Xbox has just recently revealed Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Controllers with what is presumably Sonic and Knuckles’ fur attached to each controller in partnership with Paramount Pictures.

Microsoft recently unveiled a custom design for the Xbox Series S and a couple of Xbox controllers. All these items took inspiration from Sonic The Hedgehog 2. The console’s design features both Sonic and Knuckles face-to-face with a gigantic golden ring on top of them. While both controllers have a coat of fur similar to what we would see on either a rag or pillowcase. Each furry controller comes in two colors, Sonic Blue and Knuckles Red.

According to Xbox’s blog post, the only to get the custom-designed controllers is via enter-to-win sweepstakes. For those interested, players simply need to follow Xbox on Twitter and retweet the promotional post. Fans can enter two sweepstakes for a chance to win the exclusive custom Xbox Series S and Xbox Controllers. 


Franz Christian Irorita ·

It’s great that Microsoft wants to pay tribute to Sonic for helping shape the gaming industry into what it is today. Without a doubt it’s a respectable gesture, however, the customs designs aren’t that – let's just say not everyone will find them tasteful. In fact, we've seen a couple of comments already calling out how weird the designs are. But for Sonic fans, whatever floats your boat, I guess.

We understand that the designers wanted the Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Xbox Controllers to have a unique and true-to-life look. But we’re hoping they realized that they created an abomination. A lot of people on social media think that the design is too tacky and is completely horrible. Plus given that players tend to have sweaty hands, the controllers will definitely smell like the sweatiest gym sock. Whoever ends up winning the sweepstakes, do yourself a favor and just keep it as a collectible.