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Xbox One Core Controller - Robot White - $64.98 / Carbon Black - $64.99

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[Amazon.ca] Xbox One Core Controller - Robot White - $64.98 / Carbon Black - $64.99

The Xbox One Core Controller - Carbon Black and Robot White controllers are on sale on Amazon.ca

- Xbox Wireless and Bluetooth technology for wireless gaming on consoles, PCs, phones, and tablets
- Custom button mapping
- Textured grip on triggers, bumpers, and back case
- Hybrid D-pad
- Share button

The white controller is 1 cent cheaper than the black.

Not a spectacular sale, but a decent discount if you're in the market.

It doesn't seem to be discounted elsewhere, although I haven't checked meticulously.

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Dec 16, 2020
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Not a deal, is it ? Not as often now but these do get down to 50ish.
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Oct 17, 2009
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Not the best but I needed it right away and loved the 10 bucks off. thanks op!!
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ShonanLife wrote: Not a deal, is it ? Not as often now but these do get down to 50ish.
I believe youre thinking of the Xbox one model controllers. The photos are showing these are the new 'redesigned' series X model with that extra button, and $79 price tag. I've used both, they are slightly different, and I would prefer the minor improvements in the series X design over the one. This is listed as an Xbox one controller however. Not sure which part of the listing is inaccurate. I believe the 2 button Xbox one controllers are likely ending shelf life with this replacing them.

Here is the launched with Xbox one controller
https://www.amazon.ca/Xbox-Wireless-Con ... P560QNGMSA
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Ruciz wrote: I believe youre thinking of the Xbox one model controllers. The photos are showing these are the new 'redesigned' series X model with that extra button, and $79 price tag. I've used both, they are slightly different, and I would prefer the minor improvements in the series X design over the one. This is listed as an Xbox one controller however. Not sure which part of the listing is inaccurate. I believe the 2 button Xbox one controllers are likely ending shelf life with this replacing them.

Here is the launched with Xbox one controller
https://www.amazon.ca/Xbox-Wireless-Con ... P560QNGMSA
I grabbed a series x controller before christmas for $59 (which is compatible with xbox one btw), so they do get down to that price on occasion, but like OP says, this is pretty good if you need one right now.
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Dec 16, 2020
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I'm talking about the newer Xbox one controller they you can use on PC etc as well with bt. My bad, is this a different one ?

the older Xbone o e is such a junk controller. Can't believe the mushiness of the buttons, my Dreamcast controller has more springiness. It's shocking to see such mushy buttons when the rest of the build is solid.
Ruciz wrote: I believe youre thinking of the Xbox one model controllers. The photos are showing these are the new 'redesigned' series X model with that extra button, and $79 price tag. I've used both, they are slightly different, and I would prefer the minor improvements in the series X design over the one. This is listed as an Xbox one controller however. Not sure which part of the listing is inaccurate. I believe the 2 button Xbox one controllers are likely ending shelf life with this replacing them.

Here is the launched with Xbox one controller
https://www.amazon.ca/Xbox-Wireless-Con ... P560QNGMSA
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ShonanLife wrote: You'd believe wrong old chap . The series one is not comparable. I'm talking about the series 2. I got mine off Amazon for 50.

But I do see them going into the 50s less often now.

...Still a junk controller. Can't believe the mushiness of the buttons, my Dreamcast controller has more springiness. It's shocking to see such mushy buttons when the rest of the build is solid.
Honestly have no idea about most of what you said here. I see 4 controllers being talked about and no idea what the difference between series one and series two and core and one models
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Dec 16, 2020
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Ruciz wrote: Honestly have no idea about most of what you said here. I see 4 controllers being talked about and no idea what the difference between series one and series two and core and one models

My bad, I fixed my reply. I think this some newer one for the series x. I don't know the differences really either. Xbox had made all their stuff so confusing.
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Thx...$10 saved is still $10 saved :-)
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ShonanLife wrote: Not a deal, is it ? Not as often now but these do get down to 50ish.
When have these been down to $50. the Series controllers are more expensive than the One controllers ($75vs$60) and the discounts are the same ~$15.

The Series controllers go down to $60 and the Ones used to go down to $50
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ertmanius wrote: When have these been down to $50. the Series controllers are more expensive than the One controllers ($75vs460) and the discounts are the same ~$15.

The Series controllers go down to $60 and the Ones used to go down to $50
Yesh for sure - i didn't realise it was a series x controller being as it's called Xbox one core controller...my bad.
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A reminder is that iOS is going to support it by 14.5. But not now yet. You can try 14.5 beta if you can’t wait.
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ShonanLife wrote: Yesh for sure - i didn't realise it was a series x controller being as it's called Xbox one core controller...my bad.
I'd love for the price to go back down to $50 though.

One can dream.
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Nov 16, 2013
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Nothing special about this controller. I have 3 of them.

I have one from my Series X, and got one for $54.99 when Amazon.Ca listed them for presale at that price for some reason. Both developed sticky triggers, but I started an exchange process for the first one before the 2nd one developed the issue. Xbox sent me a free controller and I didn’t have to ship back the faulty one.

Because the issue was the same on both, and felt “sticky”, I opened up a controller to realize Microsoft put a small foam pad under the trigger for cushion. It is TINY. The glue under it gets warm and liquify after prolonged use, and thus that’s where the “stickiness” was from. Such a bad design flaw.

Anyways, it’s a “meh” controller for me. Gets the job done. But honestly doesn’t feel “premium”, it just feels “good”.

Edit: I should note that I fixed the issue by removing the foam pad and using alcohol to remove the remaining glue. My triggers are not silent anymore when pressed down fully, but they don’t stick and I got a free controller out of it.
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Needed a gift for sons friend and thats what he wanted so it was perfect timing thanks.
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I just a want a good controller for PC, but I can't make heads of tails of which xbox controller to buy now. I kinda wish you could still get wired 360 controllers for cheap so I could save the hassle.
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Abigcoffee wrote: I just a want a good controller for PC, but I can't make heads of tails of which xbox controller to buy now. I kinda wish you could still get wired 360 controllers for cheap so I could save the hassle.
The controller in the OP is decent enough for PC gaming. Native support in Windows 10 and supported by basically every game. You could run a long USB cord if you prefer wired. Or connect via Bluetooth or the USB adapter.

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