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Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 coming November 4

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Microsoft gave us our first glimpse of the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 at its E3 2019 presentation.

According Microsoft's Larry Hryb, the controller has been complete re-engineered for the ultimate performance. It will also be highly customisable, allowing you to tweak how it feels and behaves to suit your preferences, and will launch in 24 countries on November 4, 2019.

As with the previous Xbox Elite Wireless Controller, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 won't be cheap – with a price tag of $179.99 (around £140, AU$250).

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Xbox Two controller?

With Microsoft expected to reveal the Xbox Two at E3 2019, could the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 be the default controller for the new console, as well as an optional controller for the Xbox One?

Hopefully we won't have long to wait, but in the meantime check out the trailer below (yes, controllers now have trailers):

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Matt Hanson
Matt Hanson


Matt is TechRadar's Managing Editor for Computing and Entertainment, looking after two of the best, and most exciting, channels on the site. Having written for a number of publications such as PC Plus, PC Format, T3 and Linux Format, there's no aspect of technology that Matt isn't passionate about, especially computing and PC gaming. Ever since he got an Amiga A500+ for Christmas in 1991, he's loved using (and playing on) computers, and will talk endlessly about how The Secret of Monkey Island is the best game ever made. He's also a huge film and TV fan and Marvel geek, and his favorite recent film is Dune.