Plus, the brand new Pleasure controller is lastly accessible

While you’re a big-time console gamer, attempting to make do on Android could be a little bit of an adjustment. Certain, loads of video games are designed from the bottom up with smartphones in thoughts, and make good use of contact enter — however there are additionally greater than sufficient that may have you ever wishing for the dependable, precision enter you are solely going to seek out with a bodily controller. Microsoft’s acquired some nice choices, and its Elite Wi-fi Controller is definitely top-of-the-line Android gaming controllers round. At this time we’re trying out the corporate’s barely extra inexpensive providing, as some enjoyable new customization choices come to the Xbox Design Lab.


If you have not performed round with it but, Microsoft’s Xbox Design Lab enables you to customise mainly each seen a part of the usual Xbox controller, selecting from dozens of colours and finishes. As if the prevailing selections weren’t adequate, the corporate’s now including new Gentle Inexperienced, Gentle Orange, Gentle Pink, and Gentle Purple pastel shades.

Should you want a extra patterned look, we’re additionally getting some new multi-colored physique designs to select from. These embody 5 camouflage choices — Arctic Camo, Blaze Camo, Forest Camo, Mineral Camo, and Sandglow Camo — in addition to the colourful Pleasure design (pictured all the way in which up prime) introduced earlier this month. All six of those designs add a $10 premium to the $70 controller base worth.

Prepared to start out creating certainly one of your individual? The excellent news there may be that extra players than ever are having access to the Design Lab, as availability expands throughout Australia, New Zealand, Japan, Korea, Singapore, Czech Republic, Greece, Hungary, Norway, Slovakia, and Switzerland — with Taiwan on the way in which within the weeks to return.

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