Xbox One Elite Controller Supplies May Be Limited Until March 2016, Microsoft Warns

The shortage continues.

Posted By | On 01st, Jan. 2016 Under News | Follow This Author @Pramath1605

Xbox One Elite Controller

The Xbox One Elite Controller has been far more successful than Microsoft ever anticipated it to be- the controller, which retails for $150, has been sold out for months, and players have taken to it like bees to honey. Microsoft has promised that it is making its best effort to ensure that the controller stock stays replenished- but the company has warned that its stock situation may not be resolved until March 2016.

“While the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller is sold out in many retailers around the world, we are working quickly to get more units in the hands of fans. We expect more units to arrive at retailers each week but supply may be limited through March 2016.”

Honestly, in this case, I can’t blame Microsoft- I would have expected a $150 controller to be a niche product myself. I wouldn’t have expected demand for it to skyrocket like this.

Hopefully the situation is resolved soon.

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  • polysix

    now all they need is a decent console to use it with then their $150 is money well spent 😉

    • kma99

      They have one already. Stop being a jerk.

    • polysix

      Really? I heard it only worked with the Xbox one. Must have missed this mythical good console. Thanks for the tip off!

    • kma99

      Yes really it plays games like its supposed to. Did you assume it was supposed to be your girlfriend to? Probably so.

    • polysix

      no my wife is my “gf”. I don’t use machines for that. Stay ignorant and upscaled 😉

    • kma99

      Sure u do. Ignorance just spews in everything you post. Stay ignorant clown.

  • Evil_Annie_2015

    Excellebt controller for the only console with more AAAs, more features and better online service.

    • polysix

      Shame about the actual game performance/graphics eh? BTW Drive Club dumps all over any racer on the Xbone!

    • Evil_Annie_2015


    • Silverback1138

      I have both consoles and Drive Club isn’t all that great at all. Forza 5 and 6 along with Horizon 2 on the other hand are all highly rated and solid games.

    • Evil_Annie_2015

      I just smiled when he mentioned Driveclub because it was a total failure from delays to its “release”. The sad part for the PS community is that it is the only racing exclusive they can talk about 🙂

    • Peter

      Your my kind of girl evil Annie 🙂


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