Controller - Disconnecting - Thoughts?

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User Info: Chewie212

Chewie212
2 years ago#1
My Day 1 controller disconnected on day one, while playing Dead Rising 3. Then, it did so every other time I played the game, but only that game. I thought it was a glitch within the game.

However, when I first got Titanfall, it did it again. It stopped after I got the play 'n charge kit -- which made me think it was a battery connection issue -- but just did so again, twice, while playing another game.

I know the manager at the store I bought it from, and he's promised to return it if I'd like to do so. But I know this is a noted issue with other people. Think there's an update coming? Or should I return it and try another?

Thoughts, please

(And, yes, I did create a topic like this a couple of months ago. I have OCD, and this drives me nuts, especially since I'm worried it may be the system.)

User Info: MonicasBack

MonicasBack
2 years ago#2
Happens to me randomly even with fresh batteries, its a known issue
Monicaaa

User Info: Chewie212

Chewie212
2 years ago#3
Think it's worth trying another? My Day 1 is in perfect condition and very clean, so it's not like I'd just be scamming them for a new controller. I shower/wash my hands well before playing.

User Info: Tenzhi

Tenzhi
2 years ago#4
On my 360 my wireless controller occasionally disconnects when a Yellow Cab is nearby - I've seen them set off those store security scanners some stores have near their doors when they pull up close, too. It's one of the reasons I prefer wired controllers.
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User Info: Chewie212

Chewie212
2 years ago#5
That's really interesting. I'm out in the country, though, so I don't think I have to worry about yellow cabs.

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Chewie212
2 years ago#6
Any other ideas/thoughts? Is it worth swapping it out for a new one to try?

User Info: Kocano26

Kocano26
2 years ago#7
Have you tried updating the controller yet?
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User Info: Chewie212

Chewie212
2 years ago#8
Kocano26 posted...
Have you tried updating the controller yet?


I bought the play and charge kit when I learned of the update, and did so. This was the Titanfall controller update.

It seemed like using the play and charge battery solved the issue, but now it's doing it again.

User Info: Chewie212

Chewie212
2 years ago#9
I also have never used a microphone or headset

User Info: DojoMax

DojoMax
2 years ago#10
Sometimes the connections are loose where the batteries make contact. I solved this problem but slightly bending those metal contacts outward.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cVN_Ytl_bgA -- Titanfall is better on 360 than XBone.
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