The Xbox One family is an extraordinary collection of consoles; you can have loads of fun with an Xbox One straight out of the box. Regardless if you own the Xbox One S or have upgraded to the Xbox One X, you will want to get the most of your console with some of the best Xbox One accessories on the market. There are lots of gadgets that make things like chatting with friends and watching movies easier, as well as a few specialized controllers that give an edge to the aspiring pro gamer. With such a wide assortment of accessories to choose from, it can be hard to work out which accessories are suitable for you. Luckily, I have put together this list of the essential Xbox One accessories to help you make the most of your console.
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The Xbox One controller is already a solid piece of hardware, improving on the orginal Xbox 360's controller that has since become the industry standard. Microsoft has managed to further improve on the controller design with the Xbox One Elite Wireless Controller. There are some pretty cool features with Elite Wireless Control such as swappable thumbsticks and directional pads that offer a better feel than the standard Xbox One controller, as well as quick-hit triggers to help out in those intense PVP shooters. While it's a little pricy, at almost three times the cost of a standard controller, you get what you pay for with this premium controller.
This sleek looking Seagate Game Drive will immediately speed up your Xbox One, Xbox One S or Xbox One X. It's a solid-state drive that will greatly reduce the loading times of your favorite games, as well as starting up your game. With a huge 2 TB of capacity, this Game Drive can store approximately 50 Xbox One games.
One of the best selling gaming racing wheels, the Logitech G920 Driving Force is regarded as the best of the best when it comes to racing wheels available today. It works with both the Xbox One and PCs, it has dual-motor tactile feedback, and is finished in high-end materials like stainless steel and hand-stitched leather. For an extra $50, gamers will also get a bonus gear shifter by Logitech with the same finish.
There are times when you want to talk and use your headset's microphone to send a message to your friends.On the other hand, sometimes you just feel like typing out a quick message on Xbox Live instead. This accessory set is beneficial for both occasions. You can send messages or enter redemption codes for games and apps much quicker and easier than you would be able to with your Xbox's screen keyboard. The keyboard also comes with a standard headset jack for using your voice as well.
This slender and sleek accessory lets you mount your Xbox One, One S or One X to your wall. Whether you want to show off your console or hide it behind your TV, it's much better than just letting your console gather dust on an entertainment stand.
If you are always forgetting to remove the batteries from your Xbox One controllers for recharging and would find it easier just to dock the entire controller and let it charge, this accessory will help. The Energizer 2X charging system is officially licensed by Microsoft, and consists of two rechargeable batteries and a convenient charging stand to keep your game setup tidy and your controllers charged and ready to go.
This wireless gaming headset from ASTRO is a top-shelf premium offering with an extraordinarily comfortable fit, and an included all in one charging station. It gives gamers the ability to decide between an open-back and closed-back audio experience. The audio quality of the A50 is magnificent, headed by the capability to deliver stunning 7.1 Dolby Surround Sound.
This Xbox One accessory lets you watch free over-the-air broadcast TV on your Xbox One with ease. You can pause and rewind live TV, view a guide of what's on, and change channels, all using your Xbox One. This accessory is a must-have for people who hate messy cords.
The Xbox One Play and Charge Kit will help you save you a ton of money on AA disposable batteries for your Xbox One controller. The setup consists of a rechargeable lithium-ion battery and a micro USB cable. Charging the battery pack from empty takes roughly 4 hours.
The GAEMS Vanguard Personal Gaming Environment is basically an Xbox One storage container with a built-in 19-inch LED monitor with 720p resolution. With a built-in shoulder strap, the accessory allows you to take your console with you and game anywhere, so long as you have access to a power outlet.
The Xbox Live Gold membership is an absolute must-have for any Xbox One owner as it enables online multiplayer on the Xbox One, and it also gives you access to free Xbox One games. Plus, you'll be able to pick up some of the best games and in-game content with extensive discounts.
If you have got an old favorite reliable headset that saw you through some Xbox 360 battles or just want your PC gaming headset, you'll need this to get a non-official headset working with the Xbox One's proprietary controller connector. The Xbox One Headset Adaptor allows you to plug a standard wired gaming headset on the Xbox One console. It also helps things out by centralizing the headset commands right underneath the controller. No longer will you have to feel around on your headset's wires to find the volume and muting controls; it's all right there on the controller no matter what headset you've got connected.
If you're using your Xbox One as a streamer, Blu-ray player, and TV watcher, the Xbox One Media Remote is a great way to watch all of your favorite content without bungling to remember the proper controller command to bring up closed captions or to check to see how much time remaining.
The Xbox Adaptive Controller offers a whole other level of customization. It was originally designed to meet the needs of players with limited mobility. Microsoft partnered with The AbleGamers Foundation, Cerebral Palsy Foundation, Warfighter Engaged, and SpecialEffect to name just a few. The input from these organizations influenced the product’s design and packaging. The Xbox Adaptive Controller offers an overabundance of jacks and inputs to connect to external devices, like switches, joysticks, buttons, mounts and almost anything else you can think of that would make gaming enjoyable for people with limited mobility. There is also additional customization available, players can access the Xbox Accessories app on the Xbox One console or a Windows 10 PC and remap the controls to suit their needs. You can also switch between multiple profiles, each with individualized settings.
If your gaming menu consists of games like Injustice 2, Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite and Tekken, you might be looking at getting a fight stick to take your game to the next level. Hori's Rap V Kai is both well-designed and fairly affordable, with durable action buttons and a wide, balanced body that won't slip out of your lap. The Rap V Kai smartly places menu buttons on the side to prevent midmatch pauses, and its ability to work across Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC makes it great for traveling to tournaments and friends' houses.
Want to play on your PC with an Xbox One controller? If you’ve got an older version of the console, you will need to get the Xbox One Wireless Adaptor for Windows 10. This will allow it to sync with your computer.
The Elgato Game Capture HD60, is a game capture device that allows you to record your most impressive kills and skills with ease, live stream your gameplay to Twitch with ease and yes, it’s much better quality than using the Xbox One app. You can even upload your recordings to YouTube, Twitter or Facebook. It records in full 1080p at 60FPS with advanced H.264 encoding. Show off the best clips of your gameplay with this essential Xbox One accessory.
Forget about the initial controversy that the Xbox One Kinect Sensor caused when the Xbox One was originally released, Instead, focus on what else the Kinect Sensor was originally meant to be used for, too. Skyping on your TV and controlling your Xbox One without having to bother about where you left your controller are the two most significant selling points. The Xbox One Kinect Sensor certainly has not been used to its full potential yet.