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It's a new proprietary protocol that was derived from the WiFi protocol as far as I know. Whether that protocol piggybacks on WiFi Direct or not, I'm not certain anyone knows.

I'd bet good odds that it will require it's own receiver, just as the 360 pad did. The good news is that it will likely also work wired, as that is how it works on the Xbox One, wired or wireless on the same controller.

Thanks man +rep

That's all I was really concerend about. I usually end up leaving my charge cable on my wireless 360 controller anyways when im on the pc. If I don't need the reciever and the cable actually transmits data now, then all is well smile.gif
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Thanks man +rep

That's all I was really concerend about. I usually end up leaving my charge cable on my wireless 360 controller anyways when im on the pc. If I don't need the reciever and the cable actually transmits data now, then all is well smile.gif

Out of the box, it won't work on PC whether wired or wireless.

Keep an eye on this guy: https://twitter.com/cgallizzi

He's hacking together a driver and it sounds as though it will be out shortly.
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Out of the box, it won't work on PC whether wired or wireless.

Keep an eye on this guy: https://twitter.com/cgallizzi

He's hacking together a driver and it sounds as though it will be out shortly.

Well yea... that is the topic of this thread. I was just asking HOW it would connect. Thanks anyways
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