Earlier this year, Microsoft announced that it will be releasing new wireless controller for it’s Xbox One Elite model. There were rumors before but now it’s confirmed that Microsoft has signed an agreement with Scuf Gaming and that now Microsoft will be using Scuf Gaming’s intellectual property and patents. This makes Scuf Gaming the official third-party accessory provider for the Xbox One Elite wireless controller.
Scuf Gaming is the leading third-party provider of controllers for the past 5 years and now it will be working for Microsoft Xbox One. Many player vouch that Scuf Gaming controllers are the best and will be used in most tournaments. They are expensive but durable.
Both the CEO’s stated about the newly formed partnership.
“SCUF continues to improve the way gamers use a controller, reducing hand strain and enhancing the gameplay experience, we are pleased to work with SCUF to bring this project to the masses.”- Phil Spencer
“Since creating a new market space for customizable professional gaming controllers 5 years ago, our vision has always been to see the mass market benefit from the innovative features and functions we patented. Over 90% of top professional gamers have recognized the competitive edge SCUF provides so we are delighted that Microsoft will now bring that edge to the wider market with its Xbox Elite Wireless Controller.”- Duncan Ironmonger
Professionals and Elite gamers will now be able to use the best quality controllers which will provide them a better gaming experience.
Xbox One’s Elite wireless controllers will cost around $150 at start and it will release on the same date as Xbox exclusive “Halo 5” on 27th October, 2015.