Xbox Adaptive Controller: Gaming is for Everyone!

Last week, Microsoft celebrated Global Accessibility Awareness Day by announcing the Xbox Adaptive Controller!

This controller has had a long, storied journey (there’s an in-depth piece about this on Microsoft Story Labs), and was designed with feedback and collaboration from people with disabilities. Designed primarily for gamers with limited mobility, you can adapt (get it?) the controller’s functions to create a custom experience—and play the games you love!


This past Friday, Inside Xbox aired the story behind how this awesome new controller came to be:


Get a closer look at the nuts and bolts (and wires and buttons) that the controller uses to help you play games:

When it launches later this year, the controller will be available on the Microsoft store, here. You can also sign up to be notified by email when it becomes available!

Suzanne Wallace
ID@Xbox Community Manager