In the almost four years that Microsoft has introduced the Xbox Series X and Series S, there has been a flood of accessories released for use with these consoles. Currently, there is a wide array of wireless headset choices, SSD storage, controllers, and more available. The right accessories can enhance the gaming experience for new console owners or for those looking to refresh their gaming experience. Here are our top recommendations for the best Xbox Series X and Series S accessories available now.
Xbox Game Pass Ultimate – This subscription provides access to a large library of games on Xbox and PC, including day-one access to Microsoft titles, online play, and cloud gaming across various devices.
Xbox Elite Series Core 2 Controller – Offering a more premium build quality and adjustable triggers, this controller is a great option for avid gamers at a lower cost compared to the Elite Series 2.
8BitDo Ultimate Wired Controller – Despite requiring a cable for operation, this controller is one of the best options for the Xbox, especially due to its lower price compared to wireless alternatives.
Thrustmaster T-Flight Hotas One – Ideal for Microsoft Flight Simulator players, this joystick offers realistic five-axis control, 14 buttons, and a detachable throttle for a more immersive experience.
Logitech G923 Racing Wheel – Perfect for racing game enthusiasts, this racing wheel provides a more genuine steering wheel feel with a comfortable grip, steel paddle shifters, and three pedals.
Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S – This allows for more storage space for those who need it, with options including 1TB, 512GB, and 2TB options.
Seagate 2TB Game Drive – This traditional external hard drive is useful for playing older games and can also serve as “cold storage” to free up space on the main SSD.
SteelSeries Arctis 9X – A wireless gaming headset option with good sound quality, comfortable fit, and sturdy build quality.
8Bitdo Media Remote – These well-made remotes offer a great value and are ideal for controlling media playback and streaming apps on the Xbox.