Xbox Design Lab Comes to UK, France, and Germany

Posted on June 12, 2017 by Paul Thurrott in Uncategorized with 3 Comments


Xbox Design Lab Comes to UK, France, and Germany

Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab lets customers design their own custom Xbox Wireless Controller. But to date, it’s been limited to the U.S. and Canada.

No more: Effective immediately, Xbox Design Lab is available to customers in the UK, France, and Germany too.

Microsoft announced Xbox Design Lab last June, and the service began delivering the first customized Xbox Wireless Controllers to customers in late August.

“To give our players even more choice and personalization with their Xbox experience, we are proud to introduce Xbox Design Lab, the first online customization program we’ve ever launched that offers more than 8 million different color combinations to choose from, so you can make the new Xbox Wireless Controller your own,” Microsoft senior product marketing manager Navin Kumar explained at the time. “With Xbox Design Lab, every controller is an official Xbox Wireless Controller and it’s made to order.”

Like many Microsoft product releases, Xbox Design Lab was originally limited to only a few markets. But this week, it begins a promised expansion into additional markets, starting with Europe. Prices are comparable to what we see in the US: £69.99 in the UK and 79.99 euros in France and Germany.

According to The Verge, Microsoft is also adding black rubberized grips to all Xbox Design Lab controllers starting today. And it is offering four new color options and 11 new thumbstick colors, including some new metallic finishes on d-pads and triggers. And engraving is free through June 19.

You can find out more from the Xbox Design Labs website.


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