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What is that weird port next that headphone jack on the back of the controller?    

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I believe the port next to the headphone jack on the bottom of the controller is primarily for the Xbox One chatpad accessory. But I don't own the XB1 chatpad add-on, so I can't say with 100% certainty that my assumption is correct. 

 

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I bought the 360 counterpart shortly after it appeared (Which plugged into a similar port in the same location) and loved it, but I'm just not sending many text messages to people these days on Xbox Live. So I wouldn't get the use out of it to justify the high price of a 1st party chatpad (They seem to go for around $40-$45).

 

I'm also not sure I like how it looks tacked on in the XB1 iteration. The 360 counterpart looked like it was always there after it was installed and it was invisible to your hands during gameplay beyond some added weight to the controller.

 

 

Edited by Atariboy

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It was originally for an adapter to use the headset on the controller, but it used a different sized jack than the 360 controller.

 

Yes it was a stupid decision and promptly fixed for the Xbox One S controller...

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already broke one controller on Kingdom Hearts 3 Big Hero 6 boss fight.  Out to get another tomorrow.  Rotten gamer rage settin off my anxiety

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no wonder these modern controllers break soo easily they are soo hollow on the inside.

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Literally never broken any kind of post-crash controller in my life. What are you doing with these things?

Edited by spacecadet
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raging and throwing'em to the floor over parts in Kingdom Hearts 3. I have another one but the right stick drifts up.

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