A new line of accessories for the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller are coming out courtesy of Scuf Gaming as part of the company's partnership with Microsoft.
"Since inception, our vision has always been to cater to the top 10% of the market, but also see the mass market benefit from the innovative features and functions we patented," Ironmonger explians. "Over 90% of top professional gamers use Scuf so, our handcrafted Scuf Infinity Series are always built with weight, performance, precision and design in mind. Not everyone is aware we exist so, now we are able to offer the wider market an alternative through our partnership with Microsoft to further increase awareness with the launch of the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller and our Scuf Elite accessories."
Scuf Gaming's new line of Xbox One accessories consists of the Scuf Elite Paddle Control System, the Scuf Elite Directional Bias D-pad, Scuf Elite Precision Thumbsticks, and the Scuf Elite Pro Grip Handles. The Paddle Control System and Direction Bias D-Pads are currently available whereas the Thumbsticks and the Handles will be "coming soon."
The Paddle Control System includes paddles that are positioned for ergonomic performance and use a crossover paddle control system. The paddles mimic any face button, which allows the user's thumbs to remain on the thumbsticks. Furthermore, they are modular and customizable.
The Direction Bias D-pad is a tilted directional pad designed in a way so that users can access a single direction bias quicker. It's adjustable to all 4 positions and uses magnetic technology for easy position changes.
Scuf Gaming's Thumbsticks are designed to provide users with improve precision and accuracy with length and shape that caters to different hand sizes. They're made with military grade grip for increased comfort and durability and magnetic technology for easy thumbstick change. The Pro Grip Handles are contoured and designed to better fit the user's hands.
The Scuf Elite accessory kits are priced between $30 and $40 each. The company says they also offer controller customization program ranges from $149.95 to over $200 depending on features and customization selected.