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Halo Infinite is one of, if not the most anticipated game releasing for Microsoft this year, and while there have been question marks around how polished the game will be, you can be sure fans are still chomping at the bit to play it. Alongside any launch of this ilk, you know there’s going to be exclusive merch and boy have Microsoft treated us this time around.
Not only is there going to be a limited edition Halo-themed Xbox Series X console, there’s also a brand new Halo Infinite Limited Edition Xbox Elite Series 2 controller and that’s what we’ll be talking about here.
Below, we’ll run you through what you can expect from this Halo Infinite Limited Edition Xbox Elite Series 2 controller as well as where you can buy it so you’re prepared for when Halo Infinite releases on December 8th 2021.
If you want to know more about the Halo Infinite Limited Edition Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller, here’s a full breakdown of the specs and requirements you can expect.
For use with Xbox systems and PCs running Windows 7 or later. Windows 10: requires Bluetooth, included USB cable, or Xbox Wireless adapter (sold separately). Windows 7 or 8.1: requires included USB cable; some functionality not supported. Drivers available at xbox.com/xboxone/PC-controller.
Xbox Accessories app requirements
Available on Xbox consoles and Windows 10 PCs.
Includes 3.5mm stereo headset jack. Also compatible with the Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter and all other Xbox controller accessories made by Microsoft.
Features Impulse Triggers and rumble motors. Motor control can be adjusted in the app.
Weight 345g (+/- 15g) when using with 4 paddles, faceted D-pad, and standard thumbsticks attached.
Connect to Xbox consoles with Xbox Wireless, or using the included 9’ USB-C cable. Wirelessly connect to Window 10 PCs, tablets, Android, or iOS devices using Bluetooth, or with the included 9’ USB-C cable. Connect to Windows 7 or 8.1 PCs with the included 9’ USB-C cable; some functionality not supported.
Use the included thumbstick-adjustment tool to manually change thumbstick tension, with 3 tension setting to choose from. Adjust thumbstick sensitivity curves with the Xbox Accessories app, or swap thumbstick inputs so that the left thumbstick controls the right thumbstick input and vice versa.
Internal, rechargeable battery with up to 40 hours of battery life per charge. Battery life varies with usage and other factors.
A, B, X, and Y; D-pad up, down, left, and right; Left and right bumpers; Left and right triggers; Left and right thumbstick click; 4 paddles.
Thankfully, for those that want to get their setup ready prior to the release of Halo Infinite, the Halo Infinite Limited Edition Xbox Elite Series 2 controller does launch prior to December. The Halo Infinite Limited Edition Xbox Elite Series 2 release date is November 15th 2021 which is almost a whole month before the game actually comes out.
With the Halo Infinite Limited Edition Xbox Elite Series 2 being a premium variant, featuring back paddles, customizable thumbsticks, and an internal rechargeable battery, it does cost more than your average Xbox controller. Similar to that of the basic Xbox Elite Series 2 controller, the Halo Infinite Limited Edition version will come in over $150 retailing at $199.99 (£179.99).