Microsoft patents a new Xbox controller with LCD screen
One of the pieces of hardware that Microsoft boasts the most is its Xbox controller. Although it is true that sometimes some models have caused headaches, especially those in the range Elitethe reality is that many players prefer and choose before any other controller, including those playing on PC.
But it seems that Microsoft wants to go a step further. Proof of this is the record of a new patent related to the Xbox controller. This future command would have as a novelty and main identity a LCD display screen to facilitate the pairing of devices.
How will the new Xbox controller with LCD screen work?
As can be seen in the sketches, the new design retains the xbox button next to the traditional buttons of pause and menu that have been moved down to be between the sticks. LCD screen is not very big and would be incorporated into the controller without enlarging the casing frame.
The main function of the display would be indicate when the controller has been successfully paired to a device. However, one would expect this screen to give way to other purposes via software updates, perhaps in a similar way to how PlayStation controllers interact with its touchpad.
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The fact is that gaming in the cloud is becoming more and more viable thanks to the growing video library of xbox game pass, so an Xbox controller with an LCD screen is not unreasonable and Microsoft intends to evolve and facilitate the use of its ecosystem. At the moment, we can only wait for some progress or announcement from the North American company.