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5 Best Xbox Accessories (May 2024)

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The Xbox Series X|S are cutting-edge consoles that can run the highest demanding AAA games, in addition to streaming videos, movies, and shows. So, what more could you possibly want? Well, no setup up is complete with just the console by itself. Especially considering you can transform your Xbox gaming setup with just a few Xbox accessories. So, whether you need more storage space, a racing wheel, or more battery life in your controllers, this list of the best Xbox accessories will elevate your Xbox gaming station to the next level.

5. Xbox Wireless Controller

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Unless you've invested in a custom Scuff Xbox controller, you're probably still using the original controller you first got with your Xbox console. If that's the case, it's probably time for an upgrade. Thankfully, Xbox has a fresh lineup of Wireless Xbox Controllers up for grabs. Compatible with Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One consoles, and also Windows 10/11, Android, and iOS thanks to Xbox Wireless and Bluetooth® technology.

If you really want to make your Xbox Wireless controller one of the best accessories in your setup, you can also design your own custom version for some added personality.

Buy here: Xbox Wireless Controller

4. Xbox Rechargeable Battery + USB-C Cable

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If you're outfitting yourself with a new Xbox Wireless Controller, then you might as well ditch the dual AA batteries while you're at it. This Xbox Rechargeable Battery and USB-C Cable allow you to charge your Xbox Wireless Controller while you're gaming. So, you'll never have interrupted gaming sessions ever again. Furthermore, you don't have to spend any more money on AA batteries ever again because the rechargeable battery will always have you covered.

So, it's your call if you want to keep dropping your money on AA batteries. Or, you can make this one-time purchased and be covered for the rest of your Xbox gaming days. In our eyes, it's pretty easy to see why this is one of the best Xbox accessories that should be a part of every setup.

Buy here: Xbox Rechargeable Battery

3. Logitech G923 TrueForce Racing Wheel

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The Forza Horizon racing series has long been one of Xbox's greatest exclusive titles. It's the one game PlayStation gamers are punching themselves for not getting a chance to play. Nonetheless, Logitech knew just how much fans loved Forza Horizon 5, so they decided to take matters into their own hands and take the gameplay to the next level with the Logitech G923 TrueForce Racing Wheel, designed specifically for the Xbox Series X|S and Xbox One.

The Logitech G923 TrueForce racing wheel is equipped with a steering wheel with paddle shifters, as well as three pedals with TrueForce feedback, which “connects directly to in-game physics for unprecedented realism.” This is without a doubt one of the best Xbox accessories if you really want to feel what it's like to be behind the wheel of your favorite cars in Forza Horizon 5. And needless to say, is an excellent accessory to elevate your battle station to the next level.

Buy here: Logitech G923 TrueForce Racing Wheel

2. Seagate Storage Expansion Card

Although it is great that next-generation consoles can support more demanding games, it is also a double-edged sword because the game files on the biggest AAA games are increasing the better they get. As a result, we're able to store fewer and fewer games on our Xbox consoles. Most of the time, all it takes is three or four games before your Xbox's storage is maxed out. This is particularly aggravating when you have to delete one game in order to download another. But don't worry, because there is a solution.

The Seagate Storage Expansion Card for Xbox Series X|S grants an additional 512 GB, 1TB, or 2TB of storage space – you take your pick. With the 1 or 2 TB storage cards, you effectively double or triple the storage capacity of your Xbox Series X. And even more for the Xbox Series S. Evidently why it's one of the best Xbox accessories up for grabs. With a sleek design, simply plug the Seagate Storage card in the back of your Xbox Series X or S console and you'll barely notice it. What you will notice, however, is the additional storage space, which is more than welcomed.

Buy here: Seagate Storage Expansion Card

1. PDP Xbox Series X|S Media Remote

In this day in age, most of us have dropped cable for the streaming services available with our Xbox consoles. It's never been easier to switch from a game and go straight to Netflix or YouTube to watch your favorite shows, movies, and videos. Or to Spotify to jam out to your favorite tunes. What's not all that easy is searching up titles and songs with an Xbox controller. Selecting each letter one by one is a rather mundane task that most of us would like to speed up. Well, with the PDP Xbox Series X|S Media Remote, you can.

Built specifically for the Xbox Series X|S, the PDP media remote allows you to conveniently navigate your most used streaming services. Moreover, it allows you to adjust volume, pause, fast-forward or backward, and more, with the click of a button. That's why we consider it one of the best Xbox accessories because it just makes your life easier. After all, your gaming station should be an easy-going place to unwind from the stresses of everyday life.

Buy here: PDP Xbox Series X|S Media Remote

So, what's your take? Do you agree with our picks? Are there other Xbox accessories you think are best? Let us know in the comments below or over on our socials here!

Riley Fonger is a freelance writer, music lover, and gamer since adolescence. He loves anything video game-related and grew up with a passion for story games such as Bioshock and The Last of Us.