'Transforming D-pad' Xbox 360 Controller priced and dated for Europe

GamerZines writes: "The Xbox 360 Silver Wireless Controller is heading to European shelves in March, GamerZines can reveal."

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cochise3132893d ago

I haven't used this controller yet, is it any good?

Shackdaddy8362893d ago

Wait for the Razer xbox 360 controller. Its better and its going to also be cheaper.

cochise3132893d ago (Edited 2893d ago )

I might have to look into that razer controller then, I can't play SSF4 with the standard controller.

update: I just looked at that controller, and I'm loving it. The d-pad looks much improved, when's the release date?

edgeofblade2893d ago (Edited 2893d ago )

In my opinion, the controller is excellent. Easily the best iteration of the 360 controller yet.

What a lot of people don't tell you about is the textured surface of the pad. It's not rubber "grippy", but it's got a nice feel. But the next texture on the sticks is like music to my thumbs. Most importantly, the d-pad is vastly improved.

Man In Black2893d ago

Why did they remove the colour from the face buttons?

edgeofblade2893d ago

Because core gamers know where the buttons are. They don't need the colors.

Fallouts2893d ago

is the damn thing still $65?

havnt tried it but want it, just not at that price!

lastdual2893d ago (Edited 2893d ago )

Cheapest I've seen is $45 at NewEgg (w/ free shipping), which is not bad with the play & charge kit included, although I'm sure the price will go down more eventually.

Fallouts2893d ago

newegg! thanks for info... thats a good price!

kissmeimgreek2893d ago

$45 with free shipping on amazon as well at the moment

JohnApocalypse2893d ago (Edited 2893d ago )

Riiiiiiiiiiiippppp-oooooooooff fffffffffff

kissmeimgreek2893d ago

Controller + Play & Charge kit = $70

'Transforming D-Pad" controller bundle w/ play &charge kit= $65

Yup, sure is a bad deal... /s

bananlol2893d ago

Still havnt removed that atrocius battery pack i see.

edgeofblade2893d ago

Doesn't bother me. Doesn't bother the vast majority of people. Only seems to bother you.

You're looking to hate on something...

Igniter2893d ago

Wrong!! The inclusion of the battery pack (which raises the price) has pissed off people since it was announced. Major Nelsons blog was full of complaints about this from day one of the announcement.

Also, the only thing different about this controller from previous releases is the D pad. There is a lot of false claims that other parts are improved. And over all, the new D pad isn't much of an improvement.

guigsy2893d ago

At least it's the same price as a normal 360 controller.