Now, when it comes to Xbox console gaming, Microsoft says disability is no longer an inability. Thanks to the newest family members of Xbox controllers and devices dubbed the Xbox Adaptive Controller.
Introduced on March 16 by Phil Spencer, the Head of Xbox, Microsoft has launched its newest set of gaming controller designed to enable and empower gamers with limited mobility enjoy the Xbox One and Windows 10 gaming just like everyone else.
“We have been on a journey of inclusive design, which celebrates and draws inspiration from people who are often overlooked in the typical design process,” said Spencer.
That is not to say that people with limited mobility were previously totally unable to play their favorite titles on the Xbox or any other gaming console. The controllers that were in the market were often expensive, hard to get your hands on, and required quite a lot of technical skills to create.
There were already a number of third-party players who were creating custom controllers for the various gaming console. However, it has proved difficult for them to scale their production as the …read more