In the fifth generation of video game consoles, Sony dominated everything with the Playstation 2. In the sixth generation, Microsoft took the lead with the XBox 360 (despite its malfunctioning problems). Now in the seventh gen Sony has taken the lead again with the PS4. There’s a high likelihood a lot of former 360 gamers are using PS4 controllers now, but prefer the layout and shape of the XBox controller.
Despite the fact that many critics believed that the Xbox One Elite controller wouldn’t be a successful campaign from Microsoft, it seems that the special version of the game pads has proven to be popular with players. Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, has revealed that the company has now created one million Elite controllers.
The Internet went aflame this past weekend over the rumor that Nintendo has stopped producing the Smash Bros. Gamecube-to-Wii-U controller adapters. Already. Some store vendors claimed they would not be getting any more, while others called the rumor false but could confirm no future stock yet. The official word from Nintendo is that the adapters are “still for sale” but that could mean multiple things.
Nyko announced today that the Power Pak is now available for PS4’s DualShock 4 controller.
Oculus, the company behind the virtual reality headset Oculus Rift, have today updated their official Kickstarter page with news that the company have acquired Carbon Design Group – the award winning company who worked in partnership with Microsoft to help develop the controller for the Xbox 360.
You can now use your Xbox One controller to play PC games, as long as they support controllers of course. Microsoft announced via Major Nelson’s (aka Larry Hyrb) blog that the drivers for the controller are available to download right now.
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