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It’s immediately clear when holding the PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox Series X|S that it’s a quality gamepad. Despite feeling impossibly lightweight, it’s sturdy and ergonomically pleasing, putting less strain on wrists than official Xbox options might.
Take a look at the new PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox Series X|S here:
Holding the Purple Camo option, I can’t help but draw comparisons to my other PowerA controllers - One for Xbox which is essentially the same of this but with in-built lighting, and one Spectra Nintendo Switch Wired Controller (which I wrote about here). Despite the Switch pad being slightly smaller, the new Enhanced Xbox model is the lightest of the three, which is impressive.
“Enough about how light it is”, I hear you cry. As I mentioned, it’s a comfy controller to hold. Whether playing Forza Horizon 5, Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six Siege or Yakuza: Like A Dragon, I had a wonderful time using my new Purple Camo friend.
Now, a wired gamepad isn’t always ideal for people who sit further from the screen, of course. Luckily, the PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller comes with a cable spanning 10ft/3m in length, which is more than satisfactory for most setups, especially if you’re using it with a PC or laptop instead.
Trying it out with the GeoBook 140X gaming laptop, I was comfortably playing on a 14.1 inch screen while sitting in an armchair. Then, while further back from the TV, playing my Series X, I was still enjoying the same levels of support from the gamepad.
As a wired option, the PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox Series X|S is a comfortable alternative to the first party, wireless models. With its long cable, pleasing grip and astonishingly light weight, you’re in the right place if you don’t want wireless play.
Enhanced Wired Controller for Xbox Series X|S - Purple Camo is available now. Review sample provided by publicist
Featured Image Credit: PowerA
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