The Xbox Adaptive Controller has been made readily available by Microsoft for purchase. The controller was made to facilitate the gaming experience of users with disabilities. The Xbox Adaptive Controller can be bought for a price of $99.99 to relish it’s the widely accessible features.
Microsoft is also offering the option of buying the Xbox Adaptive Controller first hand from their official website. The controller is set to open the possibilities of people who are limited with any troubles with a standard Xbox controller. The gaming capabilities of such players are meant to be enhanced with programmable buttons provided with the adaptive controller.
As Microsoft puts it in the description given on the segment for the Xbox Adaptive Controller, if you’re facing accessibility issues with prior devices it will indeed help you to “Game Your Way”. The caption reads:
“Designed primarily to meet the needs of gamers with limited mobility, the Xbox Adaptive Controller is a unified hub for devices that helps make gaming more accessible.”
The Adaptive Controller for XBox is a pretty flexible device when it comes to the number of options. It “works with a range of devices” as claimed by Microsoft authorities themselves. The Xbox Adaptive Controller looks to be a flexible device as it can:
Connect external devices such as switches, buttons, mounts, and joysticks to create a custom controllers experience that is uniquely yours. Button, thumbstick and trigger inputs are controlled with assistive devices (sold separately) connected through 3.5mm jacks and USB ports.
The Xbox Adaptive Controller is the outcome of some productive feedback which led to Microsoft taking things on a development level backed by experts and foundations like The AbleGamers Charity, The Cerebral Palsy Foundation, SpecialEffect, and Warfighter Engaged. According to Microsoft, “input from these groups has helped shape the design, functionality, and packaging of the controller.”
Furthermore, the controller offers its user with detailed customizable options. Where multiple players can switch through profiles in the Xbox Accessories app on Windows 10 or Xbox One. To assist in easing the process of playing button remapping is also offered in the Adaptive Controller. Microsoft even made a video to educate people on the journey that they went on to and who was with them through the whole process of developing the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
Earlier, Xbox authorities have clearly mentioned their priorities about the users while developing new products for the market.