Xbox Controllers Get a Military-Themed Facelift

Microsoft has revealed a brand new Xbox One controller they are dubbing the "Tech Series". If you want a new controller to play the Xbox with, and the Recon Tech looks good to you, you should start saving up to buy one or two now.

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Although the form factor is exactly the same as the one in the box, the Recon Tech controller offers a laser-etched texture and a rubberised grip on the rear. The new controller will be available starting April 25 and will cost $69.99. The controller also includes the same features of a standard Xbox Wireless Controller, including a rubberized textured grip, improved wireless range and Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 devices. Similar military-inspired controllers can be expected as Microsoft continues to roll out the series ahead of its scheduled Project Scorpio launch around the holiday season.

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The new controller series will be compatible with the Copilot console feature on Xbox One. Previous year 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. The company has not announced the other controllers in the series. Instead it's another in a long line of options that allow gamers to choose how their Xbox One experience will play out. You can pre-order it using the link below.

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