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Microsoft Reveals Accessibility-Minded Xbox Controller

2 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

Update: Microsoft has officially unveiled the controller, called the Xbox Adaptive Controller. Microsoft says that the controller "can be connected to external buttons, switches, joysticks and mounts, giving gamers with a wide range of physical disabilities the ability to customize their setups."
The controller has been in development since 2014 and has been built with disabled gamer feedback in order to build inclusivity in the game industry:
You can watch the controller in action here as well as what a number of disabled gamers think about the device:

And if you want an in-depth look at...
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Xbox One May 2018 update rolls out to everyone with 120Hz support and more

Xbox One May 2018 update rolls out to everyone with 120Hz support and more

2 monthes ago   |   By Windows Central

Higher refresh rates, custom groups for games and apps, and more.
Following weeks of testing with Xbox One Preview members, Microsoft is ready to roll out its latest feature update for all Xbox One owners.
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Here's all about the new Xbox adaptive controller

Here's all about the new Xbox adaptive controller

2 monthes ago   |   By The Mobile Indian

The Windows maker said that the device was in the making for many years and that it will share more info about the controller at the upcoming E3 show. The Xbox adaptive controller is priced at $99.99 USD and will be available exclusively through Microsoft Store. Microsoft will launch it later this year.
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Microsoft's reveals customizable, accessibility-minded Xbox One controller

Microsoft's reveals customizable, accessibility-minded Xbox One controller

2 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Microsoft has officially revealed its Adaptive Controller , a gamepad that's been designed with specific accessibility needs in mind. The new controller is a bulky and slab-like, with two huge buttons on the front of the device, making them easier to hit. The gamepad also features a plethora of 3.5mm jacks along its top edge, allowing users to plug in more buttons to help with specific accessibility needs. There are also two USB ports, letting users can connect a couple of joysticks to the gamepad. The controller was developed in a partnership with a few organizations such as The Able...
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Xbox Adaptive Controller official, and it's fascinating

Xbox Adaptive Controller official, and it's fascinating

2 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

Earlier this week, an Xbox controller with a very interesting shape and design leaked. At the time of the leak, we were told it was an accessibility controller, meant for people who have a difficult time using a standard gamepad. Now, just a few days later, Microsoft has officially announced the device as the Xbox Adaptive Controller, and it's every...
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Microsoft launches Xbox Adaptive Controller to make games more accessible

Microsoft launches Xbox Adaptive Controller to make games more accessible

2 monthes ago   |   By Gamasutra

Earlier this week the internet was hit with leaked photos of an all new, accessible Xbox One controller, and now Microsoft has officially lifted the lid on the device. ...
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Microsoft Reveals Accessibility-Minded Xbox Controller

Microsoft Reveals Accessibility-Minded Xbox Controller

2 monthes ago   |   By GameInformer

Update: Microsoft has officially. unveiled the controller, called the Xbox adaptive controller. Microsoft says that the controller "can be connected to external buttons, switches, joysticks and mounts, giving gamers with a wide range of physical disabilities the ability to customize their setups."
The controller has been in development since 2014 and has been built with disabled gamer feedback in order to build inclusivity in the game industry.
You can watch the controller in action here :

And if you want an in-depth look at the development process, Microsoft has a longread about that...
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No Man's Sky Getting 4-Player Co-op With Xbox Launch?

2 monthes ago   |   By Game Rant

A leak for the Xbox One cover art of No Man's Sky seems to suggest that multiplayer is coming to the game, allowing up to four players to explore together.
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Radical New Xbox Controller Opens Gaming to Everyone

Radical New Xbox Controller Opens Gaming to Everyone

2 monthes ago   |   By Tom's Guide

Microsoft's new Xbox controller helps the 1 billion people around the world with disabilities.
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Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller helps players with disabilities game more comfortably

Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller helps players with disabilities game more comfortably

2 monthes ago   |   By PC World

It leaked earlier this week, but Microsoft confirmed today that the Xbox Adaptive Controller is real, a device designed to “remove barriers to gaming by being adaptable to more gamers' needs.” Created in conjunction with AbleGamers, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, and more, it marks the first time a company's created an official first-party controller for people with limited mobility. And that's a huge step for the industry. Despite all the lip service people pay to the comfort of the Xbox One and DualShock 4 controllers, fact is they're unusable for a significant segment of the...
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