Which the Best Xbox 360 remote Controllers for gaming

The controller is clearly an essential tool in any gamer’s arsenal. Without one, the game is hard to play, isn’t it? When it comes to the Best Xbox 360 remote Controllers for gaming, the standard controller is perfect. It fits comfortably in your hand, has accessible buttons, and your fingers are less likely to fall off its concave sticks and triggers. Why fix what is not broken?

Just because Xbox One is constantly expanding its back-compatible library doesn’t mean you should move away from your trusted Xbox 360. If you still plan to keep your Xbox 360 around, or if you have sold the successful Microsoft console, here are some great controllers that will help you enjoy your gaming time even more.

Why you need a Xbox 360 Controllers for gaming?

Xbox 360 Controllers for gaming
Xbox 360 Controllers for gaming

Wired and wireless versions are compatible with Microsoft PC operating systems, such as Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, and Windows 10.

Wireless controllers run on AA batteries or rechargeable battery packs. Wired controllers can be connected to any USB port on the console or to a connected USB hub.9

Design:

The Xbox 360 controller has the same basic familiar button layout as the Controller, but a few helpful buttons have been removed. The “Back” and “Start” buttons have been moved to a more central position on the controller’s face, and the “White” and “Black” buttons have been moved and replaced with two new bumpers on the back of the controller located on the analog triggers. The front of the controller has a 2.5mm TRS connector, which allows users to attach a headset for voice communication. It features a proprietary serial connector (divided into 2 parts on either side of the headset connector) for the use of additional accessories such as chat pads.

On August 1, 2010, Microsoft’s Larry Hribb (aka Major Nelson) released a new design for the Xbox control0 controller set to replace the wireless controller integrated with the Play and Charge Kit. Among the small changes, such as the size of analog stick tops and gray face buttons, the new controller has a consistent directional pad that can be switched to a disc-type D-pad or a plus-shaped D-pad. The control pad was released exclusively in North America via Play & Charge Kits in November 2010, and in Europe in February 2011.

Layout:

The Xbox 360 controller provides a standard USB human interface device software interface, but is designed for the Microsoft XInput interface library. Although many PC video games support the XInput library, some games may not work with this controller.

Last A standard Xbox 360 controller features eleven digital buttons, two analog triggers, two analog sticks, and a digital D-pad. The right face of the controller features four digital action buttons: a green A button, red B button, blue X button, and yellow Y button. The lower right houses the right analog stick, in lower left is a digital D-pad and on the left face is the left analog stick. Both analog sticks can also be clicked in to activate a digital button beneath.

In the center of the controller face are digital “Start”, “Back” and “Guide” buttons. The “Guide” button is labelled with the Xbox logo, and is used to turn on the console/controller and to access the guide menu. It is also surrounded by the “ring of light”, which indicates the controller number, as well as flashing when connecting and to provide notifications. The left and right “shoulders” each feature a digital shoulder button, or “bumper”, and an analog trigger.

Wireless controllers also feature an additional “connect” button located between the “bumpers” to facilitate syncing with the console.

Standard colors

Wired controllers are only available in white and black (Xbox 360 S color scheme). However, wireless controllers are available in numerous different colors including:

White controllers were bundled with the Arcade and Pro consoles; also sold separately.

Black controllers came with the Elite to match the case; also sold separately. (UPC/EAN 0885370145717, 885370239393)

Dark Blue controllers were released in October 2007 (US only)

Light Blue controllers were released in October 2007 (Europe and Japan only)

Pink controllers were also released in October 2007.

Black S and White S controllers are bundled with Xbox 360 S consoles. These differ from their original counterparts in that they are completely one color, rather than with grey accents. The guide button has a mirror like finish, and the analog sticks and D-pad are color matched. The bottom edge of this controller also features a gloss finish to match the Xbox 360 S 250 GB case design. “S” controllers also replace the Microsoft branding above the charging port with an Xbox 360 logo.

Still, there are lots of differently designed Xbox 360 controllers. Here are the best ones based on price, features and brand.

Microsoft Xbox 360 Wireless Controller Black (Renewed) (Controller Only)

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Hardware Platform Microsoft, Xbox 360
Brand Xbox 360
Color Black
Connectivity Technology Wireless
Item Dimensions LxWxH 20 x 12 x 3 inches

About this item

360 remote Controllers for gaming

  • Wireless freedom provides increased comfort during gameplay and eliminates troublesome cords
  • Next-generation precision, speed and accuracy maximize the gaming experience
  • 4GHz technology with 30′ range accommodates almost any room size and ensures lag-free play
  • Adjustable vibration feedback for longer battery life

Product description

Using optimized technology, the Xbox 360 Wireless Controller lets you enjoy a 30-foot range and up to 40 hours of life on the two included AA batteries – and when they run low, you’re given ample warning so you can connect a Play & Charge Kit for uninterrupted play. Plug the Xbox 360 Headset into the controller for full two-way voice communication: a wireless first.

Product Features

  • 4GHz wireless technology with 30-foot range
  • Use up to four controllers simultaneously on one console
  • Integrated headset port for Xbox LIVE play Adjustable vibration feedback for longer battery life New left and right shoulder buttons are designed for ease of use
  • Great new look with a matte black finish and gloss accents or Matte blue finish with gloss turquoise accents
  • Use the Xbox 360 Guide button to keep track of your friends, access your games and media, or power on and off your Xbox 360 console

Product information

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Other Technical Details

Brand ‎Xbox 360
Item model number ‎X853164-005-BULK-R
Hardware Platform ‎Microsoft, Xbox 360
Item Weight ‎10.4 ounces
Product Dimensions ‎20 x 12 x 3 inches
Item Dimensions LxWxH ‎20 x 12 x 3 inches
Color ‎Black
tech_spec_battery_description_toys ‎AA
Batteries ‎2 AA batteries required.
Manufacturer ‎Microsoft Software
ASIN ‎B018UKLVXG
Is Discontinued By Manufacturer ‎No
Date First Available ‎December 2, 2015

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Customer Reviews 4.3 out of 5 stars    719 ratings

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Best Sellers Rank #13,135 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
#7 in Xbox 360 Remotes

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