The best Xbox One controllers and accessories

Need a new Xbox One controller?  Or maybe a play and charge kit, stereo headset adapter, HDMI lead or something else? Then you've come to the right place as here's where you'll find the best Xbox One accessory deals. 

Official Xbox wireless controller, black

The classic option

Compatible with: Xbox One, Xbox One S and Windows 10 | Includes: Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 PCs and tablets: | Range: Up to twice the wireless range compared to previous Xbox One controllers (tested using the Xbox One S console)

The low cost choice
No wires
Very basic, no thrills option 
You'll need batteries, or a charger kit

The absolute classic. The basic, out of the box Xbox One controller is pretty much industry standard with precision analogue sticks, responsive triggers and... well buttons are buttons, really. You can use it wirelessly, or with a cable, and with a Play and Charge kit (below) never have to worry about batteries running out again. 

And, if you don't like black, there's all these other colours to choose from. 

Official Xbox wireless controller, white

Official Xbox wireless controller, red

Official Xbox wireless controller, blue

Xbox One wireless Minecraft controller (Creeper shown, Pig model also available)

Xbox Wireless controller Patrol Tech special edition

Compatible with: Xbox One, Xbox One S and Windows 10 | Includes: Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 PCs and tablets: | Range: Up to twice the wireless range compared to previous Xbox One controllers (tested using the Xbox One S console) | Features: diamond rubberized grip. Button mapping available via Xbox Accessories app

Special Edition
Extra rubberized grip
Only a cosmetic upgrade
You'll need batteries, or a charger kit

The Recon controller is a small but satisfying step up from the basic controller. It's got a streamlined design, with improved buttons and rubberised grips. Plus you can remap buttons using the separate Xbox Accessories app. 

Xbox One Elite wireless controller

Includes: An Xbox elite wireless controller, a carrying case, a set of four paddles, a set of six thumb sticks, a set of 2 D-pads: faceted and standard, a USB cable, AA batteries and a quick set up guide and product manual | Compatibility: Xbox One, Xbox One S and Windows 10 via USB or a Xbox wireless adapter (sold separately) | Features: Swap thumb sticks and D-pads, hair trigger locks and interchangeable paddles and rubberised diamond grip

Lots of customisable configurations 
High quality construction
Can be fiddly to change between games

The Xbox Elite controller is for when you want to step up your game. It's not just a higher grade construction, it's uniquely customisable. There a four paddles that slot in under the main body that can be configured to perform any function, giving you more control options. Using an app you can both choose the paddle functions, and tweak and change sensitivities for other buttons and triggers - creating unique set ups you can switch between easily when you play different games. It even comes with a choice of D-pads and analogue sticks to suit whatever preferences you have. 

Play and Charge Kit

If you're tired of swapping out batteries all the time then grab a Play and Charge kit. With a set of rechargeable batteries and a USB cable, you can top up whenever you need to and still lose the wire for when you want a little more freedom. 

Get a Xbox One controller Play and Charge kit for $29.99 direct from Microsoft. Get the official Play and Charge direct from MS. It charges while you play and gives you up to  30 hours gaming in one go.

Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter

Xbox One Stereo Headset Adapter for $29.99 from Microsoft: if you don't have a 3.5mm jack on your controller then grab one of these to sort that right out.   

High speed 4K HDMI cables

You don't need a super expensive HDMI cable for Xbox One X but you will need a high speed one for 4K. Most are these days but just double check to be sure.  

Xbox One media remote 

Xbox One media remote, $24.99 from Microsoft: Make watching TV even easier with this back lit remote that accesses OneGuide, as well as all your movies and streaming video.

Xbox One controller wireless adapter for PC

Xbox Play Anywhere games run on your console and on your PC so you might want to pick up this little stick. It adds wireless functionality to your computer so you can play without wires. 

The best Xbox One external hard drives in the US and UK

Seagate 8TB Game Drive Hub USB 3.0 Desktop 3.5-inch External Hard Drive for Xbox One: Save £85 on *8TB of storage* with this enormous USB 3.0 external hard Drive. £159 from Amazon

WD 1TB Elements USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive (US): Grab a 1TB drive for $30 off to epand your Xbox storage options. Get it for $42.49 from Amazon.

Seagate Game Pass 2TB Hard Drive: This Seagate Special Edition 2TB Game Pass drive is USB 3.0 for super fast speeds and reduced by £27 to £72.99 on Amazon.

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