for gaming. You're limited to 4K at 60Hz, coupled with a hit to image quality, but you can't beat this 4K TV within its price bracket.
LG C1 65-inch 4K OLED | $1,897 at Amazon (Was $2,100) (opens in new tab)
This is the best 4K TV for Xbox Series X and PS5, delivering incredible images and all the features you need. It has HDMI 2.1 support, enabling up to 4K resolutions at 120Hz, coupled with other latest-generation display features. With that premium OLED panel, you're experiencing the best rich colors with deep blacks, with the best image quality available on your console. The 65-inch model is already $200 cheaper ahead of Black Friday.
Nope. The display isn't actually capable of doing 4k 120hz because there's a cap at 40 GB speed on their 2.1 ports. 4k 120hz requires 48GB. Also I believe the label can only handle 10-bit, even though true 4k 120hz is displayed at 12-bit.
You don't need 48gbps for 4K 120Hz at 10 bit - the Xbox Series X hardware can only output max 40gpbs, anyway. That's enough for 4K 120 10 bit 4:4:4, which is more than enough for the console.
This, I do 4k 120 on my CX.
Great deal on this Razer controller. I've been eyeballing it for a while. https://www.windowscentral.com/e?link=https2F2Flink...
If Best Buy matches the Elite sale for Black Friday, I might consider it. I won't get one without an extended warranty, and I'd much rather have the ability to do a repair/replace in a BB store than having to ship it to MS and fight with their inconsistent, online service reps.
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