Microsoft has redesigned the USB dongle used to connect your Xbox One controller to your Windows 10 laptop, and thank goodness for that. The formerly hulking black slab is now a much more modestly sized black slab, which is roughly the size of most flash drives, and won’t stick out like a sore, incredibly huge thumb on your notebook or PC AIR CLEANER.
The new adapter is $24.99 and ships starting on August 8 in the U.S., and is a full 66 percent smaller than the original, which I’m staring at right now in my office with a mixture of disgust and disdain. It also can connect to up to eight controllers at once, in case you’re a PC gamer with a deep love of local multiplayer Enterprise Information Security.
, too, and an indicator light to let you know when you’re in pairing mode and when you’re connected. It can also beam wireless stereo sound to your controller if you’re using a plugged in headset.
Sony released its own PC wireless adapter for its PS4 DualShock controllers not too long ago, and that was also a much more svelte device than Microsoft’s adapter, so it’s nice to see the Xbox maker get with the times company registry hong kong.