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Yes, I know my Xbox controller needs new batteries

#1Grand_BluePosted 1/19/2013 10:08:50 PM
You don't need to remind me by flashing the green icon every 20 damn seconds.
#2Mister_VanillaPosted 1/19/2013 10:10:31 PM
Agreed.

I hate that the alert that my controller is dying makes it die faster.
#3pyrokinesis666Posted 1/19/2013 10:12:11 PM
i always keep 2 charged batteries. that light does suck
#4Grand_Blue(Topic Creator)Posted 1/19/2013 10:13:10 PM
Don't they know that most people are too lazy to change it right away? And that it lasts like 5 hours after it starts flashing?
#5muffinmasherPosted 1/19/2013 10:16:38 PM
I always imagine it as a slow lament, like it's letting you know that it's on the way out and the time you shared together was memorable, but it just can't hold on any longer.
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#6glassghost0Posted 1/19/2013 10:19:21 PM
If it didn't do that:

"Ughhh, why does my controller die without warning!!!???"
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#7devlkorePosted 1/19/2013 10:27:47 PM
From: glassghost0 | #006
If it didn't do that:

"Ughhh, why does my controller die without warning!!!???"


1 or 2 hours would be fine, or y'know, let US set how early we want the warning. I normally have a spare set of charged AAs around so I'd only need 20 minutes or so and be fine.
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#8Reel_Big_MikePosted 1/19/2013 10:37:03 PM
Yea, I have no problem with a low battery warning, but it should come at 10-15%, not what seems like 49% with the 360 controller. I'm convinced they made some kind of sweetheart deal with Duracell and Energizer. I'll admit that I've prematurely changed the batteries in my controller more than once just b/c I got sick of looking at that flashing ring.
#9FredSavage27Posted 1/19/2013 11:48:24 PM
I'm paying more attention to the game than the controller.
#10FoppePosted 1/19/2013 11:54:19 PM
Solution: Look at your screen instead of your controller.
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