Xbox Wireless Controller – Carbon Black
- Experience the modernized design of the Xbox Wireless Controller – Carbon Black, featuring sculpted surfaces and refined geometry for enhanced comfort and effortless control during gameplay
- Stay on target with textured grip on the triggers, bumpers, and back case and with a new hybrid D-pad for accurate, yet familiar input
- Make the controller your own by customizing button mapping with the Xbox Accessories app
- Plug in any compatible headset with the 3.5mm audio headset jack
- Includes Xbox Wireless and Bluetooth technology for wireless gaming on supported consoles, Windows 10 PCs, Android and tablets
- Is Discontinued By Manufacturer : No
- Batteries : 2 AA batteries required. (included)
- Rated : Not PEGI rated
- Product Dimensions : 7 x 17 x 18 cm; 540 Grams
- Release date : 10 Nov. 2020
- ASIN : B07SDFLVKD
- Item model number : QAT-00002
- Best Sellers Rank: 133 in PC & Video Games (See Top 100 in PC & Video Games)
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Experience the modernized design of the Xbox Wireless Controller – Carbon Black, featuring sculpted surfaces and refined geometry for enhanced comfort during gameplay. Stay on target with a hybrid D-pad and textured grip on the triggers, bumpers, and back case. Seamlessly capture and share content such as screenshots, recordings, and more with the new Share button. Use the Xbox Accessories app to remap buttons and create custom controller profiles for your favourite games. Quickly pair with, play on, and switch between devices including Xbox Series X, Xbox One, Windows 10 PCs, Android. Plug in any compatible headset with the 3.5mm audio jack
Reviewed in the United Kingdom on 10 November 2020
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Update: the controller now needs a software update and will no longer connect to the Xbox One without one. BUT, it has to be connected to the Xbox to get an update and the cable we have for the previous controller does not fit this controller. Not as compatible with the Xbox One as they make out unless you buy the extras too.
The controller hasn't worked at all in the seven games I've tried so far. Button presses are not logged and I can't even get out of the game menus. Even more annoyingly, in FIFA 20, when accessing controller settings menu (using the keyboard), it constantly cycles through all the options as though I was pressing 'down' on the arrow pad.
How on Earth did Microsoft manage to release a controller for PC that doesn't work in any game for PC on the latest Microsoft Windows version, fully updated? I was burned with Microsoft with their red ring of death on the Xbox 360 and as a result, I haven't bought any games hardware from them since. This latest shambles does not fill me with confidence. I'll wait a couple of weeks to see if Microsoft release any fixes, if not it is going back to Amazon.
Will let you know how the replacement compares
By DOOGLE on 10 November 2020
A proverb that applies very much to this controller, at first it looks almost indistinguishable from the xbox one s.
The feel of it is much different though.
The back isn't smooth like the previous pad, it has a raised textured surface that make it easier to keep a grip on the controller. If like me your hands sweat after a few hours of gaming this is a godsend.
The d pad is the other big change.
Its very clicky and precise when it comes to inputs, I play allot of MAME and fighting games like street fighter and tekken and inputs like quarter circles are easy with this pad
I use this pad on a Windows 10 pc and as far as connection goes i use an official Xbox wireless adapter.
It connected instantly just like the xbox one s controller did so I can't comment on the connection problems other people are facing with Bluetooth.