Absolutely unacceptable for a controller. Let alone a controller that costs $180.
UPDATE: I received a replacement controller with the exact same issues.
|Model Name||Elite Series 2 Controller - Black|
|Operating System||Xbox One|
|Max Printspeed Color||40|
|Max Printspeed Monochrome||40|
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Play like a pro with the world’s most advanced controller.
Designed to meet the needs of today’s competitive gamers, the new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 features over 30 new ways to play like a pro. Enhance your aiming with new adjustable-tension thumbsticks, shorter hair trigger locks, and a wrap-around rubberized grip.
Optimized for you
Tailor the controller to your preferred gaming style with new interchangeable thumbstick and paddle shapes. Save up to 3 custom profiles and 1 default profile on the controller and switch between them on the fly with the Profile button. Use Xbox Wireless, Bluetooth, or the included USB-C cable to play across your Xbox One and Windows 10 devices.
Experience limitless customization with the Xbox Accessories app. Assign a button to act as a ‘Shift key’ to enable alternative inputs for each of the other buttons.
Designed for extended gameplay
Stay in the game for longer with up to 40 hours of rechargeable battery life and re-engineered components that are built to last. Charge the controller either inside or outside the carrying case with the included USB-C cable and charging dock
Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, Carrying case, Set of 6 thumbsticks: Standard (2), Classic (2), Tall (1), Wide Dome (1), Set of 4 paddles: Medium (2), Mini (2), Set of 2 D-pads: Standard, Faceted, Thumbstick-adjustment tool, Charging dock, USB-C cable.
|Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2||Xbox Elite Wireless Controller – White Special Edition||Xbox Wireless Controller||Xbox Wireless Controller - Sport Red Special Edition|
|Works great with all Xbox One consoles||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Bluetooth technology for gaming on Windows 10 PCs and tablets||✓||✓||✓|
|Custom button mapping||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Hair trigger locks||✓||✓|
|Built in rechargeable battery||✓|
The all-new Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 features over 30 new ways to play like a pro, including adjustable-tension thumbsticks, wrap-around rubberized grip, and shorter hair trigger locks. Experience limitless customization with new interchangeable components and exclusive button mapping options in the Xbox Accessories app. Save up to 3 custom profiles on the controller and switch between them on the fly. Swap thumbstick toppers, D-pads, and paddles to tailor your controller to your preferred gaming style. Stay in the game for longer with up to 40 hours of rechargeable battery life and re-engineered components that are built to last. Use Xbox Wireless, Bluetooth, or the included USB-C cable to play across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices. Designed to meet the needs of today’s competitive gamers, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 puts exceptional performance, customization, and durability where it matters most—in your hands.
Battery life: varies significantly with additional accessories, usage, and other factors. Testing conducted by Microsoft using preproduction units. xbox.com/elitebattery
Button mapping: available via Xbox Accessories app for Xbox One and Windows 10
Operating system updates: may be required. Go to xbox.com/xboxone/controller-OS for more information
Xbox Accessories app features: including button mapping and profile configuration – are only available on Xbox One and Windows 10.