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- Some of our top picks include Microsoft’s Elite Series 2 controller and its budget stereo headset.
- Additional storage, batteries, and wireless adapters are also great options for Xbox gamers.
- Most of our recommended Xbox accessories work with Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One and PC.
Microsoft’s Xbox consoles are designed as all-in-one entertainment devices, but a few key accessories can further enhance the experience. For some, an upgrade from the standard Xbox controller can make all the difference, while others prefer to expand the console’s storage space with an external hard drive to save hours on future downloads and updates.
Fortunately, there is no shortage of peripherals available for Xbox consoles, whether made directly by Microsoft or by third-party manufacturers. Key accessories, like controllers and headsets, are generally designed to work on all current Xbox consoles, from the older Xbox One to the newer Xbox Series X and S.
We’ve rounded up some of our favorite Xbox accessories based on our gaming expertise, hands-on testing, and availability. Most of our picks will work with Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Windows computers. We’ve also included some devices for use with the Xbox Game Pass cloud streaming service.