Microsoft unveils new Xbox One controller, sports over 40 design innovations

Microsoft has today announced the new Xbox One, but what would the Xbox 360 successor be without a controller? Fear not as the company has this well and truly covered. Reportedly sporting over 40 design innovations, Microsoft has improved the controller in many ways to further enhance the gameplay for gamers. Check out the new look.

It's easy to notice the thumb-sticks featuring deeper grooves and textured rims, which will be welcomed by many. This is just an example of what's on offer here. We'll look forward to see more information on exactly what's included in the new appealing design, as well as some hands-on action in the future. For now, we'll have to continue drooling at these images from the presentation.

Xbox One Controller

Xbox One Controller

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Rich Edmonds
Senior Editor, PC Build

Rich Edmonds was formerly a Senior Editor of PC hardware at Windows Central, covering everything related to PC components and NAS. He's been involved in technology for more than a decade and knows a thing or two about the magic inside a PC chassis. You can follow him on Twitter at @RichEdmonds.