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#1 Crisp

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 23:19

What's your opinion on the new Xbox controller?

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#2 Raa

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 23:33

First glance? "There's no difference!"

Looking at it more... well I still can't see many differences...

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 23:37

I'm personally not sure, I'm so use to the size and shape of the 360 controller. It's just perfect for my hands. The new bumpers and triggers are bigger and fatter to.

I prefer the guide button in the middle rather than the top, and looking behind, the 360 controller has deeper inserts for your fingers. I guess I'll make my decision when I hold it. I love that they've taken the sicks from the newer 360 controller.

#4 Gabureiru

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 23:40

like it, hopefully the change of the battery will translate to reduce weight

#5 compl3x

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 23:42

Fixed D-Pad? Happy about that.

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Posted 21 May 2013 - 23:55

Fixed D-Pad? Happy about that.


I'm hoping it will also become available for Windows (as the current model is) - the fixed D-pad alone will mean more sales for PC gamers that enjoy the current controller but were put off by the D-pad.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 00:47

I like it.

The D-Pad looks improved, the battery at the rear wont get in the way of your hands and they kept to the original design.

Another positive is the "Xbox" button is located higher so it can't be accidentally pressed in the middle of a game as easily.

#8 George P

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 06:20

I'm interested in the changed buttons in the middle. Those aren't start and select buttons anymore it seems.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 06:40

It's nicer looking, and obviously has more capabilities. Other than that it's pretty much the same.
Basically the same size and layout, so there's really nothing to think about.

#10 Tha Bloo Monkee

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 06:57

Seems more like a revision of the 360 controller rather than a "new" controller.
Looks like it uses standard micro USB. Hopefully it's that, and not another proprietary cable.

It's nicer looking, and obviously has more capabilities

What new "capabilities" does it have? Has the same number of buttons, quite close to the 360 one, etc.

#11 George P

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 07:12

Seems more like a revision of the 360 controller rather than a "new" controller.
Looks like it uses standard micro USB. Hopefully it's that, and not another proprietary cable.


What new "capabilities" does it have? Has the same number of buttons, quite close to the 360 one, etc.


The new triggers and bumpers can be adjusted by the developer to have different pressures (they talked about it briefly at the event). Basically a developer could make the trigger button in their FPS feel different than the other one if they wanted to etc.

#12 goodbytes

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 07:21

I love it, the only good designed part to come out of the new xbox.

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 07:36

I'm interested in the changed buttons in the middle. Those aren't start and select buttons anymore it seems.


The left one is a multi task one and the right one appears to be a menu button.

I think it looks pretty darn good, can't wait to have a go at that Dpad and if they are WiFi direct controllers then hopefully I will be able to use it as is with my PC. The form factor also makes it look like it will be lighter but will have to hold it to get a proper idea of what its like!

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 07:38

The design seems more sturdy. The plastic that holds in the battery pack on the Xbox 360 controller is quite weak and on the new controller it looks more like a solid fit.

#15 compl3x

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Posted 22 May 2013 - 12:14

I'm not quite sure how anyone can love it when no one here has even tried it.