If you’ve been carrying an Xbox Series X or Xbox Series S for the past couple of months, there’s no doubt that you’ve needed some extra accessories. Whether it includes a new headset to chat with your friends during multiplayer games or a secondary controller to keep you charged when you run out, there are countless accessories on the market to help you get the most out of your new console.
With 2021 just around the corner, it’s a better time than ever to build your Xbox Series X | S-accessories. From more hardcore gamers looking for special equipment to gamers who need available controllers, there is something for everyone on this list. Enjoy the brand new console and all the new games that appear around the corner in the new year with the help of this fantastic accessory.
innoAura Vertical Stand for Xbox Series S ($ 10.99; amazon.com)
The Xbox Series S can be stored horizontally or vertically, but if you decide to keep it vertical, you should have a stand to ensure that it is anchored without falling. This affordable stand keeps the system safe and secure at a low cost. It can also save you space by avoiding storing the system horizontally and flat on the surface. The included cooling vents also help direct the airflow, so you do not have to worry about heat problems.
Holder for mounting game clips for mobile phones ($ 9.96, originally $ 10.99; amazon.com)
One of the most interesting features Xbox Series X and Series S offer (and Xbox One for that matter) is the ability to use your Xbox controller with games you stream via your favorite mobile device. These mobile game clips come on top of the Xbox Series X controller you want, keeping your phone on top so you can see what you’re doing. That way, you do not have to hang up your phone and support it against something, which can be frustrating if you do not have a place to set up all this. These affordable clips can be used at home or on the go, and you get two at a time for yourself and to share with someone else, or to keep a reserve.
ControlFreek FPS Freek Performance Thumbsticks ($ 14.99, originally $ 21.99; amazon.com)
If you happen to play a lot of first-person shooters or games that trust you to use the thumb sticks on your Xbox controller frequently, you have probably been bothered by sweaty hands or frustratingly smooth textures on the controller. KontrolFreek seeks to change the game for you by offering special performance body sticks. They fit on top of your analog sticks and provide a grippier texture, as well as a way to protect the controller underneath. They come in a variety of colors and can even help you improve your game. In addition, they are not that expensive if you want to buy more and replace them for colorful customization on your controllers.
PowerA Dual Charging Station for Xbox ($ 24.84, originally $ 29.99; amazon.com)
This charging station is an option for anyone who wants the controllers flat on a table or counter instead of stacking on top of each other. The system allows you to charge two controllers at once, or leave it on the holder so you can play whatever you want, and then switch to a fully-fledged controller when you’re done. It includes two 1100mAh rechargeable batteries, as well as a snap-down charging design with special color-changing LED lights that indicate when charging is complete. It also comes with a special two-year warranty if you have any problems.
Xbox One Play and Charge Kit ($ 24.99; amazon.com)
If you prefer not to charge a battery pack manually with a USB-C cable, you can choose a special Play and Charge Kit, which allows you to charge several controllers at the same time. Just put one or two controllers on the dock, which automatically connect to your game controls. Then wait until they charge, play the game you want to enjoy for a few hours, and put the controllers on the charging station. This way, you never have to worry about not having a controller ready for use when you are. It is also very affordable.
Razer Kraken Gaming Headset (from $ 69.99, originally from $ 79; amazon.com)
The Razer Kraken gaming headset line is versatile and comfortable, and it also sounds great. You can choose a range of different colors, and even a pair of cat ears if you want to access them further. They have 7.1 Surround Sound, a pull-out noise-isolating microphone with sound controls and a lightweight frame that you will hardly feel even when you wear for several hours. The ear cups offer oval-shaped, cooling gel-infused comfort to keep your ears warm. Best of all, this headset is affordable and sounds great, whether you use it to hear your game or communicate with others.
