8BitDo Unveils The First Official Wireless Arcade Stick For Xbox

Accessory maker 8BitDo has today announced the first officially licensed wireless arcade stick for Xbox, launching later this month on June 30th, 2023 with support for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S, Xbox One and Windows PC.

The device will retail for $119.99 USD, with pre-orders becoming available later today via Amazon. It'll be available to purchase worldwide, and ships in two different colors - black and white.

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The 8BitDo Arcade Stick for Xbox includes a variety of features, such as fast-mapping and profile buttons, a 3.5mm audio jack with volume control, 30 hours of wireless playtime (or you can play wired instead), and a universal joystick mounting plate which supports "virtually every arcade stick ever made" so you can swap out arcade buttons as you like.

And of course, there's also the 8BitDo Ultimate Software which allows you to customise the way the device behaves, giving you "elite control over every piece of your joystick".

You can check out some screenshots along with more details below:

  • First Xbox-licensed wireless arcade stick worldwide.
  • Compatible with Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, Windows 10 and above.
  • Wireless 2.4G or wired USB connectivity.
  • Support 8BitDo Ultimate Software. Customizable button mapping.
  • Fast-mapping and profile setting buttons. 3.5mm Audio Jack and volume control.
  • 30 play hours max with 4 hours charging time.

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