What you need to know
- Microsoft recently revealed a slew of Gears 5-themed hardware.
- The special edition Xbox One X and controller were the highlights.
- The controller usually goes for $75, at least on the Microsoft Store.
- Best Buy is selling it for $65, possibly accidentally, at the moment.
Yesterday, Microsoft revealed a host of Gears 5-themed hardware like the stunning Gears 5 Limited Edition Xbox One X Bundle and the Kait Diaz Limited Edition Xbox Controller. Both devices feature a frozen aesthetic and come with in-game bonuses. While the special Xbox One X is priced the same wherever you go, it seems like Best Buy may have made a slight error when it comes to the special edition controller.
On every other retailer, the controller is going for $75. However, Best Buy has it for $65 at the moment. It seems like they're charging the same as any other controller, not realizing that supplies won't last. It's unclear if this is truly a pricing error or a smart ploy by Best Buy to sell a ton of gorgeous peripherals. Either ways, it's great news for us. Just head over to the website by clicking the link below to place your preorder. You should have it in your hands by August 20.
Looks like armor
Matches the special edition console
This Xbox Wireless Controller authentically captures the look and feel of classic Gears of War armor. The device is compatible with the Xbox One family but also features Bluetooth technology for playing on Windows 10.
Jump into digital
Ditch the discs
Secure your Xbox One S: All-Digital Edition, Microsoft's new and ambitious disc-less console, today. It's the cheapest Xbox One ever made, bundled with a trio of downloadable games like Forza Horizon 3. This is the best price any Xbox One has ever been at.
Excellent and affordable Xbox accessories
Up your Xbox experience with one (or all) of these budget accessories, all of which are approved by the gamers of Windows Central.
PowerA Play & Charge Kit for Xbox One ($15 at Amazon)
This charging kit keeps your Xbox One wireless controllers juiced up, and it offers batteries for two controllers. At just $15, this is hands-down our favorite budget charging companion.
ElecGear 4 Port USB Xbox One S Hub ($19 at Amazon)
This brilliant little USB splitter hub attaches perfectly to the side of your Xbox One S console. It's ideal for use with chargers, controllers, headsets, and more.
Controller Gear stand ($13 at Amazon)
Proudly display your Xbox gamepads with this stylish and functional stand. The licensed design is minimalist and black, and it has a hidden storage compartment, making the price of $13 a real steal.
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Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.