After the reveal of both the Xbox Series X and PS5 controller earlier this year, many lamented the fact Xbox played it safe with their controller design. Compared to the DualSense, the Series X controller is strikingly similar to the Xbox One's.
The controller's design is understandable. Xbox's main message this console generation is choice. Gamers can play Series X games on the Xbox One, use their Xbox One controller on the next-gen console and, use the new Series X controller on their previous console.
One thing that is sure to invigorate the Series X controller is customisation. The DualSense's black-and-white design divided fans who preferred the sleek, all-black design shared on PlayStation's twitter. While we haven't heard much about Series X customisation, leaked photos suggest we might see a white controller pretty soon. Here's what we know.
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Xbox Series X White Controller LEAKED
New leaks posted online by Twitter user Zak S, appear to confirm the existence of a white Xbox controller, seen in its full packaging alongside a user manual, which also refers to the not-yet-confirmed Xbox Series S.
In the replies, Zak gave further information to how he acquired the controller, stating he "found it on OfferUp and got it for $35."
He also posted a video to confirm the pictures were not mocked up using editing software.
The white Xbox Series X controller first appeared ina now-deleted Reddit post by u/Wolfy_Wizzardo, a white version of the Series X controller appeared online in late July.
The photo was reposted by an Xbox Series X news page on Twitter.
While both these leaks seem incredibly legitimate, we're still holding out for Xbox to show off Series X controller variants officially.
However, reports online suggest that this controller might be for a different Xbox console altogether...
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Xbox Series S controller
Microsoft remains incredibly quiet on the existence of the Xbox Series S. The Series S, rumoured to be a cheaper, less powerful next-gen console is alleged to be launching alongside the Series X this year.
We know very little about the console, but there is speculation that, much like the Xbox One S, the bases Series S will come in white.
If true, this could explain where the white Xbox controller comes from, with a Series S playtester leaking the controller ahead of its reveal.
Of course, the white controller could be part of a bundle alongside a white Xbox Series X, but as of the moment, we're still in the dark.
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