Nab 'Tech Series' Xbox Controllers Ahead of Project Scorpio

Xbox One Getting New Military-Themed Controller Line, See The First One Here
Microsoft launches Xbox Wireless Controller Tech Series, "inspired by military technology"
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22 March, 2017

If you're on the lookout for uniquely styled controllers for your Xbox One, then Microsoft's newly announced Tech Series should prove appealing.

There are plenty of Xbox One controllers out there, but Microsoft isn't done rolling out options. Recon Tech Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controller is the first in the series. You may learn a bit more about the controllers by reading the excerpt below. The back of the features a textured diamond rubberized grip for added comfort and better grip when things get sweaty. A year ago also saw the launch of color-customizable Design Lab controllers for the Xbox One, which players can build online via a web interface and order for shipment. According to Microsoft the Xbox team took their inspiration from military tech and performance patterns, with concepts based on combat armor and sci-fi gear. Premium finishes like a laser etched texture on the front, gold accents and insignia are on the front of the controller. Also, the custom button mapping feature is available through the Xbox Accessories App.

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Whether or not the Tech controller series will be quite as good quality as the Pro controllers remains to be seen. Instead it's another in a long line of options that allow gamers to choose how their Xbox One experience will play out.


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