First look at the Xbox One controller

Familiar but different

While Microsoft is busy talking up its impressive-looking entertainment features for the Xbox One, let’s look at something more relevant to gaming: the controller. Here it is!

I’m glad to see that the form is similar to the Xbox 360’s gamepad. From the looks of it, the d-pad has been given a refresh, which absolutely needed to happen. Thank goodness for that. Microsoft says there have been “40 design innovations,” including new “impulse triggers” and an integrated battery compartment.

Check out our Xbox One page and our on-going recap of all the news you need to know from today’s reveals.

Jordan Devore
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