Microsoft has started rolling out Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S preorders across the globe, providing the first opportunity to lock down its next-generation consoles ahead of their November arrival. The company has laid out a staged approach, with retailers appearing online on a per-region basis, and the flagship Xbox Series X is already proving hard to find. Preorders for the U.S. are now open, costing $499 for Xbox Series X, with the Xbox Series S at $299.
Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S also launch alongside a new generation of official accessories, including a new Xbox controller. The latest gamepad brings a revised design, a dedicated "Share" button, and shipping in three distinct colorways at launch. Microsoft has also unveiled its USB-C charging kit, with more accessories on the horizon. We've rounded up all the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S accessories and where you can preorder them in the U.S. and beyond.
Xbox Series X
The full next-generation experience.
Xbox Series X is Microsoft's new flagship, as its most powerful console with over 12TF GPU performance and a custom SSD. It boasts up to 4K resolution and 120 FPS, full backward compatibility across four generations, and ray-tracing support.
Next-gen in HD
Xbox Series S
Experience next-gen gaming for less.
Microsoft serves the next-generation for less with its budget-friendly Xbox Series S. The console packs the same high-performance CPU and SSD technology as Xbox Series X, while scaling back the GPU and removing the disc drive.
Xbox Wireless Controller — Shock Blue
Microsoft launches the new generation of Xbox controllers designed for Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S with a vibrant "Shock Blue" colorway. It comes in stark contrast to the muted black and white tones of the consoles themselves, featuring a popping blue faceplate, black bumpers, and triggers, with a white rear panel. This azure-tinted variant spices up your setup this holiday, while still experiencing the latest from its new gamepad design.
Xbox Wireless Controller Shock Blue
A jolt of color
This controller isn't bundled with the Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S — if you want it, you'll need to grab it here.
Xbox Wireless Controller — Robot White
Microsoft debuts Xbox Series S with a sleek all-white spin on its redesigned wireless controller. The white controller is also available as a standalone purchase, in case you want a second controller.
Xbox Wireless Controller Robot White
Matches the Xbox Series S
If you want a controller in a classic white shine, this is the one for you. One is included with the Xbox Series S, but you can also grab them separately.
Xbox Wireless Controller — Carbon Black
Microsoft also launches Xbox Series X's included controller for standalone purchase, featuring the same matte "carbon" black colorway as the flagship. The design provides a more subtle option when looking to pair up an extra controller to the new console.
Xbox Wireless Controller Carbon Black
Yes, it comes in black
This is the black Xbox controller that is included with the Xbox Series X. If you need an extra, this is the way to go.
Xbox Rechargeable Battery Pack
The Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S controllers still rely on AA batteries for power, but Microsoft's battery add-on kit provides a rechargeable solution. This revision fits the new Xbox controller design, with an includes USB-C cable to accommodate the new, modernized charging port.
Charge 'em up
Xbox Rechargeable Battery Pack
Add some juice with ease.
Top up your Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S controller with some extra charge, using this rechargeable battery pack from Microsoft. It fits the newest Xbox controllers, with a USB-C cable included.
The new Turtle Beach headsets have gotten a refresh just in time for the Xbox Series X and Series S, while also maintaining compatibility with the Xbox One consoles of yesteryear. The Stealth 700 Gen 2 supports Bluetooth and Xbox Wireless, letting you mix audio from a phone or compatible laptop simultaneously with your Xbox console. The Stealth 600 drops Bluetooth for a more accessible price point, although it looks a little less "sexy" than the 700 Gen 2, at least in my book. To note, your current best Xbox One headset will still work on Xbox Series X and S too.
Turtle Beach Stealth 700 Gen 2
Better in every way
Turtle Beach is jumping into next-gen with a refresh of its Stealth 700 Gen 2 wireless headset, with a refreshed design and improved Bluetooth treatment. This headset is compatible with previous Xbox consoles too.
Wireless on a budget
Turtle Beach Stealth 600 Gen 2
Improvements where it counts
The Stealth 600 Gen 2 is another refresh; it drops Bluetooth and sticks with Xbox Wireless to keep the price as low as possible. A flip to mute mic, solid audio, and decent construction make this a great entry-level option.
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