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Xbox One looks like it's getting a better, newer controller after E3

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Flood the streets with useless adapters

It seems as if there's a subtle but big change on the horizon for the Xbox One controller. The current model features a proprietary audio jack that requires an adapter (sold separately for $25) to use with normal headphones. Microsoft looks to be doing away with that and releasing a new controller with a standard 3.5mm jack.

This news appears to be a bit more credible than your average pre-E3 rumor if only because Microsoft posted it on its own website (presumably prematurely). Item 16 clearly denotes a 3.5mm port which is "only available on controllers released after June 2015." A screenshot is posted below in case the site is updated.

It's unknown if there will be any additional changes to the Xbox One controller. We'll probably find out at Microsoft's E3 press conference, where this will likely be announced. Sadly, there's almost no chance Don Mattrick will open up the old controller to reveal a new controller was hiding inside the whole time.

Get to know your Xbox One Wireless Controller [Xbox Support via Eurogamer]

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