More Gears 5 Custom Hardware Available in the Microsoft Store

By Sean Carey, 13 days ago
Following on from Microsoft's announcement of a new limited edition Gears 5 Xbox One X console, there have also been a few new Gears 5 themed pieces of hardware put up for pre-order on the Microsoft Store.

First up, we have the Gears 5 Kait Diaz Xbox Wireless Controller. The design is inspired by Kait's armour and features an etched trigger grip and rubberised diamond grip on the back case. If you do go ahead and pre-order, you'll also get the ice Kait in-game cosmetic character item. The controller will be released on August 20th and is retailing at $74.99/£59.99.

Xbox Wireless Controller – Gears 5 Kait Diaz Limited Edition
Xbox Wireless Controller – Gears 5 Kait Diaz Limited Edition

Equip yourself with the Xbox Wireless Controller – Kait Diaz Limited Edition, featuring a snow-weathered design inspired by Kait’s armor.


To go along with the new controller, Microsoft has announced a new Gears 5 Xbox Pro Charging Stand. The stand is themed in the same way as the controller and features a magnetic contact system to provide a secure charge every time. The Pro Charging Stand again releases August 20th and is priced up at $49.99. However, there is no pre-order page currently available for the UK store, but we will keep update you as soon as it appears.

Controller Gear Xbox Pro Charging Stand Gears 5 Limited Edition
Controller Gear Xbox Pro Charging Stand Gears 5 Limited Edition

Keep your Sport Red Special Edition Controller secured and ready for action with this matching NFC magnetic contact system that allows one-handed controller navigation while it charges.


Also announced was a special Gears 5 Seagate 2TB Game Drive. Themed just like the new console, the drive features the Crimson Omen submerged in ice. Included, is a download code for a unique Ice Block Lancer Weapon Skin and in-game Supply Drops. But that's not all! The Game Drive also comes with a one-month membership to Xbox Game Pass. The Game Drive is available now and can be ordered for $99.99. Again, we don't have any info on a UK release date or pricing, but we will let you know when we do.

Seagate Gears 5 Special Edition 2TB Game Drive for Xbox One
Seagate Gears 5 Special Edition 2TB Game Drive for Xbox One

Make room for more games with this massive 2TB collector's edition Game Drive featuring battle-ready bonus loot, easy installation, and a one-month membership to Xbox Game Pass.



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Sean Carey
Written by Sean Carey
Hey everyone! I'm Sean. I have been writing gaming content for various outlets over the past few years while studying a degree in Journalism. I grew up on everything PlayStation — mainly Metal Gear Solid, with a brief foray into the world of Xbox. Nowadays, you'll find me mainly playing multiplayer PC games, but with the recent addition of the Xbox Games Pass for PC, I'm looking forward to improving my TA Score and completion percentage!