Xbox 360 white controller coming quickly for Xbox Sequence X, PC

The Xbox 360’s authentic, white controller, which introduced with the console — oh pricey heavens, now 17 years in the past to this very day — will go back to existence as an Xbox Sequence X peripheral because of Hyperkin, the peripheral makers at the back of the phat-and-phabulous Duke reboot for contemporary {hardware}.

Referred to as “The Xenon” (for the Xbox 360’s first construction codename) the throwback gamepad is available in 4 colours: crimson, crimson, and the vintage white and re-release black acquainted to maximum. The Xenon could also be used with any Xbox One, Xbox Sequence X or Xbox Sequence S, or Home windows PC. Pricing and availability weren’t discussed in Tuesday’s announcement.

Despite the fact that the buttons, thumbsticks, and directional pad appear to be 1:1 suits, there also are menu, view, and proportion buttons to make stronger present functions. A promotional slick from Hyperkin stated the controller has a rumble characteristic, nevertheless it didn’t specify whether or not that is going in the course of the triggers, as has been the case from Xbox One ahead.

Sadly, the Xenon is a stressed out controller handiest, although a minimum of it’s now not hard-wired. (The USB-C cable is removable). The similar went for the remade Duke, on the other hand, and that gave the impression to be a small worth to pay for nostalgia.

It’s nonetheless great to have a look at. It in reality rings a bell in my memory of the spring I spent dwelling with my grandfather after the 2008 monetary meltdown, enjoying 1 vs. 100 with pals in different timezones after he went to mattress. Excellent occasions, lengthy long gone.

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