What you need to know
- Scuf Gaming just announced the Scuf Prestige controller.
- It works with Xbox One, PC, and Android devices.
- It'll launch in the next month, and can be preordered for $160.
- It features a lot of customization like swappable faceplates.
Scuf Gaming is known for creating excellent controllers, and today, the company announced the "Scuf Prestige." The Scuf Prestige is quite a versatile device as it works with Xbox One, PC, and Android. The team said that the new controller offers unprecedented comfort and customization. Unlike a standard Xbox One controller, the Scuf Prestige features an embedded lithium-ion battery, interchangeable faceplates, and an integrated high-performance grip.
Scuf Gaming's Founder Duncan Ironmonger said the following about the upcoming controller.
As expected, the Scuf Prestige also features replaceable ergonomic back paddles, adjustable hair triggers, magnetic remappable controls, trigger stops, and interchangeable thumbsticks. You can see a list of the main features below.
- Lithium-ion battery that provides up to thirty hours on a full charge.
- Removable faceplate for customization and thumbstick configuration.
- 262 grams makes it one of the lightest controllers for Xbox One.
- Durable rubberized grip.
- Hair triggers and new trigger stop system.
- Wireless connectivity with Xbox One.
- Bluetooth connectivity for PC and Android.
Each controller comes with two more thumbsticks, a ten-foot connector cable, remapping key, and a hair trigger tuning key. Unfortunately, you'll have to spend $160, because this level of sophistication doesn't come cheap.
Currently, the accessory can only be preordered through scufgaming.com. The company added that the controller will ship within thirty days of the date of purchase. You should expect it sometime in the middle of June.
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I'm a little ( probably a lot ) biased towards my Xbox One Elite Controllers but except for the added connectivity to PC and Android without a dongle, I don't see much reason why anyone would choose this over the Elite one.
Like that 4x1 paddle arrangement instead of the 2x2 layout the Elite uses... How the hell does anyone, comfortably, use all 4 of them?
I, and probably a lot of PS4 owners, also find the choice for a non-removable battery pack rather questionable.
I'm a bit surprised about the lightness of it, one of the best things I like about the Elite controller is the weight of it, even if I'm not using the extra functionality I still couldn't go back to a regular controller as standard as it just doesn't feel right.
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