Xbox Wireless Controller (starting at $ 59.66; amazon.com)
The Xbox Series X and Series S both come with their own controllers, but if you want to play some local co-op titles or have another game controller in hand in case your battery dies, this is the latest and greatest version of the already amazing Xbox controller. It comes in three colors: Carbon Black, Robot White and Shock Blue. It is compatible with most headsets and connects via Bluetooth to your system. You can use it on PC as well as with a mobile device for Xbox Game Pass streaming. With customizable button mapping, textured grips and a great new D-pad, this is the best standard controller you can get right now.
Xbox Adaptive Controller ($ 99.99; xbox.com)
Xbox Adaptive Controller is a specially designed game controller designed for people with disabilities. It can be used to create a variety of ways to interact with a game. The large buttons can be mapped to any function, and it also has a D-pad, menu button, display button and the same other buttons you expect from a regular gamepad. The difference is that it is extremely versatile to ensure that everyone can use it with minor or major adjustments. It also allows for multiple auxiliary input devices, which is a boon for anyone who needs extra help playing games.
Razer Wolverine V2 Wired Game Controller ($ 99.99; amazon.com)
The Razer Wolverine is one of the most customizable hardcore game controllers that the Xbox Series X has to offer. In addition to being from a trusted name that also makes many other peripherals, Razer is known for innovation. It achieves just that by adding remappable front-facing buttons; mechatactic action buttons that you can change to better suit your needs; a grippy, ergonomic body; and trigger-stop switches to help you shoot at a speed that takes you to the top of the leaderboards in no time.
HyperX Cloud Mix Gaming Headset ($ 154.09, originally $ 199.99; amazon.com)
If you’re in the market for an advanced gaming headset that works with Xbox Series X or Series S, you can not go wrong with this wired option. It is certified for high quality sound, with a detachable braided cable and sound control. It can also connect via Bluetooth when disconnected from the supplied cable. It has a built-in detachable microphone and comfortable ear cups that keep the game going all night. HyperX is a reliable brand for high quality sound, so you will not be disappointed here.
Casematix Hard-Shell Travel Bag ($ 54.99; amazon.com)
If you’re ever planning to travel with Xbox Series X, make sure it’s as protected as possible. The Casematix Hard-Shell Travel Case is just what you need. Its hard case is shatterproof, with foam designs that fit every part of the Xbox Series X setup, from headsets to controls. It is waterproof and airtight, and it even has padlock rings for if you decide to travel with it. In addition, the attractive interior and exterior match the Xbox Series X in a way that makes you want to pack up the system and take it with you in this special case.
Xbox Elite Series 2 Controller ($ 179; amazon.com)
The Xbox Elite Series 2 controller was created for hardcore gamers. It’s triple the price of a regular Xbox controller, but it’s well worth the investment, with amplifiers you don’t get with standard controls, 40 hours of battery life, a replaceable D-pad and replaceable thumb and paddle shapes. These are the controller pros who choose to improve their game, but it is perfect for anyone who spends most of their time making serious play. It can be expensive, but this is the absolute best you can get.
Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X ($ 219.98; amazon.com)
Video game downloads are getting bigger and bigger, and even with a 1TB hard drive, the Xbox Series X will pack, chances are you’ll probably run out of space sooner rather than later. This storage expansion card gives you a massive extra 1 TB of storage space to move over save files, download more games and keep everything you need. Prepare for the games in 2021, you need more space by continuing and locking in one of these expansion cards, so that you will be good and ready for the flood of games that are about to hit.
Hori Force Feedback Racing Wheel DLX ($ 299.99; amazon.com)
The Xbox Series X is full of several racing titles you can play with a regular controller, but using a racing wheel will make them feel much more exciting. Hori’s Force Feedback Racing Wheel makes your favorite games, from Forza to Burnout, feel more like you’re actually out on the road tending turns and living it up as one of the world’s greatest drivers. There is a full-size racing wheel that includes pedals, as well as metal shovels that are set to make you feel like you are really driving. The wheel even comes with a clamping system to hold it firmly to the desk or surface and not fly off while you play. If you want to get the most out of your Xbox Series X racing game, this is definitely the way to go.