The controllers of the current generation of consoles are superior to the bank, but the Xbox one controller has some crucial advantages and is also future-proof. Over the years, however, the price erosion has also been used in the Xbox One gamepad, so that one often gets the peripheral device nowadays far below the original RRP of 59.99 euros. At the start of the "Black Friday" week, you get a whole range of different color variants of the Xbox One controller particularly cheap at Saturn and MediaMarkt.
Xbox One Controller: Different Variants at Top Price (Black Friday 2019)
Update, 29.11.2019: For the "Black Friday" there is still a particularly favorable offer for the Xbox One controller + USB cable. in the costs the controller currently 38.11 euros, If you have the Coupon Code POWERFRIDAY19 on eBay, you can even use Pad + Cable for 34,30 Euro (Shipping free) get.
Update, 25.11.2019: For the start of the "Black Friday" week, there are the "Xbox One" controller in different variants Saturn and Media Markt For 39.99 euros (plus 1,99 Euro shipping). Among other things, you get the controller in Black, White, Blue, Red, Gray-Green, Gray-Blue and in Camouflage design, The Violet Fortnite Special Edition you also get for the reduced price at Saturn.
Xbox One: The Price Development of the Controller
The Xbox One was launched in November 2013. The first-generation controller can only be used on the PC via a micro-USB cable or can be operated wirelessly using a dongle (approx.). With the Xbox One S, however, there was a minor overhaul of the controller, thanks to which all current Xbox One controllers also support Bluetooth and can be wirelessly connected to the PC, smartphone and other Bluetooth devices. The suggested retail price for the standard controller is 59.99 euros, but special colors and special editions can also have an RRP of 64.99 euros or 69.99 euros. Since the market launch, the price has already fallen. So you get the controller for a long time at the usual "street price" of 50 €, more often you can even get the controller for less than 40 euros – if you are not so picky, as far as the colors are concerned.
For the big providers like, Media Market or Saturn you get the controller more often in the price range of 40 €. If you want the absolute best price, you will find idealo a practical overview of all color variants and the current best price of the respective controller.
Xbox One Controller: What Makes the Gamepad Better?
In addition to the often slightly cheaper price, the Xbox one pad has some and small advantages. The Microsoft controller has inherited its predecessor, the Xbox 360 Pad, as the standard PC controller. Even though more and more games on the PC also offer the controller prompts of PlayStation and Switch, you are on the safe side with the Xbox pad.
Above all, however, the Xbox One controller is future-proof in terms of Xbox consoles and PC gaming. So has Phil Spencer, head of the Xbox division at Microsoft opposite Business Insider confirms that the Xbox one pads will also be compatible with the next generation of consoles, and hence Project Scarlett (working title).
Also the often criticized battery compartment of the controller, is an advantage for all who want to have the controller as a longtime companion. While the built-in rechargeable batteries of other controllers eventually make you tired, you can simply replace the batteries in the Xbox controller. If the battery consumption is too high, you can easily get a set. And even if all else fails, and no battery can be recovered from the remote control or wall clock, the Xbox One controller also works simply via a USB cable – without the need of a battery or batteries.