Microsoft planning FPS-centric controller for Xbox 360?

Now this sounds promising: 

(Via xbox360fanboy.com)

Speaking at Gamefest, Microsoft hardware guru, Robert Walker Texas Ranger, spoke of a possible redesign of the 360 controller. This "advanced" — and optional — control would be in lieu of keyboard and mouse support — something Microsoft still has no intention of doing. Thus, the new control would feature a redesigned right analog stick to allow for more precision, mouse-like movements. Naturally this controller would appeal mostly to gamers who prefer first person shooters and possibly RTS games.

Full article: http://www.xbox360fanboy.com/2006/08/16/new-360-controller-in-the-works/ 

 

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