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I wonder if the Xbox One controller will work with the wireless 360 receiver for the PC.
Probably not but would be nice.

Probably now. That will make MS less money.
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post #22 of 135
Oh good, that pink elephant is real:
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Connectivity-wise you've got 802.11n Wi-Fi with Wi-Fi Direct functionality for exchanging data between devices - specifically the new Xbox controller.

http://www.techradar.com/news/gaming/consoles/xbox-one-release-date-news-and-rumours-937167
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post #23 of 135
the one positive i can remotely think of is that mics are checked(and probably oriented to work well with skype, which will probably be infused into the Xbone) so there is less of a chance to get bad quality mic users over the net?
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post #24 of 135
MS... What are you doing? Stahp... Stahp...
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When Hell freezes.

The soldering iron is your friend.
post #25 of 135
This is hilarious, they really will milk this thing till the last drop huh? wow... lachen.gif
post #26 of 135
Head guy: now lets talk headsets guys. We already went with the weird 2.5mm jack on the 360 even though everything is 3.5mm. We should probably change that
Engineer: yea we definitely need to change that to align with what the rest of the world uses. Lets go with a 3.5mm jack or maybe USB
Head guy: what?! No, I said change it not make things easier! What the hell is wrong with you?
Engineer: but almost everything is 3.5 or USB and it would rea-"
Head guy: lets put a proprietary thing on there then we can sell licenses for it and make bank. Apple does it, right?
Engineer: yea but it really hurts the cus-
Head guy: do it. I want it weird shaped, too
Engineer: I'd really advise against that. It'll drive up costs all around because standard parts are way che-
Head guy: shut up and do it


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post #27 of 135
Hey, there is a lot of margin on those gaming accessories you know, Microsoft has to make some money, right?
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post #28 of 135
X1 has always been a day-one for me, even before the always on, always connected rumors were refuted. So a controller that breaks compatibility with previous accessories does nothing to tide my desire.

People need to get over it as it isn't a big deal for most people. Apple didn't lose millions of customers by breaking their decade-old compatibility with the Lightening cable, so I don't see this being a big deal for Xbox gamers.

Just more sensationalist news post by the same posters with their agenda...
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post #29 of 135
what's wrong with the green 3.5mm?
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post #30 of 135
there even using authentication on the controller ports doh.gif
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