Shop HP’s Memorial Day Sale:Save up to 61% on PCs and more! | Order: New iPad Mini | New iPad Air | New AirPods

Xbox Elite Wireless Controller

How many people want to spend $150 on an Xbox controller? A million, apparently

How many people want to spend $150 on an Xbox controller? A million, apparently

Eric Frederiksen

When Microsoft debuted the Xbox One Elite Controller, just about everyone – us included – was simultaneously impressed by the care and craftsmanship that went into the hardware and nonplussed by the price. Everyone was wondering just how popular such an expensive piece of hardware could be. Really popular, it turns out. Just yesterday, Xbox boss Phil Spencer tweeted the image below –...

Xbox One Elite controller still hard to find as Microsoft struggles to keep up with demand

Xbox One Elite controller still hard to find as Microsoft struggles to keep up with demand

Eric Frederiksen

The Xbox One Elite wireless controller continues to, a full month after its release, be incredibly difficult to find. Xbox head Phil Spencer took to Twitter over the Thanksgiving holiday to answer fan questions about the peripheral’s availability. It sold out on day one of its release with the exception of the Xbox One Elite bundle, and since then Spencer and other Microsoft execs have...

Xbox One Elite controllers will be tough to find through November

Xbox One Elite controllers will be tough to find through November

Eric Frederiksen

If you’re trying to pick up an Xbox One Elite Wireless controller – without also picking up the Xbox One Elite bundle – you’re probably having a tough time. It turns out they’re more popular than anyone – including Microsoft – expected. Xbox Live’s Director of Programming, Larry “Major Nelson” Hryb, took to Twitter today to confirm the state of supply for the premium controller:...