The best Xbox deals 2023: headsets, SSDs, HDDs, controllers, consoles, and more

Xbox Deals image
(Image credit: Future)

[Updated on July 13 at 06:38 AM ET with latest deals and price checks]

DO YOU love gaming on Xbox? I love gaming on Xbox. The world of Xbox is full of amazing games, accessories, and experiences. Whether you’re looking for the best Xbox controllers, such as the stunning Starfield edition, a top-notch Xbox headset for immersive sound, wired or wireless, or the best Xbox storage deals to store all your favorite games and more, you’ve come to the right place.

We’ve created this hub to help you find the best Xbox deals available right now, from products we’ve personally reviewed, used, and recommend.

We’ll be updating this hub regularly with the latest offers and discounts, so bookmark this page and check back often for our expert suggestions on all things Xbox.

The best deals right now

Best Xbox controller deals

Xbox Series X|S Wireless Core Controller - Various colors: was $59.99

Xbox Series X|S Wireless Core Controller - Various colors: was $59.99 now $46.99

The core Xbox controller is in and out of the sales on a regular basis, but the colors available vary. Right now there are discounts on Carbon Black, Blue, Deep Pink, Pulse Red and Electric Volt by around 20%. You can order from Amazon or Microsoft directly as they tend to price match each other.

Price check: $46.99 at Microsoft Store

Simply the best standard wireless controller you can get for Xbox

❌Cons: No pro features like rear buttons which are standard on a lot of third-party controllers now

Stellar Shift Xbox Wireless Controller: was

Stellar Shift Xbox Wireless Controller: was $69.99 now $56.99 at Amazon

Available at its cheapest price since launch, with Bluetooth connectivity for use with Xbox consoles, Windows 10/11 PCs, Tablets, iOS and Android devices. A surreal-colored controller that's out of this world.

Price check: Target $57.99

: Comes with a unique dynamic background

❌Cons: More expensive than the standard Xbox controller, style comes at a price!

Razer Wolverine V2 Wired Gaming Controller: was

Razer Wolverine V2 Wired Gaming Controller: was $99.99 now $64.99 at Amazon
Simply one of the best-wired controllers out there for both Xbox and PC, this is a marked upgrade from the standard Xbox controller with a bunch of ergonomic and mechanical improvements, and this is the lowest price we've ever seen it.

Price Check: GameStop $64.99

Pros: Nice grip texture, feels great in the hands

Cons: Wired, and no paddles on the reverse

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core: was

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 Core: was $129.99 now $110 at Amazon

An Elite controller with a less Elite price, the Series 2 Core has all the quality and high performance of a full Elite but without the paddles. 40 hours of battery life will keep you in the game.

Price Check: Walmart $110

Pros: Rechargeable battery, premium feel and build quality

Cons: No rear paddles (you can buy separately) and the direction pad can be slippery

Turtle Beach Recon Cloud Wired Gaming Controller: was

Turtle Beach Recon Cloud Wired Gaming Controller: was $79.99 now $49.95 at Amazon

A controller that does it all, compatible with Windows, Android and your Xbox Console but with some special Turtle Beach audio enhancements. With Pro-Aim focus mode and mappable quick action buttons, this is a versatile controller for both Xbox and cloud gaming on your mobile.

Price check: Walmart $59.99

Pros: 'Superhuman Hearing' audio enhancements

Cons: Wired, and cable is non-removable so need to be careful of damage

Best Xbox headset deals

Gaming Headset: was

SteelSeries Arctis 9X Wireless Gaming Headset: was $199.99 now $118.37 at Amazon

A premium wireless gaming headset that works seamlessly with Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One. This has a comfortable design, a long battery life, a retractable microphone, and a balanced sound quality. It also supports Bluetooth connectivity, so you can use it with your phone or PC.  

Price check: $132.99 at Best Buy

Pros: Simultaneous wireless and Bluetooth audio, bi-directional design on the Arctis ClearCast microphone, superb noise cancellation.

Cons: If you want to use this wireless with PC you'll need an adapter.

HyperX CloudX Stinger Core – Wireless Gaming Headset:  was

HyperX CloudX Stinger Core – Wireless Gaming Headset: was $99.99 now $80 at Amazon

HyperX make some of the best headsets for Xbox at a lower and more reasonable price point for most, and this one ticks all the boxes. High quality, lightweight, direct Xbox wireless connection and noise cancelling microphone.

Price check: Target $99.99

Pros: Seamless Xbox compatibility with the console pairing button, sturdy build and comfortable fit

Cons: Takes around 3 hours to fully charge

Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense | was

Razer Kraken V3 HyperSense | was $129.99 now $87.99 at Amazon

This headset pairs the fantastic comfort, build quality, and audio of the Kraken V3 line with Razer's unique HyperSense vibration tech that adds an element of physicality to the user experience. It's become my favorite headset in recent years, and I'm confident you'll love it too.

