The revolutionary and hugely popular Xbox 360 controller is making a triumphant return. So will you pick one up?
For many, the Xbox 360 controller is one of the best of all time. It even appeared on our “The best video game controllersarticle. Like the OG Duke, the Xbox 360 version gives us a tingle of nostalgic joy.
Xbox 360 controller follows the Duke!
The ‘newThe officially licensed Xenon Xbox controller is from the same people who brought you the revived Duke, inspired by that block of a controller from the original 2001 console.
Yes, that’s right, third-party manufacturer Hyperkin is now working on the controller that is said to have revolutionized the D-Pad.
The Xenon driver will have modern features
Hyperkin’s 360-inspired control panel will be compatible with Xbox Series X|S, as well as Xbox One and PC. However, like the Duke controller, this Xbox 360 deal will also be wired.
The Xenon driver will come with a variety of modern features such as “precision analog pulse triggers”, Menu, Share and View buttons, as well as a detachable USB Type-C cable. Additionally, it will also have a 3.5mm headphone jack and will be available in a variety of colors including white, black, red, and pink.
When will the driver be released?
At this time, Hyperkin has not announced a release date for the Xenon controller. However, Hyperkin has promised that additional details are on the way. I wish Sony would follow the lead of Xbox and Nintendo, bringing back retro controllers for the modern age.
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