Xbox Launches X-Men ‘97 Console Contest, Controllers

Xbox celebrates mutant nostalgia with Marvel Animation’s X-Men ‘97 custom comic Xbox series X and controllers.

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Microsoft has announced a cool Xbox Series X X-Men’97 console contest and revealed controllers inspired by the series which airs on the Disney+ streaming service.

The details include the console is actually wrapped in an exclusive two-page comic book by Marvel’s Rich Douek and Paco Diaz featuring Cyclops leading the X-Men in a battle against Sentinels and Master Mold, with an Xbox Series X console making a special appearance in the Danger Room.

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In order to get the Xbox X-Men ’97 console, you have to enter the contest on Twitter by following the Xbox account and retweeting the hasthtag “#Xbox97Sweepstakes.”

Regarding the controllers, Xbox Design Lab created a set of controllers inspired your favorite X-Men characters from the show: Wolverine, Storm, Rogue, Morph, Magneto, Jubilee, Gambit, Jean Grey, Cyclops, Beast, and Bishop.

Each character comes to life through unique controller designs, and comes in a 90’s inspired blister pack that makes for the ultimate collector item.

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“Fans eager to get their hands on the X-Men ’97-inspired Xbox Series X and one of the Xbox Design Lab character controllers will have the opportunity to enter the sweepstakes hosted on Xbox Twitter,” states the official announcement from Microsoft.

The announcement continues, “By following Xbox on X (formerly Twitter) and retweeting the official Xbox sweepstakes tweet ( #Xbox97Sweepstakes) during the Entry Period, fans can secure their chance to win a Xbox Series X Console inspired by X-Men ’97, Xbox Wireless Controller (this comes with the console but will not be customized), and a Xbox Design Lab Controller inspired by X-Men ’97 Wolverine . The sweepstakes will run exclusively from Monday, April 22, 6:00am PST through Sunday, May 19, 8:00pm PST, offering participants ample time to join in on the excitement.”

X-Men ’97 is currently in its sixth episode on Disney+.

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