Releasing on December 31, the Mandalorian wi-fi Xbox One controller is coupled with a charging stand and retails for $160. It’s not manufactured from beskar metal, nevertheless it seems to be like it’s, and carries lots of the signature armor designs of the famed bounty hunter. If you flip the controller over, you will see a picture of “The Child,” who is needed and on the run with the Mandalorian. Most individuals name him Baby Yoda, however Lucasfilm has gone with “The Child” as his official title till his identify is formally revealed.
Given the timing of launch in December, it is a disgrace this controller would not have the share button or the brand new directional pad of the Xbox Series X/S, however it’s appropriate with these techniques. Along with the distinctive inventive design, this controller has textured grips and costs by way of a magnetic contact system.
Interestingly, if you happen to run out of battery throughout play, you may join the controller to the stand, and, as Microsoft places it within the official description, have interaction in “one-handed play while you charge.” We do not understand how this one-handed performance is formatted, however the choice is there if it’s worthwhile to use it.
The controller and stand are priced a lot increased than we might wish to see (the usual wi-fi controller is $60 and the stand is $40). It’s even increased priced than the earlier Star Wars controller and stand bundle for Jedi: Fallen Order, which retailed for $140, however is now out of inventory.
The Mandalorian is scorching proper now, with the primary episode of the second season hitting Disney+ this week, however we should not need to pay a lot greater than the unique asking costs simply to be reminded of this present after we sport. It’s a cool collectible although. The gallery under offers you an excellent take a look at the controller, it is again, and the charging stand that comes with it.