So the controller is USB chargeable?

#1ItIsOkBroPosted 8/18/2013 12:24:51 PM
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/technology-video/10247279/PS4-vs-Xbox-One-controller.html @1:43
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#2SoulTrapperPosted 8/18/2013 12:30:31 PM
Apparently, strange that I haven't seen this mentioned anywhere, because that's quite a positive thing.
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#3Robtcee13Posted 8/18/2013 12:33:15 PM
Yeah last I heard the thing was only using double-A batteries. Frankly, I'd rather have a controller with a 4 inch long wire than one that uses double-A batteries. Thank God the thing's rechargeable.
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#4bessy67Posted 8/18/2013 12:34:34 PM
It's rechargeable with the separately purchased rechargeable battery pack, or you can just use a set of rechargeable AA's.
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#5unclekoolaid73Posted 8/18/2013 12:34:50 PM
Batteries are so last gen. Gawd.

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#6ItIsOkBro(Topic Creator)Posted 8/18/2013 12:52:46 PM
So what you guys are telling me is if I put recharagbles in there they will charge by plugging in the USB?
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#7bessy67Posted 8/18/2013 12:54:30 PM
ItIsOkBro posted...
So what you guys are telling me is if I put recharagbles in there they will charge by plugging in the USB?


The rechargeable battery pack, yes. Rechargeable AA's I'm not sure.
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#8xboxxx1Posted 8/18/2013 1:16:08 PM
U can charge it thru ur cd deck usb in ur car
#9jakethenoobPosted 8/18/2013 1:27:50 PM
$500 and you still need batteries
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#10DarkHieiPosted 8/18/2013 1:29:57 PM(edited)
Ok if anyone watched the video about the controller posted on IGN then you'd know. So you can use a rechargeable battery pack ala the play and charge kit, or use AA batteries, though AA rechargeables won't charge through the controller. THEN you can also turn the controller into a wired controller, sans ANY batteries, by using a microUSB cable, which turns off the wireless radio on the controller.
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