The lights are on
The new Xbox One controller looks familiar, yet different.
The most notable change is that Microsoft is finally going with a standard plus-style d-pad. The analog sticks now have ridged edges. The face buttons are still colored, but only on the letters themselves. The triggers now include something called "dynamic impulse," which is a locally focused trigger rumble.
Microsoft claims that the new controller features over 40 design innovations. We'll share more of the details once they're announced.
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That d-pad... It actually looks functional!?
Finally, something I want to touch more than boobs
I have some sort of suspicion that the D-Pad is still going to be inferior to Sony's and Nintendo's.
the only thing I really don't like about it is the way the B button ends up sloping off the side of the controller due to the "ergonomics" of it. I'd rather have all of my buttons on an even plane.
And each one will cost around 70 dollars. I would rather have a plain and simple 20 dollar controller...
Love the new controller. As long as it's not the "Duke 2.0".....
The controller looks great
The D-Pad still kinda looks like sh*t, but not as sh*tty as the 360 controller's so that's good. I don't like the bulkier look though.
Those thumbsticks are beautiful.
I do like the look of that new controller. But I still give the new PS4 dualshock the slight edge.
The only shine of light in the whole event. The D-pad now fixed.
Hope that top part isn't an eyesore and that it's comfortable in my hands.
For the most part it looks largely the same which I am happy about. As far as the changes, the D-pad looks to be a million times better, so that is good. The dynamic impulse in the triggers sound interesting, however the changed shape seems weird, given how perfect the 360 controller's triggers are. Finally the lack of any touch pad means there may be a noticeable difference between multiplatform versions of a game if developers choose to use that input method on PS4 versions.