Microsoft’s official Xbox controller is often considered the best of the bunch thanks to its ergonomic design and durability. It’s currently on sale for just £37.99 from the Microsoft Store today. Robot White, Carbon Black, and Shock Blue are also down $10 to $49.99 at the US store.
Given how important a gamepad is, whether you’re replacing a broken controller or needing a friend’s help in co-op mode, it’s rare that we see big Xbox controller discounts. It is also rare that it is available at such a low price.
The new iteration has many small upgrades over the previous Xbox One controller. It’s slightly smaller, which makes it much more comfortable to use in hands with closer buttons. And the concave D-pad is inspired by the design of the Elite series controllers.
The textured back makes it easy to grip, and the new share button – and customization options in Windows and on Xbox – make it super easy to take quick screenshots or record the last minute or two of gameplay. And of course there is the freedom to use battery or AA batteries.
This flexibility and ease of use is why PC gamers also choose the Xbox controller over other options. And with the ability to connect via wireless or Bluetooth, you’ll have no problem using it with Android and iOS devices. In fact, using the pairing button allows you to switch between two registered devices with great ease.
Although Black Friday is still close, retailers are already offering deep discounts on a range of products. Check out our early deals guide to see for yourself. And if you need anything in particular, keep an eye on our Twitter Jelly Deals feed, where we always share the latest discounts we find throughout the day.