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Microsoft Reveals Xbox 20th Anniversary Controller, Headset, Accessories Line


To celebrate Microsoft’s video game division turning 20 years-old, the firm earlier this spring told that scheduled announcements are to take place across 2021 to forecast its thanks to its users alongside bring new opportunities to the platform. Already, Microsoft in celebrating another anniversary for Halo is to deliver a themed Xbox Series X model on November 15 later this fall.

Alongside that, a specialized Xbox Elite 2 Controller is also on the forecast as well. The game paddle is to emphasize on the new Mark IV armor of Master Chief for Halo Infinite. Other special editions from Xbox Game Studios includes a new Forza Horizon 5 controller which is also underway to release this November as well, Playground Games shared when presenting the cover art for the new title.

On Thursday, Microsoft announced yet another line for Xbox’s birthday with a new controller and Xbox Stereo Headset that goes up for pre-order starting now.

We celebrate our history together with the 20th Anniversary Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller and 20th Anniversary Special Edition Xbox Stereo Headset – launching November 15 and available for pre-order now. We were inspired by our favorite memories together from the last 20 years and created not one, but two unique accessories to commemorate this milestone.

Jessica Tsujikawa, Xbox Senior Product Marketing Manager

“Sleek and sentimental – all in one package. The 20th Anniversary Special Edition controller is a fresh spin on the translucent green of the original Xbox Debug kit,” the post reads for the controller. “The body of the controller features a translucent black finish with silver internals so you can see every detail. The nostalgic, green Xbox button brings us back to the first green Xbox logo. The iconic color can also be found on the back grips and around the hybrid D-pad.”

The blog post continues elaborating on the headset, “Built upon our new Xbox Stereo Headset, this 20th Anniversary Special Edition is something truly special. The headset similarly features a translucent black body with silver internals so you can see what brings this headset to life. Green accents on the boom mic, inside and outside of the earcups.

“The left disc is marked with our 20th Anniversary logo in our iconic green and the right dial has our Xbox logo imprinted, as seen on the Xbox Wireless and Stereo Headsets.” Additionally, Microsoft also showcases a new 20th anniversary Quick Charging Stand in collaboration with Razer and branded clothing from the Microsoft Store.

This week, Microsoft also reflecting on its impact on the video game market has revealed a new partnership with Adidas featuring original Xbox Adidas Forum Tech sneakers. You can read the full report by heading here.

What are you most piqued in interest to buy for Xbox’ birthday?

The 20th Anniversary Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller & 20th Anniversary Special Edition Xbox Stereo Headset are to ship on November 15, 2021 for $69.99 each.

Source: Xbox Wire

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