With Black Friday now just two days away, it’s time to start taking advantage of some sales. Early Black Friday Xbox controller deals are already live at some of our favorite retailers, and we’re seeing some solid discounts on official Xbox controllers and officially-licensed offerings from third-party manufacturers. You’ll want to try and pick up a second pad now as well, particularly if you want to play some games with friends and family over the holiday season. Basically, if you’re in the market for one, you’ll want to take advantage of these early Black Friday Xbox controller deals while you can.
While your instinct may be to hunt down an official Xbox Series X or Elite Series 2 controller, it’s worth remembering that Microsoft made it so that Xbox peripherals are backward compatible. That means that both official and unofficial Xbox One controllers will work on your Xbox Series X. As always, Xbox controllers are also a great way to play games on PC and mobile.
Some of the best Xbox controllers are actually from third-party manufacturers, (Razer is always a safe bet, for example), so be ready to pounce on early Black Friday Xbox controller deals as they go live this week.
The Xbox Series X launched in late 2020, so this is the first Black Friday since. As a result, we are already seeing early Black Friday Xbox Series X deals and Black Friday Xbox headset deals. This is a great opportunity to upgrade your gaming setup. Between the Black Friday gaming headset deals, Black Friday gaming chair deals, and Black Friday Xbox Series X TV deals already coming online, don’t miss your chance to take advantage of these great early sales.
In the meantime, keep scrolling down to see what fantastic early Black Friday Xbox controller deals are available right now.
The best early Black Friday Xbox Controller deals
- Amazon: Save $10 on Xbox Elite Series 2 controller
- Best Buy: $4 off the official Xbox Series X controller
- Walmart: Save on a variety of Xbox One and Xbox Series S controllers
- Newegg: Deals on Xbox One and Xbox Series S controllers
- GameStop: Save more than 10% on the RIG Pro Compact controller
- Amazon: £40 off the Razer Wolverine V2 and more
- Very: Save on Astro headsets to go with your new Xbox controller
- Currys: Save on Venom chargers for your controller and get speedy delivery
- Argos: Stocks a wide variety of Xbox controllers – and can sometimes same-day delivery
- Box: Save £30 on the excellent Thrustmaster eSwap X Pro controller
- Ebuyer: Savings of up to £10 on official Xbox controllers
Early Black Friday Xbox controller deals in the US
Xbox Wireless Controller – Black | $59.99 $55.99 at BestBuy Save $4 – The official controller for Xbox Series X has been discounted at BestBuy, reduced down from its RRP of $59.99. With updated grips, triggers, and battery life, the Xbox Series X controller is undoubtedly among the best Xbox controllers available. This deal also comes bundled with a handy USB-C Cable.
Xbox Wireless Controller – Electric Volt | $59.99 $49.99 at Walmart Save $10 – Walmart is running solid discounts on official Xbox Series X controllers, across many of the variant colors including Electric Volt and Pulse Red. These controllers work with Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and PC, and besides, there’s nothing quite the feeling of handing Player Two and official pad. It’s what a good friend would do.
Xbox Wireless Controller – Daystrike Camo Special Edition | $69.99 $54.99 at BestBuy Save $15 – Same great modernised design, only now it’s in a special edition controller. Boasting compatibility with Xbox Series X, Xbox One, PC, and iOS devices, this controller in the limited Daystrike Camo color is fantastic value for money, with BestBuy offering $15 off as part of an early Black Friday promotion.
PDP Wired Xbox controller | $34.99 $27.99 at BestBuy Save $7 – This Officially licensed Xbox controller from PDP comes in at a great price in the Revenant Blue color. It’s a wired gamepad that can also connect to the free PDP Control Hub App, which you can use to remap buttons, configure the triggers, and programme in the audio-altering functionality of the D-pad.
Razer Wolverine Ultimate Wired controller | $159.99 $99.99 at BestBuy Save $60 – While it might have been designed for Xbox One, the Razer Wolverine Ultimate is a fantastic controller with functionality supported across PC and Xbox Series X. This pad boasts optimized ergonomics, interchangeable parts, and colorful Chroma lighting – classic Razer.
Xbox Elite Series 2 controller | just $169.99 at Amazon Save $10 – As lady luck would have it, you can get the Elite Series 2 pad from Amazon right now. Will it be beaten in the Black Friday Xbox controller sales? Maybe, but this deal will get you a great (arguably the best) Xbox gamepad now and for a great price.
Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma Wired Gaming Pro Controller | $149.99 $136.99 at Amazon Save $13 – One of the best Xbox controllers is on sale – and it may not be a lot, but it’s certainly something to consider. The Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma Wired pro controller works with Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and PC, and it’s got remappable buttons, trigger stop-switches, and an excellent D-pad. This thing is a beast.
Xbox Wireless Controller – Pulse Red | $64.99 $59.99 at Amazon Save $6 – A striking Xbox controller that works with Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S rarely goes on sale, so snatch this up while you can. The Pulse Red is a fantastic color that looks great with any console, so you may want to jump on this now.
Early Black Friday Xbox controller deals in the UK
Razer Wolverine V2 wired gaming controller | £99.99 £59.99 at Amazon Save £40 – The Razer Wolverine V2 controller has never been this cheap before – previous sales only ever offered up a £64.99 sales price here. That means you’re getting an excellent Xbox controller alternative and strong value for money all in one.
