Xbox Black Friday deals cut prices on Game Pass Ultimate and controllers

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It wouldn’t be Black Friday if console makers weren’t offering deals, and Microsoft is certainly eager to court buyers now that the Xbox Series X and Series S are available. The company has revealed its Xbox Black Friday sales, and the focuses…

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Microsoft extends Xbox Elite Controller warranty amid hardware problems

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You might want to talk to Microsoft if you’ve had to get repairs for the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2 in recent months. Microsoft has extended the warranty for its current Xbox Elite Wireless Controller (via Windows Central) from 90…

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Where do you stand on the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller?

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If you’re serious about Nintendo Switch gaming, chances are you probably own a Pro Controller. It’s been our favorite Switch controller here at Engadget pretty much from the start, with senior editor Devindra Hardawar calling it “a solid alter…

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Amazon discounts the Xbox One controller to its lowest price in months

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If you’ve had an Xbox One for a while, you might have put your controller through its paces by this point. If that’s the case, or you’re in the market for a new controller for another reason, you might be interested to learn it’s on sale on Am…

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Modder makes the GameCube Joy-Cons you’ve always wanted for your Switch

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If you’re a veteran Nintendo gamer, you’ve likely dreamed of using a GameCube controller with the Switch — if just to recreate that 2001 vibe of playing Super Smash Bros. Melee in the family den. For mod creator Shank, that’s now a practical realit…

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Sony’s DualShock 4 attachment adds customizable buttons around back

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Sony is getting into the controller customization game late into the PS4’s lifespan. The company has unveiled a DualShock 4 Back Button Attachment that, as the name implies, lets you map two of the gamepad’s buttons to easier-to-reach locations on th…

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Apple is selling Microsoft’s Xbox controller in its online store

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Now that Apple’s mobile and living room devices support console game controllers, the company is doing something that would have been unimaginable even a few years ago — it’s selling the Xbox Wireless Controller through its online store. Spend $60…

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8BitDo put a handy home button on its NES Classic wireless controller

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To celebrate Nintendo re-issuing the NES Classic Edition, 8Bitdo has revamped its wireless retro controller to match. The new version — dubbed "N30 2.4G Wireless Controller for NES Classic Edition" — boasts a different button layou…

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The story of the Duke, the Xbox pad that existed because it had to

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Denise Chaudhari had never touched a gamepad before stepping onto Microsoft’s campus as a contractor. The first woman to join the Xbox team, Chaudhari had studied ergonomics and industrial design at the prestigious Rhode Island School of Design but d…

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8BitDo brings its wireless controllers to the SNES Classic

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The SNES Classic is a cute microconsole with a hell of a selection of games. While it’s a pretty accurate recreation of the original number, and its controller cords are indeed longer than the NES Classic Edition that preceded it, the modern convenie…

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Sony made a gigantic PS4 controller no one can use

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Sony has eSports-tailored PlayStation 4 controllers, but aside from that, the gaming juggernaut hasn’t made any major changes to the gamepad that shipped with the PS4. But as a Japanese promo for the recent Parappa the Rapper re-issue, the company ma…

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