Xbox Elite Wireless Controller was launched in 2015 by Microsoft and it was priced at $149 and has four paddles around the back which were interchangeable, Hair Trigger Locks, remappable buttons, and completely swappable components. It is very popular among Xbox One gamer and now according to some leaked images it seems a new Xbox Elite controller is on the way.
Baidu a Chinese site has posted several images which shows the Xbox Elite controller and which claims that this controller will include connectivity options like USB-C type port for charging, Bluetooth support for Windows 10, three-level Hair Trigger Locks, longer key travel for the paddles, and a three-profile switch.
Back in December last year a patent was filed by Microsoft for thumbsticks with adjustable lock and which can also be seen in these images. The images also shows three LEDS which could be for various purpose like for battery indication or for extra profile support.
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An image was also seen on Reddit which show the entire controller with newly designed grip sections. There were a lot of grip issues with the old Xbox Elite controller,hope with this new design these problems could get solved.
According to The Verge the image which was posted on Reddit is original and it is really the actual controller. However there is now confirmation when Microsoft will unveil this new Xbox Elite controller. Also as per some other sources the Microsoft is also testing a new case for the controller with charging built in within the case. This controller could be launched at the Game Developers Conference which is mostly to take place in March.
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