It is rumored that the release date for the Xbox One Elite Controller will be on October 27,2015. Microsoft has yet to officially confirm this date, it is listed to launch on a variety of major retailers, including the Microsoft store. A while ago the $150 Controller was confirmed to launch sometime in October.
However Xbox fans will not doubt that October 27 is not just an ordinary day it is also the Release of the Halo 5 Guardians Title. Halo 5 being one of the biggest titles of the year and one with roots in the competitive gaming community will be arriving in store shelves on October 27th.
The Xbox One Elite controller, Which if you guys did not know also works on PC, is more than twice as expensive of the standard unit. For paying such a high price, You get a first of its kind Xbox Controller that features interchangeable rear paddles and hair trigger locks. It also lets you adjust the trigger minimum and maximum values, Thumbstick sensitivity , and button assignments. You can assign any of the controller's 14 different inputs to the ABXY buttons, Paddles, D-Pad,triggers and thumbsticks clicks.
The Controller package includes:
- Xbox Elite Wireless Controller
- Carrying Case
- Set of x4 paddles
- Set of x6 thumsticks: Standard x2 , tall x2, and domed x2
- Set of x2 D-pads: Faceted and Standard
- A USB Cable
- AA Batteries
You can save your custom controller profiles to an app; Two different profiles can be loaded onto the controller, and you can switch between them with a new profile switch system.
- A Quick Setup Guide and Product Manual
The Controller will also be included in the $500 Xbox One Elite Hardware package in November.