Thursday, December 3, 2015

Black, Elite XBox One Wireless Gaming Controller Review

Elite XBox One Wireless Controller: Overview

The XBox One Elite wireless controller offers a highly satisfying gaming experience personalized to the preferences of the gamer. The ability to remap your controller through the Elite app for XBox lends even more customization to this wireless controller.

Elite is costlier than the basic XBox One wireless controller. It requires batteries that need to be changed.

But it's still a high-value purchase if you can afford it. After all, the Elite XBox wireless controller is one of the most advanced gaming controllers that offers an unparalleled level of customization and comfort.


The device fits perfectly in your hand, allowing you to easily access every component and button of the controller. It is also very comfortable to grip. When you press the buttons and pads, you can feel the quality of build.

In terms of design, it is one of the most sophisticated wireless controllers on the market. It is bulkier than the normal wireless controller for XBox. It seems like an advanced gadget resting in your hands. The body of the controller is coated with matte rubber surface with additional detailing around the grips. It comes with its own carrying case.

Customization Options

In addition to stellar, high-end design, it also comes loaded with a plethora of customizable buttons and features. You can personalize the D-pad, stainless steel analog sticks, triggers and more. Swap the three analog sticks in and out without any hassle. Personalize the two sets of sticks with concave tops according to your preferences. You also have the option to personalize the triggers on the rear of the controller.

The Elite XBox One controller also lets you remap the buttons and rear triggers through the free XBox Elite app.

The controller has the option of saving two custom profiles.

Windows 10 Compatible

Another great news is that the XBox One Elite wireless controller is also PC-compatible. You don't need to do any modifications on the controller before using it with Windows 10. The device comes with a USB stick and can be used with a PC right out of the box.

It also supports wireless PC connectivity, but you'll need the under $30 XBox wireless adapter.


  • PC and XBox One Compatible
  • Comfortable
  • Luxurious, high-end design
  • Powerful customization options
  • Four extra buttons


  • The controller is not rechargeable


The XBox Elite wireless controller is an impressive device, best suited for gamers seeking an advanced gaming experience. The ability to enjoy the same gaming experience on PC is an added plus.