Fortnite-Themed Xbox One Wireless Controller Now Available To Pre-Order

By Sam Quirke, 1 month ago
To celebrate the upcoming Fortnite World Cup, Microsoft have decided to sell the Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition controller stand-alone. It's a standard Wireless Xbox One controller — complete with a 3.5mm headphone port — with a subtle Fortnite-purple finish, previously only available in the Xbox One S Fortnite Bundle.

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Xbox Wireless Controller – Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition
Xbox Wireless Controller – Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition

Battle to be the last one standing with the Xbox Wireless Controller – Fortnite Battle Royale Special Edition, featuring an epic purple design and Bluetooth® technology for gaming on Windows 10 PCs and tablets.

Naturally the controller also comes with a bunch of precious V-Bucks; 500 to be exact, along with the Dark Vertex player skin.

Dark Vertex

The controller is available to pre-order and apparently will start shipping on September 17th, though release dates seem to vary on the Store — some regions may be waiting until the 26th.

The Fortnite World Cup takes place this weekend, from July 26th to July 28th, starting at 1pm EDT / 10am PDT / 6pm BST. After intense qualifying rounds featuring 40 million players around the world, the top 100 solo players and the top 50 duos teams will duke it out to be crowned champions of what is still the world's most played game. It'll all be broadcast live from the Fortnite Mixer channel below.

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Sam Quirke
Written by Sam Quirke
Sam has been a Newshound since 2016 and is now the Editor for both TrueAchievements and TrueTrophies. He loves gaming on all devices and in all genres. He remains a stubborn Assassin's Creed and Pokémon fan.