How video game controllers got a lot more accessible

In the final chapter of our Vergecast “creators series,” Alex Cranz talks with Ben Heck, who has been modding game systems and controllers since the early 2000s, which led to his project creating single-handed video game controllers.

Alex also talks with Bryce Johnson, who is one of the inventors of the Xbox Adaptive Controller, the game controller designed for gamers with limited mobility.

Relevant links:
One-handed DualSense (video)
Design A 3D Printed Controller Modification For accessibility! (video)
One Handed PS4 Controller – Accessible Controller by Evil (video)
Microsoft announces Xbox Adaptive Controller for players with disabilities
Microsoft’s Adaptive Accessories are designed to be customizable inputs

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