I'm sure I read somewhere that Microsoft have stopped producing Wireless Xbox 360 Receivers for PCs, but I can't remember where.

For anyone confused, I'm referring to these things:

Wireless USB receiver for PC use of Xbox 360 controllers

I've searched around the internet but the only place I could find something similar was on Amazon: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B000HZFCT2/

But the reviews seem to agree that it's actually a fake, and not actually manufactured by Microsoft.

Does Microsoft still manufacture, sell (and support) these things?


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You want the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller for Windows, it comes with the wireless USB receiver. Once you have one of those you can use any Xbox 360 controller with it. After my Xbox 360 died I bought one of those controllers (basically just to get the receiver) and my two existing 360 controllers work with it too. Microsoft used to sell the USB receiver dongle separately but no longer.

  • Unfortunately the link is now broken. It does seem the receiver is no longer being made. Nov 2, 2013 at 22:24
  • @DjangoReinhardt I updated the link. MS is still selling the controller + receiver bundle. I don't believe they sell them separately. Nov 2, 2013 at 22:29
  • @SevenSidedDie Wonderful, thanks! I wish MS would try and keep things in one place for longer. Nov 2, 2013 at 22:31
  • You can get it on Amazon as well: amazon.com/Microsoft-Xbox-Wireless-Controller-Windows/dp/…
    – Dan C
    Nov 3, 2013 at 0:12

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