It looks like the rumours and leaks were correct and a new Xbox One controller has been in the works, albeit with some minor conservative changes. We aren’t sure whether this is the controller alluded to in the leaks but it is an official Xbox One controller so the chances are high that this is it. The main new addition appears to be the inclusion of a 3.5mm headphone jack similar to the DS4 controller for the PlayStation 4. Dubbed ‘Covert  Forces’ the new controller does look pretty much the same minus the new paint job:

 

Covert Forces Controller

[UPDATE]– It appears that the controller is pretty much identical barring the inclusion of the headphone jack and new colour scheme. Looking at the technical specs suggests this too:

Technical Specifications

  • Delivery: Wireless Controller and (2x) AA batteries
  • 3.5mm jack
  • 10m range
  • Contain additional content
  • Up to eight wireless controllers can be simultaneously connected to the console
  • Menu and View button for easy navigation
  • Seamless Profile and controller-coupling – The Kinect sensor detects infrared Less Controller
  • Expansion Slot for accessories such as the Chat Headset
  • Compatible with the Xbox One Play & Charge Kit, the Xbox One stereo headset, the Xbox One Chat Headset and conventional headset with 3.5mm jack.
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Gaz

Proprietor of www.gameondaily.com and a die-hard gaming fan since I was old enough to hold a controller.

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6 Responses

  1. Not Impressed says:

    My N64 Jungle Green controller looks more appealing.

  2. steve-o says:

    LAME!!!!!!!!!!!

  3. 2000 and late with the audio jack lol

  4. Jay Kay says:

    So no volume controls? LOL, the previous adapter is still a more useful solution then.

    • Anonymous says:

      Software update probably.

      • Anonymous says:

        That’s what I’m thinking. I personally would have the options in the menu that opens when you double-tap the home button. They should have at least added a “shift” button somewhere, then assign the different volume and mute options to the face buttons and d-pad though.

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