Microsoft's Xbox One got off to a rough start thanks to a mixed message about the target audience for the device. With that issue behind them, they have returned their focus to the gaming community and now sources are telling us that they are looking to launch a 'hardcore' game controller at E3 2015.
Details are still slim on what all will be included with the controller and how it will be differentiated from its current devices but they are going after their loyal customers who love FPS and driving games. If you need any proof that there is a market for a new controller, take a look at Scuf Gaming who sells a plethora of modified enthusiast controllers.
We are being told that the current target, if the project gets the full green-light, will be for E3 2015 which takes place in mid June. As with all internal projects, deadlines are subject to change and they can be canceled at anytime.
This week Microsoft is in San Francisco at the Game Developers Conference where they are talking about DX 12 and some other new features that are coming to Windows and Xbox in the near future.