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MS redesigns Xbox 360 controller key

Limited edition controller

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Not to be outdone by Sony’s PS3 controller enhancements, Microsoft has unveiled a redesigned Xbox 360 controller sporting an improved four-way control.

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Microsoft's Xbox 360 controller: old look, new nav button
Image courtesy Eurogamer

Although technical details are still scarce, a report by Eurogamer said that the limited-edition green wireless controller’s designed for games that make full use of the navpad, such as Pro Evolution Soccer.

A third-party publisher also told Eurogamer that the pad’s designed to work with Street Fighter IV.

The controller was photographed at the ongoing Leipzig games developers convention, where a Microsoft spokesperson said it “offers enhancements to D-pad functionality, which will add to the experience of playing games where the D-pad is the primary control mechanism”.

The controller will initially only be available in Europe, Asia and Latin America. Microsoft has yet to state the price.

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