New Xbox Core Controller VS Xbox One Wireless Controller

With the release of the new Xbox Series X and the legacy Xbox One, and the never ending destructive power of children to break is just weeks what lab testing said was over a million trigger plugs – i was recently looking at new Xbox controllers and wanted to share my insights on the usability and cost between the two. In short, is it worth it to upgrade to a Xbox Core Controller?

Check out the two Xbox’s on amazon here:

Now onto the controllers themselves.

First, the Xbox Core Controller – Carbon Black

The Xbox Wireless Controller isn’t actually a brand spanking new game-pad. Instead, it’s an updated version of the gamepad used with the Xbox One, having been given some much needed upgrades for its release alongside the new Xbox Series X and Xbox Series S consoles recently.

The Xbox Wireless Controller feels like an old friend in the hand yet subtly different, with improved haptic textures and refined angles making for a more ergonomically friendly (and comfortable) gaming experience. We’re also happy to see Microsoft finally implement a dedicated Share button to its gamepad, making it considerably easier to take screenshots and videos mid-game.

Now, onto the Xbox Wireless Controller we all know and love.

The first thing I admire when picking up the Xbox controller is that it feels much smaller in the hand compared to the old Xbox controller. The handles on the new design are narrower, which means my fingers can wrap around more of the surface area. It’s not a dramatic difference, but the smaller size is noticeable. I prefer controllers with smaller handles, as they offer a more secure grip, so I consider this an upgrade from the very old ones. While I prefer this controller over others, the Xbox Core Controller really is the best.

Thanks for reading!

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