This Xbox Adaptive Controller Mod Makes It Nintendo Switch Compatible

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The Xbox Adaptive Controller has been an vital step for making video games extra accessible, nevertheless it’s had an apparent downside–it’s solely suitable with Xbox. However, one man has discovered a strategy to change this, customizing an Xbox Adaptive Controller to work on Switch for his daughter.

Rory Steel, head of the Digital Jersey Academy, tweeted out a video of his daughter enjoying The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild on Switch utilizing a closely custom-made Xbox Adaptive Controller. There’s plenty of cables concerned, and he says that that is solely the primary model, with additional iterations to come back. But all of it works, and his daughter is clearly very happy.

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has shared the tweet as nicely, calling it “incredible.” Steel posted an in-progress photograph earlier, too, exhibiting how a lot wire work was concerned. He accomplished the undertaking in a single weekend.

Microsoft stated again at E3 2018 that it will like to see the controller working on PS4 and Switch, and whereas official help has not come, it appears prefer it’s technically potential on Switch at the very least.

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