Microsoft Announces $549 Halo-themed Xbox Series X Console

Microsoft’s first custom HaloXbox Series X branded console arrives on November 15. The $549.99 console features dark metal panels, gold accents, and a star pattern to match the Halo universe. It even turns on and off with custom Halothemed sounds, and Microsoft has changed the top fan section of the Xbox Series X from green to blue.

The console bundle also includes a custom Halobranded controller that matches the console, and Microsoft says this will be a very limited edition that will be available for pre-order today on the Microsoft site.

Microsoft’s Halo-themed Xbox Series X console.

This is the first custom Xbox Series X console, but Microsoft has launched many custom Xbox consoles before. A limited edition Taco Bell Xbox included the famous ring when you turned on the console, and a special minecraft Xbox One S looked like it came straight out of the game.

Besides a habit Halobranded console, Microsoft is also launching a Halothemed Xbox Elite 2 controller. It’s designed to match the metallic green found on Master Chief’s armor, and it even has a custom cover and D-pad. The Halo Infinite Limited Edition Elite Series 2 controller will also be available on November 15 for $199.99. Preorders for the Halo-themed Xbox Elite 2 controller start today on Microsoft’s site.

The Halo-themed Xbox Elite 2 controller.