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The official wireless controller for the Microsoft Xbox 360.

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Pros

Very nice ergonomics - fits well in hand

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Many buttons, triggers, and thumbstick controls

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wireless

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buttons are "better" than playstation buttons as they are easier to press and rounded

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you know when buttons are presssed even if you didn't press it very hard.

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long battery-life

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Cons

No motion/orientation sensors like the Wiimote or Sixxaxis controllers

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Rechargeable battery costs extra.

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Dpad is only in 4 directions

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Battery indicator on controller is distracting and only shows if the battery is below 50% or so.

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D-pad feels 'mushy' and you can accidentally get diagonal directions you didn't want.

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The official wireless controller for the Microsoft Xbox 360. Up to 4 wireless controllers can be connected to the system at the same time. The controller takes 2 AA batteries and lasts for over 24 hours of continuous use. The controller is based off of its predecessor S-Type controller for the original Microsoft Xbox.

One wireless controller is included with the Xbox 360 Premium Edition and above. There is also a Xbox 360 Wired controller that plugs into one of the two available USB slots. The wireless controller can be coupled with a Play and Charge Kit so that you can recharge your batteries as you play. The wireless controller retails for around $50.

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