8bitDow has brought its arcade stick to the Xbox. The battle stick, originally slated to launch in 2021 for Nintendo Switch and PC, is the first Xbox-licensed wireless arcade stick, and works with the Xbox Series X, Xbox One, and Windows PC. It’s available for pre-order now for $119.99, and 8BitDo plans to launch it on June 30th. street fighter 6 launching today, and tekken 8 At some point, you’ll have no shortage of great fighting games to play with.
This fight stick is built to be a solid entry-level model, yet it has a strong set of buttons and capabilities that should pique the interest of even experienced fight stick fiddlers. In addition to mimicking the Xbox controller’s face buttons, it has the LSB and RSB buttons (replicating clicking in the left or right analog stick), a toggle switch to choose whether to use the stick as the left analog stick, the right analog stick, or the right analog stick. mapped or not. Directional Pad.
Once you plug in the included 2.4GHz wireless adapter that plugs into your Xbox or PC, it can be used wirelessly for up to 30 hours per charge. Alternatively, you can plug it in for a wired connection for latency improvements. In terms of audio passthrough, it has a 3.5mm jack for a headset or headphones.
Like 8bitDow’s previous arcade stick for Switch and PC that’s still available for the low price of $89.99, its buttons can be customized within the company’s Ultimate software. Not only that, it can be opened if you want to customize its components. It supports 30mm and 24mm buttons, and its joystick mounting plate supports “almost every arcade stick ever made,” in 8BitDo’s words, including Sanwa and Seimitsu hardware.