Price Check: Best Buy $87.99 | Newegg $129.99

Pros: Phenomenal comfort and build quality, stellar audio quality, unique HyperSense vibration tech

Cons: No mic monitoring

Razer Kraken Kitty RGB: was

Razer Kraken Kitty RGB: was $149.99 now $108 at Amazon

A personal favorite of mine (Jen) this wired headset has been at this price in sales before but I can't help but link it every time. Customize the ear color to your mood, and just add some fun to your gaming sessions. It's not just cute, it's a great-sounding headset with THX spatial audio and a solid noise-canceling microphone. 

Price check: Walmart $135

Pros: Unique aesthetic, you'll look like a cool cat? Decent surround sound and flexible noise-canceling mic

Cons: USB connection only so can't use it with all devices

HyperX Cloud II Gun Metal was

HyperX Cloud II Gun Metal was $99.99 now $79.99 at Amazon

This headset is an improved version of the HyperX CloudX, which is one of our Best Xbox headset picks. It has a simple design but a low price that belies its excellent quality. For $80, it offers more than you would expect and is a great option for anyone who wants a sturdy, affordable headset with superb sound at the mid and high ranges.

Price check: $79.99 at Walmart

✅Pros: Virtual 7.1 surround sound, compatible with multiple platforms including Xbox and detachable noise-canceling microphone

❌Cons: Sound can be muddy and lack detail in the lower ranges

Best Xbox storage deals

Seagate Storage Expansion Card 2TB : was

Seagate Storage Expansion Card 2TB : was $359.99 now $279.99 at Amazon

Until recently, Seagate were the only supplier of official storage expansion for the Xbox Series X|S that you could actually run games off directly, but with competitors coming to the market, the prices are dropping on the OG storage solution. With the size of games nowadays, we recommend the 2TB version which is also discounted at Best Buy.

Price check: Best Buy £279

Pros: The simplest, tidiest storage solution for Xbox, incredible performance, compact

Cons: Expensive, really really expensive

Seagate Storage Expansion Card SSD for Xbox Series X|S: was

Seagate Storage Expansion Card SSD for Xbox Series X|S: was $219.99 now $149.99 at Amazon

Microsoft went the proprietary route for SSDs that work with Xbox Series X|S, meaning they're usually much more expensive than the third-party SSDs you can put in a PS5. The Xbox-compatible Seagate card is at an all-time low price, though, so if you haven't bought one yet, you can't afford not to right now.

Price check: $150 Best Buy | $150 Walmart

Pros: The expansion card is never this cheap, allows you to store plenty of new Xbox Series X|S games

Cons: It's still more expensive than the options available on PS5

WD_BLACK 5TB P10 Game Drive for Xbox: was

WD_BLACK 5TB P10 Game Drive for Xbox: was $149,99 now $129 at Amazon

A much cheaper alternative to internal SSD's are of course external, and you get a lot more storage for your money. The caveat being you won't be able to play some Series X|S from this, but you can archive a hell of a lot of games.

Price check: Newegg $129.99

Pros: Huge amount of storage for a good price, supports fast transfer speeds of up to 130mb/s

Cons: Not compatible with other devices, and has a non-detachable cable which can get damaged or tangled

Best Xbox charging deals

Razer Universal Quick Charging Stand for Xbox Series X|S was

Razer Universal Quick Charging Stand for Xbox Series X|S was $39.99 now $29.99 at Amazon

If you want a charger that will get you back in the game as quickly as possible, this Razer Quick Charging stand will fully charge your Xbox controller in under 3 hours and comes in an array of colors and designs to match your gaming setup. 

Price check: Best Buy $29.99

Pros: Great build quality, super fast charging speed, available in wide array of colors

Cons: No charging brick included

HyperX ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station was

HyperX ChargePlay Duo Controller Charging Station was $39.99 now $29.99 at Amazon
Charge two controllers at once with this weighted base stand, that features LED indicators. Remember to click 'add $10 before checkout' to get this price.

Price check:
Newegg $47.99

Pros: Duo charging system and currently the same price as the Razer dock

Cons: Not the same choice of colors and designs, connect to main power source rather than Xbox

Gaming can be a costly hobby with so many tempting accessories to enhance your experience. You can see the passion of gamers on Twitter, where they show off their impressive collections of Xbox controllers and other gadgets. But fear not, we’re always scouting for the best deals on Xbox stuff.

And if you want to stretch your budget even further, you should sign up for an Xbox Game Pass subscription. With access to hundreds of games for a low monthly fee, you can also enjoy big first-party titles like Starfield on day one and save your money for some dazzling accessories.

Jennifer Young

Jen is a News Writer for Windows Central, focused on all things gaming and Microsoft. Anything slaying monsters with magical weapons will get a thumbs up such as Dark Souls, Dragon Age, Diablo, and Monster Hunter. When not playing games, she'll be watching a horror or trash reality TV show, she hasn't decided which of those categories the Kardashians fit into. You can follow Jen on Twitter @Jenbox360 for more Diablo fangirling and general moaning about British weather.