- From 90 days, the warranty for the Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 has been extended to one year
- Microsoft received reports of a “small percentage” of customers experiencing “mechanical issues”
- This controller was recently added to a lawsuit over “drifting joysticks”
A move by Microsoft to extend the warranty for the current Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 comes on the heels of complaints over hardware issues.
Microsoft has extended the warranty for the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller 2 from 90 days after purchase to a full year following reports of “mechanical issues.” This change retroactively applies to all previous Xbox Elite Controller Series 2 units shipped since it debuted in November 2019.
Microsoft stated via the Xbox Support website that this was made in response to a “small percentage” of users that have encountered hardware issues. In addition, the company is offering refunds to payments made for