Microsoft Announces Two Brand New Special Edition Xbox Wireless Controllers

Microsoft has taken to the Xbox Wire to announce and detail their two brand new special edition Xbox Wireless controllers!

Yes, if you’re an Xbox fan, you already know Microsoft is very heavy on bringing a ton of variety when it comes to their controllers. Today they have announced two new Xbox wireless controllers that will be a special edition variants. Titled as Phantom Magenta and Arctic Camo, these controllers will be you the unique flair you’re looking for.

The controllers are available to pre-order now and will cost you about $70 USD. The Phantom Magenta is set to release this month on March 17, while the Arctic Camo is slated for a May release.

Check out both of the new special edition Xbox Wireless controllers down below in full detail thanks to Xbox Wire:

Xbox Wireless Controller – Phantom Magenta Special Edition

Xbox Wireless Controller – Phantom Magenta Special Edition

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Phantom Magenta Special Edition is the third controller in our Phantom Series. The design is rooted in sci-fi, influenced by the type of aesthetics found in “Ex-Machina” and “Ghost in Shell,”and blended with mysterious luxury to create totally unique designs. Highlighted by an ultra-saturated magenta color effect transitioning to translucent, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Phantom Magenta Special Edition joins the Phantom Series in a bold way. 

You can add Phantom Magenta Special Edition to your collection for $69.99 beginning March 17 or pre-order yours today at Microsoft Stores, online and in-person, and select online retailers worldwide.

Xbox Wireless Controller – Arctic Camo Special Edition

Xbox Wireless Controller – Arctic Camo Special Edition

The Xbox Wireless Controller – Arctic Camo Special Edition is the second in our Camo series, the Xbox take on a very classic and iconic look. Specifically, the Xbox Wireless Controller – Arctic Camo Special Edition puts a technical twist on the popular Winter Camo white and grey color scheme. By using frosted transparent resin in the camo pattern, the controller camouflages itself from the inside-out. The diamond-texture on its triggers helps maintain a level of extra technical precision in this series. 

The Arctic Camo Special Edition will be available in May (for USA, exclusively at Microsoft Stores and Walmart). If you want to lock yours down before then, you can pre-order yours today, worldwide, at Microsoft Stores and select online retailers.


Xbox is great and bringing unique flair to gamers, and with these brand new special edition controllers, that couldn’t be any truer. If you’re an Xbox controller enthusiasts, you might have to pick these up as they are pretty cool.

Are you in need of a new Xbox controller? How do you feel about them? Let us know in the comments below!

Source: Xbox Wire