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Redesigned Steam Controller Unveiled

Valve sends along an image of the redesigned Steam Controller, showing an array of buttons in the area formerly occupied by the touch screen display. They say they will be giving hands on demonstrations of this at the upcoming Game Developers Conference.

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2. Re: Redesigned Steam Controller Unveiled Mar 14, 2014, 20:18 ViRGE
 
Well I guess I can't be surprised that they're using the one layout that no one else has used yet: both sticks above, and the buttons down below. It certainly won't be confused with an XB1/PS4/WiiU controller.

That said, the lack of a D-pad seems to be a pretty big oversight. There's a reason why controllers have those buttons on a hard cross, as opposed to making them separate buttons. They're meant to be easy to shift among.
 
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