Side view of the Xbox Adaptive Controller and the ports on the Controller

Xbox Adaptive Controller

Game your way.

Spencer Allen plays a game with his friend using the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

When everybody plays, we all win

A passionate gamer and relentless creator, Spencer Allen had an accident that left him paralyzed from the chest down. Building on the Xbox Adaptive Controller, he created his own rig with the addition of custom buttons and joysticks, giving him the precise control to play Halo and Call of Duty at the level he used to.

View of Xbox Adaptive Controller ports for gaming

Game your way

Designed primarily to meet the needs of gamers with limited mobility, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is a unified hub for devices that helps make gaming more accessible.

Top down view of the Xbox Adaptive Controller with added accessories connected to the controller

Works with a range of devices

Connect external devices such as switches, buttons, mounts, and joysticks to create a custom controller experience that is uniquely yours. Button, thumbstick and trigger inputs are controlled with assistive devices (sold separately) connected through 3.5mm jacks and USB ports.

A man using Joysticks that are plugged into the Xbox Adaptive Controller

Strengthened by the community

Built from the ground up through strong partnerships with The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, SpecialEffect, Warfighter Engaged, and many community members. Input from these groups has helped shape the design, functionality, and packaging of the Xbox Adaptive Controller.

WarFighter Engaged logo
Cerebral Palsy Foundation logo
The Ablegamers Charity logo
Special Effect logo - The gamers charity
Top down view of the Xbox One S and Xbox Adaptive Controller infront of a TV and a white Xbox Controller

Part of the Xbox family

Play on Xbox One consoles and Windows PCs with familiar features such as Xbox Wireless, Bluetooth, USB connectivity, Copilot, and a 3.5mm stereo headset jack.

Detailed Top view of all of the ports and buttons on the Xbox Adaptive Controller

Customize your experience

Use the Xbox Accessories app on Xbox One or Windows to further customize your experience through button remapping and profiles. Create multiple controller profiles in the app and instantly switch between three of them with the built-in Profile button.


System requirements

For use with Xbox One consoles gaming on Windows 7, 8.1, and 10/11 PCs. Limited functionality on Windows 7 and 8.1.

Xbox Accessories App

Available on Xbox One consoles and Windows 10/11 PCs.


Includes Xbox Wireless Bluetooth, and USB-C connectivity for gaming on Xbox One consoles and Windows 10/11 PCs.


Nineteen 3.5mm ports and two USB 2.0 ports for external inputs. One 3.5mm stereo headset jack for audio.

Assignable inputs

Remap buttons and create multiple controller profiles through the Xbox Accessories App on Xbox One or Windows 10/11.

What’s in the box

Xbox Adaptive and 9’ USB-C cable.


1/4-20 screw designed for AMPS compatible mounts. °-20 screw designed for tripod mounts.

Battery and charging

Contains an internal lithium-ion battery that can be charged via included USB-C cable or power adapter (sold separately)


292mm (L) x 130mm (W) x 23mm (H)


Xbox Adaptive Controller: 552g, USB-C cable: 64g.

Visit the support site for information on how to set up your controller.

Visit the Xbox community forums for more information.