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Is there any reason to use a Xbox One gamepad over a 360 one?

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1 year ago#1
So, MS released the drivers to use Xbox One gamepads on PC (wired only, but I prefer wired anyway). So then, does the One controller have anything at all to offer over the 360 controller for PC? I don't have a One so I don't what what changes on the inside, if any, were made over the 360 controller. In the photos it looks to have the same buttons, sticks, and overall shape as a 360 controller.
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1 year ago#2
I've only had the chance to use the controller for a few minutes, but the ergonomics in general might actually be better than the 360 controller. The only immediate issue I noted was that the bumpers feel a bit more awkwardly sized so that it didn't feel as comfortable to press them.
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1 year ago#3
Improved ergonomics, extra rumble motors in the triggers, and my personal favorite dpad of any controller ever. Definitely going to be picking one up myself.
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1 year ago#4
A dpad that actually works.
1 year ago#5
The d-pad would almost have to be better than the 360 controller.
The 360 d-pad might be the worst d-pad on any controller past present and future in all the universe.
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1 year ago#6
No real reason no. The ergonomics actually are not any different, the triggers are squishy, and the whole thing feels flimsy. The d-pad is the same kind of d-pad as the 360 one, so I don't see why people think it's better
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1 year ago#7
daemon_dan posted...
The d-pad is the same kind of d-pad as the 360 one, so I don't see why people think it's better


So it's basically like a biscuit tin lid balanced on a tennis ball?
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1 year ago#8
romsnbombs posted...
daemon_dan posted...
The d-pad is the same kind of d-pad as the 360 one, so I don't see why people think it's better


So it's basically like a biscuit tin lid balanced on a tennis ball?


This is the best description of it I've ever heard.
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1 year ago#9
The thumbsticks are taller than the 360 controller. If you're used to the 360 controller it takes a little getting used to.
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1 year ago#10
My wired 360 controller is ancient and half the buttons are stuck. It will be great to finally use a new controller.sad thing is I will end up using the controller more for PC than my actual XB1. I've had the Xbox since december and haven't bought a game for it yet. I just like it for the tv and media voice controls.
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