Yesterday the Xbox 360 celebrated its 17 year anniversary. That’s right, it’s been 17 years since the Xbox 360 launched in 2005. And to this day, it’s still Xbox’s best-selling console, and by a comfortable margin. What made the Xbox 360 so popular? Well, it was at the forefront of online console gaming and saw the birth of Xbox series like Gears of war. It was a great console and increasingly nostalgic. And it had a great controller too. While it looks fondly now, the original Xbox controller was far from the best. It was too big and too heavy. So when the smaller, sleeker Xbox 360 controller was revealed, a lot of Xbox fans got excited. And he gave himself up. The Xbox 360 controller was the best controller of that generation and is still one of the best modern controllers.
This brings us to yesterday, when, to celebrate the aforementioned anniversary, Hyperkin revealed that it will be releasing an officially licensed Xbox 360 controller replica for Xbox One, Xbox Series S, and Xbox Series X. In addition to this, it will also be compatible. with the computer. The controller is called Xenon, and at this point that’s all we know, other than it’ll just be hardwired. If you want a wireless version, you’ll have to make your own. As for the release date, pre-orders, and pricing, none of this information has been revealed.
Today, 17 years ago, the #Xbox 360 launched with great success. Now announcing the Xenon, a replica of the official #xbox 360 controller, licensed by Designed for Xbox, for PC Xbox Series X|S/Xbox One/Windows 10|11.
full circle. Get back in control.
— Hyperkin (@Hyperkin) November 22, 2022
For those who don’t know: Hyperkin is an American manufacturer and distributor of video game peripherals headquartered in Los Angeles, California. When it comes to replica controllers, they’re widely considered the best in the business, which is why so many Xbox fans are excited about this release.
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