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Microsoft’s Adaptive Controller Aims to Bring Video Games to Everyone

Microsoft wants to bring gaming to absolutely everyone with its new Xbox Adaptive Controller.

The tech giant announced its Adaptive Controller in May, and it was met with wide fanfare for providing access to video games no matter a person’s physical abilities.

During E3, representatives from Microsoft allowed me to spend some time with its controller to see its multiple uses. With two large, circular buttons on its surface, and 19 3.5mm ports in the back, the Xbox Adaptive Controller can serve as a hub device to connect any number of different inputs mapped to specific button presses. It allows users with limited mobility to configure their controller in the way that works the best for them.

My demo used “Minecraft” and a basic augmented set up to show a use case of how the controller could be implemented.

The set up was simple. In one hand we had a

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