What other Xbox accessories would you like to see get the 'Elite' treatment? (poll)
The Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2's November 4 launch is just around the corner, and early previews (including our own) have been overwhelmingly positive so far. However, that got us thinking: What other Xbox accessories would benefit from an "Elite" overhaul or general refresh?
The Xbox controller is probably the thing that makes the most sense to build upon with an "Elite" version, but Microsoft has some other accessories that could at least use a solid refresh. For me, the most obvious one is the Xbox One Stereo Headset, which is largely outclassed by third-party headsets from others like LucidSound and Turtle Beach. Thinking a bit more outside the box, the Xbox Media Remote is a prime candidate for a second, improved iteration.
While they're not Xbox accessories, it would also be neat to see Microsoft revisit its Sidewinder keyboard and mouse now that the Xbox One has official mouse and keyboard support for a select group of games. Perhaps there could be a Sidewinder combo akin to the Razer Turret for Xbox One, complete with a move to mechanical switches. A boy can dream.
Of course, none of these are likely to happen, but it's fun to think about. What accessory would you like to see Microsoft revisit? Vote in our poll above and let us know in the comments. Note: Some ad blockers may block the poll from showing.
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The Elite Controller Series 2 is set for a November 4 release and comes with a slew of customizable buttons, sticks, and paddles.
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Dan Thorp-Lancaster is the former Editor-in-Chief of Windows Central. He began working with Windows Central, Android Central, and iMore as a news writer in 2014 and is obsessed with tech of all sorts. You can follow Dan on Twitter @DthorpL and Instagram @heyitsdtl.