Thrustmaster eSwap X Pro wired controller | £160 £129.99 at Box
Save £30 – This is a great saving on the wonderful, versatile controller from Thrustmaster and, as far as we can tell, a lowest-ever price for it in the UK. Offering superb customisation and flexibility, and responsiveness, this is a brilliant controller for Xbox.
Xbox Elite Series 2 wireless controller | £160 £149.99 at Amazon
Save £10 – While certainly not the cheapest we’ve ever seen the premiere controller this is still a useful saving for anyone looking to get their hands on the controller sooner rather than later and be safe in the knowledge that they saved cash. And it’s definitely one to keep close to hand as we get closer to the big day…
Black Friday Xbox Controller Deals – FAQs
Where will the best Black Friday Xbox controller deals be?
We will be covering the best Black Friday Xbox controller deals right here as they come in. However, of course, we know who are the likely players in this game. The below retailers will be the ones to check out and visit often during the sales period – but are also good places to go right now if you fancy an early look.
should always be your first stop for gaming peripherals Best Buy: always has stock, regularly has discounts
GameStop: the gaming retailer has strong stock levels of all pads
Newegg: the PC-focused store has a decent variety of Xbox gear in stock Walmart: store collection and masses of stock – a solid option
remains the best starting point for gaming controllers
Very: regularly has great levels of choice for gaming peripherals Currys: the place to go for a great variety of gaming tech and gear
Argos: sometimes offers same-day delivery on items and decent prices John Lewis: might surprise us with stock and deals on the big day Box: growing in stature as a retailer worth visiting for any gaming tech
Ebuyer: known for PC parts, but still offers a bunch of console gaming gear
When will Black Friday Xbox controller deals start?
Put Friday, November 26 in your calendar and highlight it, and set a reminder a week before – this is the big day this year. As a result, we think the biggest and best deals are likely to go live on this day itself. But we’ve all been down this road before: retailers do like to go earlier and earlier with offerings, price cuts, and deals so it’s always wise to be on the lookout from mid-October onwards. This is the point at which we will start seeing the Black Friday Xbox controller deals get into full swing.
Black Friday Xbox controller deals: what to expect
But let’s start from the top. The Elite Series 2 controller is always the one to look out for during sales events. Its list price is still $180 so anything below that is still technically a deal – though its recent price has generally seen it available for around the $160 mark in the past couple of months. It did receive a tiny price drop of $15 or so last Black Friday, but it could be prime for a sub-$150, lowest-ever price this year. After all, we can’t be too far off a Series 3…
The day after Cyber Monday last year is still the record low for the regular Series X controller (in black) when it was briefly down to $39. We think that this is probably about as low as it’ll go again this year – it still not being that old at all, of course – but that’d still be a great price.
Among the third-party controllers is where it could get more interesting. One of our top picks, the Thrustmaster eSwap X Pro controller – with its modular, interchangeable design and plethora of customisation options – could definitely see a lowest ever price. A $60 controller, this last saw a lowest ever price of $20 for Amazon Prime Day, which is was a fantastic deal. We’d be very surprised if it went down any lower, but what could happen is that the controller gets cuts, along with the colour or LED packs that offer variety to its design, so you could save a whole bunch on a whole package.
Razer’s Wolverine line of Xbox controllers are also definite strong contenders for price cuts this year. The gaming hardware behemoth always get’s involved with the Black Friday Xbox controller deals and we’d expect to see even the newest Wolverine V2 on offer. Given that controller and all its brethren are some of the best Razer controllers available from the brand, we’d keep an eye on all of these. The Razer Wolverine Ultimate, for example, despite being the older model, always sees deep cuts from its $160 list price, and has already been down to $110 once this year. The winter sales period is an easy chance to match or better this.
Elsewhere, the Turtle Beach Recon controller’s already decent price of $50 could mean it’s not going to see a deep cut, though a few dollars off would still represent a decent percentage off if it happens. It’s a similar case with Nacon’s (RIG’s) Pro Compact controller from this year too. Nonetheless, these represent the variety and spread of what’s likely to be available.
But, as we’ve said before, these are just a few big fish in a large pond of options. Even the most budget of entries will get price cuts if you’re looking for a quick hit or easy solution, while those more premium ones will be mighty tempting of course.
Today’s best deals
However, if you’re looking for the latest prices and deals right now, then we’ve got you covered. Below, our price-finding tech will present you with the best prices in your area, for a few choice models. If only for reference and further research, this information is key – but you might just find a tempting offer as it stands right now.
If you’re looking to upgrade your display this winter, then also swot up in the Black Friday QLED TV deals, Black Friday OLED TV deals, Black Friday gaming monitors, the Black Friday curved monitor deals, and the Black Friday 4K monitor deals to get some thorough preparation under your belt.
Xbox Wireless Controller – Black | $59.99 $55.99 at BestBuy Save $4 – The official controller for Xbox Series X has been discounted at BestBuy, reduced down from its RRP of $59.99. With updated grips, triggers, and battery life, the Xbox Series X controller is undoubtedly among the best Xbox controllers available. This deal also comes bundled with a handy USB-C Cable.Internet Explorer Channel Network