Whether you've been persevering with a busted controller or you want an extra for co-op gaming, now's the time to nab one. Various retailers are offering significant savings on Xbox controllers with prices starting at just $40. Shop direct at Microsoft and you can get the standard wireless Xbox controller in the basic colors of black, white, blue or red for that low price, a $20 savings. Select colors are also seeing similar discounts at both Amazon and Walmart.
While there are plenty of Xbox controllers out there, Microsoft's own controller remains our favorite option on the market in 2023 for those that just want the basics covered well. It's compatible with both Series X and Series S consoles, as well as the previous-gen Xbox One (not to mention PCs and smart phones via Bluetooth). It has wireless connectivity and boasts up to 40 hours of playtime on a single charge, or you can plug it into your console or PC for wired play without interruption. It's also equipped with a 3.5mm headphone jack so it's compatible with a wide variety of different Xbox headsets.
And for hardcore gamers, you can also save on the Elite Series 2 Core controller, which is down to $99 at Walmart, a $26 savings, or $110 at Amazon. Unveiled in September, it offers advanced features like like adjustable-tension thumbsticks, shorter hair trigger locks and wrap-around rubberized grips. There's also the option to upgrade it with various customization options down the line with a separate component pack if you need it. And for even more bargains, you can check out our roundup of all the best deals on Xbox gaming gear available right now.