Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller for peoples with disabilities

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Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox Adaptive Controller: a controller made for disabled people. This controller may allow more people to enjoy hobby gaming, because Microsoft has tried to make the control accessible.

This is the Xbox Adaptive Controller

Microsoft has presented the Xbox Adaptive Controller: a controller intended for disabled people. The controller has two large, adjustable buttons and nineteen aux connectors for connecting joysticks, buttons and switches, making it possible for more people to play the games on an Xbox One or Windows 10. Installing the device is very simple (plug and play) and flexible. For example, you can configure that you want to do certain actions with your feet.

The goal of the controller is of course that more people can play games, but then their implementation must be accessible and intuitive. The Xbox Adaptive Controller must therefore be able to really adapt to the user and that seems to be the case here. It will not be an all-in-one solution for all games or gamers, but with the possibility to determine which button does what (it can be done on the Xbox One for a while), the possibilities seem to be endless. The controller costs $ 99.99 and will be available later this year.