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Where to buy Xbox Series X, Series S new controllers and accessories

Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S Controllers
Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S Controllers (Image credit: Microsoft)

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 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 — 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 — 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 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.

Next-gen headsets

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.

Samuel Tolbert is a freelance writer covering gaming news, previews, reviews, interviews and different aspects of the gaming industry, specifically focusing on Xbox and PC gaming on Windows Central. You can find him on Twitter @SamuelTolbert.