OXM's Edwin writes: "I don't want to pay £300 or more for the privilege of playing today's shooters in higher resolution. And if the Xbox 360 pad returns in force, I suspect that's what I'll be presented with."
I like the 360 controller its just the d-pad that sucks
New D-Pad, the controller would be perfect.
The new controllers do have a new D-Pad. If you buy any of the special edition controllers (ie. MW3, GearsofWar3, or Star Wars, or the Chrome ones) They all have a rotating D-Pad that is much better.
The Nextbox controller will look very similar the D pad will be better. The controller will split into two pieces, for motion controls. click back together for regular games.
the Dpad and the battery pack. They have fixed the D pad now (took 5 years), all the have left to remove is the massive weight adding battery pack. If the back of the controller is flush it will be great. I do love the 360 controller but I do hope they address those 2 concerns.
Aslong as you don't have to keep putting batteries in it I'll be happy.
Yeah, a cable with the wireless controller would've been perfect. God knows how many matches I had to quit in Reach because my batteries ran out >:(
Get the battery pack that comes with a recharge cable. Problem solved for life.
yeah, the Dpad sucks compared the DS3. The layout and triggers are superior though.
Hey, what's a DS3?
DualShock 3, PS3's controller.
Ok, I definetaly know what that is. I just never seen it acronymed....if that's a word LOL
The 360 controller design is my favourite of any console to date. It's really comfortable to hold and the only issue is the temperamental D-Pad.
What's wrong with the pad, it actually why i like the controller. The pad is used for quick items/weapon switching in some games. The 360 controller does suck with fighting games, but everybody should know that.
Hopefully they'll put the analog sticks in the proper position this time.
The controller is the best out there EXCEPT for that d-pad. And that new swivel pad would have been the answer except if you play fighting games on it, it will snap off. Shoddy piece of plastic crap, MS should be ashamed of themselves for releasing that.
Lol why get rid of the best controller ever created? I know the dpad sucks for fighting games, which I don't even play, so I have no problems with it at all. The thing is so good, I kick ass with it on bf3 for the PC! And they say the mouse and keyboard is "superior". Lmao whatever.
It's the best controller period. The PS3 controller doesn't even feel right after playing the 360. Just to be clear I'm not taking shots at the PS3 . I like the DS3 but it doesn't have the weight and ergonomic intuitiveness that my Gears 3 controller has...#dontchangeshit!!
Agreed. Namely for shooter games. But then again, the 360 controller is lousy for fighting games. That's exactly how I felt after I played Vanquish on the XBox 360. It just felt so.... NATURAL!
I agree, i prefer the PS3 controller
Why do people still call it Xbox 720? Call it Durango, it sounds a million times better. Also why change what isn't broken? Maybe a touchup here and there but otherwise it's good to go.
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