No one has asked about batteries.

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2 years ago#1
Will this thing still use AA batteries? And do I still need a plug and play kit to charge it?
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2 years ago#2
It has an "integrated battery."
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2 years ago#3
Foxx3k posted...
It has an "integrated battery."


Battery is built in
Charged via usb.

The reason you see a compartment is because the battery can actually be changed.
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2 years ago#4
Yes but you can now charge it via USB now like the Wii U and PS3/PS4.
2 years ago#5
It still uses AA batteries

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/05/xbox-one-photos/?viewall=true
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2 years ago#6
OMG_AIDS posted...
It still uses AA batteries

http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2013/05/xbox-one-photos/?viewall=true


I've seen conflicting reports on this. An IGN article claims that it will be rechargeable by USB. I'm wondering if it will be similar to the 360, where you can either use a rechargeable battery pack or regular AAs.

http://www.ign.com/wikis/xbox-one/Xbox_One_Controller
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2 years ago#7
What day and age is Microsoft living in? Unable to be charged through a usb when your competitors do it with ease? Ridiculous.
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2 years ago#8
There's a rechargeable battery pack, but you can use AA batteries if you want. I guess it's useful if you refuse to play with a cord but don't want to wait for it to charge, you can throw in some batteries.
2 years ago#9
MrCheese4321 posted...
What day and age is Microsoft living in? Unable to be charged through a usb when your competitors do it with ease? Ridiculous.

If given the choice, I'll take AA over non-replaceable lithium ion any day of the week. At least for controllers.
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2 years ago#10
From: MrCheese4321 | #007
What day and age is Microsoft living in? Unable to be charged through a usb when your competitors do it with ease? Ridiculous.


guess you didnt read the whole thread
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