Thrustmaster ESWAP X2 Gamepad Controller: Next-Gen Performance and Customization

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Thrustmaster is excited to announce the latest iteration of its ESWAP X PRO CONTROLLER gamepad, the ESWAP X2. This release marks a significant evolution of the iconic ESWAP X PRO CONTROLLER, catering to gamers seeking exceptional performance. Known for setting the standard in professional-grade gamepads for competitive gaming, ESWAP controllers have garnered a dedicated following over the years. ESWAP X2 maintains the beloved features while introducing improvements.  One notable enhancement is the extended lifespan of the S5 NXG mini-sticks, thanks to this new version. The mini-sticks have earned recognition for their precision in esports, ensuring a prolonged gaming experience. The redesigned ergonomic D-pad simplifies and accelerates activations. Additionally, ESWAP X2 comes equipped with a USB-C cable, optimizing connectivity to minimize latency during gaming sessions, ensuring rapid button response.

Next-Level Responsiveness From the ABXY and RB/LB buttons to the D-pad and rear buttons, the mechanical buttons offer ultra-responsive clicks, surpassing standard membrane-based buttons by 64% (tested under laboratory conditions). With an activation distance reduced to just 0.01" / 0.3 mm, execute combos faster, gaining an edge over opponents.

Master Your Diagonals Experience precise and responsive inputs with the new mechanical D-Pad, boasting an activation distance of only 0.02" / 0.45 mm. Developed in collaboration with versus fighting professionals, it allows seamless diagonal inputs.


Tailored to Your Gameplay ESWAP X2 caters to your gaming preferences with customizable control. Utilize Hot-Swap technology to interchange gamepad modules effortlessly, enhancing your fighting game performance with the FIGHTING MODULE. This addition includes two optimized buttons for fighting games, enabling a 6-button configuration for maximum flexibility in executing moves.

Expand Your Arsenal Break free from traditional gamepad limitations by remapping any function to the four additional back buttons of the ESWAP X2, greatly expanding your gameplay options.

Create and Customize Take complete control of your gamepad with the ability to fully configure sensitivity levels and settings using the ThrustmapperX software. Tailor your gamepad to your preferences and gaming style with features like:

  • Customized profiles for specific games or characters.
  • Mapping and remapping of buttons.
  • Adjusting sensitivity curves for analog mini-sticks.
  • Modifying the dead zone curves on analog mini-sticks.
  • Fine-tuning vibration intensity.

ThrustmapperX integrates seamlessly with Xbox, appearing directly in the console's menu for effortless use.

Access to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate ESWAP X2 includes a one-month subscription to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, providing access to a vast library of games as soon as you acquire your ESWAP X2.

Availability ESWAP X2 is available for a suggested retail price of £149.99 / $169.99 / €179.99:

  • Preorders commenced on December 22, 2023.
  • Commercial availability begins on January 24, 2024.

The FIGHTING MODULE and D-IPPON D-PAD MODULE can be purchased individually by ESWAP gamepad owners (S / X / XR / X2) for a suggested retail price of £26.99 / $19.99 / €19.99:

  • Preorders started on December 22, 2023.
  • Commercial availability begins on January 24, 2024.

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