The new Xbox controller looks much like the last one, save for a new share button, an upgraded D-pad, and a USB-C charging port.
We're not dismantling this thing just yet, what with a whole console to tear apart—but our pals at Creative Electron provide a different kind of inside look.
With X-ray vision, you can see the four vibration motors (two in the handles, and two near the triggers), the metal joystick hardware, and all the beautiful cables and circuits doing the connecting.
Compare this sameness to Sony's new DualSense controller, which is different from its predecessor in almost every way.
That may seem disappointing for Xbox fans, but at least these controllers are cross-compatible with Microsoft's previous-gen consoles.
And despite its flashy new design, the DualSense now shares a number of similarities with Xbox controllers. Maybe Microsoft and Sony are finally converging on the perfect controller shape?
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