First Look: XS Sights for S&W CSX and M&P M2.0 Pistols

Two sighting options for high performance in low-light situations.

posted on October 22, 2022
XS Sights for S&W pistols

XS Sights is introducing night sights for the Smith & Wesson CSX and M&P M2.0 Optics Ready pistols, giving owners of these pistols an opportunity to swap their factory sights for a self-illuminating sight that works well in low-light encounters.

The company’s flagship DXT2 Big Dot sights are now available for either the S&W CSX or the M&P M2.0 Optics Ready. The Big Dot sights are available with an orange or yellow front sight and deliver ultra-fast target acquisition in any light, thanks to the industry-leading size of the front sight with Glow Dot and tritium center. The V-notch rear sight with vertical white stripe and tritium inset facilitates a "dot-the-i” sight picture that is fast and instinctive in high-stress situations.

In addition to this, XS Sights is now offering the R3D night sights set with either green or orange Glow Dot front sights for the S&W M&P M2.0 Optics Ready full-size and compact pistols in 9mm, 40 S&W, 45 ACP, and 10mm. This sight has a three-dot notch and post sight picture, and the front sight is has with XS’s proprietary Glow Dot technology. The Glow Dot is constantly charged by both ambient light and the tritium center which makes it glow brighter than the rear sights, driving focus to the front sight

The R3D offers a high-contrast sight picture in bright and low light settings, with a rear notch that is 15-percent wider than the front sight. This creates more space between the front blade and the rear sight for faster indexing and more accurate alignment, while the blacked out rear sight reduces glare and keeps focus on the front sight.

Retail price on these sights varies from $116 to $144, and they are backed up by 10-year, no questions asked warranty and XS’s 30-Day satisfaction guarantee. For more information on these sight and other products from XS Sights, please visit


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