Is Microsoft… the Good Guy? - Xbox Adaptive Controller

  • Published: 08 April 2019
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    The Xbox Adaptive Controller is an accessibility-focused interface that lets people of all ability levels enjoy gaming on the Xbox One.

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Comments • 3 389

  • Blake Lowe
    Blake Lowe  2 days back

    Ahhh I want a PC so bad I would literally sell my console and my Seagate with my account just to have 1

    • Stormy 21
      Stormy 21  3 days back

      What I’ve learned is: never ride with Linus driving. 💀

      • MsRevvy
        MsRevvy  4 days back

        it took me half way through this video to realize that this is perfect for disabled people and I think that its amazing. I play video games for fun sure but on the other hand the amount of people you meet is amazing. I may not know them in person but I know who they are on the inside even if they are disable in some way. I wouldn't know but I know what kind of person they are.

        • Nintendo Master 64
          Nintendo Master 64  4 days back

          I think no as Microsoft is Obsessed with kids playing Call Of Duty and crap.

          • Mitchell Phillips
            Mitchell Phillips  5 days back

            What about someone with no arms or legs? Does it have voice activated controls? No? Not very "inclusive"

            • Serouj Ghazarian
              Serouj Ghazarian  6 days back

              4:11-4:12 "plug in another switch"
              Excuse me?

              • Ian Upton
                Ian Upton  6 days back

                Linus: no one needs that many exes...

                Me: 😏

                • Dexx Eve
                  Dexx Eve  6 days back

                  Seriously you are as stupid as you look for making this video, egotistic adult kid. You could have given this to someone that isn't able-bodied or shown its potential with someone that has a disability and a gamer! There is such a thing as a healthy body, and people that are disabled and/or are handicapped to use a normal controller ( so this product is far from normal, really? Are you that ignorant you insult/mock people indirectly by not saying what its use case is) why not make this video to show how technology is trying to cater to those that might not be as fortunate as you. abled. You come off like an idiot. Why not get someone with a disability to see how useful it can be or show off its usefulness. Not an able-bodied person that is fortunate enough in life to show a device off like it's for abled bodied people that get it to check it off as a normal accessory for hum to get views and money from it You should have got someone that would see benefit from it. Someone that isn't as able as you or fortunate or lucky. Ignorant idiot. Or let someone that would love to use it due to there disability and share the profit of the video to a charity.

                  • chefxy mui
                    chefxy mui  6 days back

                    Adaptive mate helping make tech that might help those that are disabled and into games. Like you the fact your mind is not adaptive enough to say what it is made for. Why not use your resources to make this a feel-good thing or give away to a gamer in your fan base that has a disability, let them see if it is worth it not you

                • TheHypedDude
                  TheHypedDude  6 days back

                  21 players.


                  • Diego Sandoval R.
                    Diego Sandoval R.  7 days back

                    well the fact that those ports are common 3.5 jacks has opened the field for easy tinkering. Anything that can produce a signal can be turned into an input through basic tinkering, soldering and what not. So thanks a lot, for this makey makey on steroids

                    • LondonY 323
                      LondonY 323  2 weeks back


                      • goatonwheelz
                        goatonwheelz  2 weeks back

                        great on you linus for making this video

                        • taco10lex
                          taco10lex  2 weeks back

                          the xbox Controller is to big for me so that "Adaptive Controller" is just wow

                          • bloodwolfrules
                            bloodwolfrules  2 weeks back

                            No, their the baaadddd guuuyyy, duh

                            • stephen zork Review
                              stephen zork Review  2 weeks back

                              good review

                              • Haela
                                Haela  2 weeks back

                                I'm glad they made this for the people with physical/neurologic conditions who can have an easier time gaming through this instead of some of the homemade work-arounds we occasionally see on the news. Yeah, its expensive and complicated but like Linus said, for sure Microsoft isn't gonna break even on this and the PR isn't worth it either.

                                • xxxShadowBeastxxx
                                  xxxShadowBeastxxx  2 weeks back

                                  Well microsoft beat apple at something

                                  • Goat pepper herbal tea
                                    Goat pepper herbal tea  3 weeks back

                                    Why not use normal controller I’m so confused the benefit

                                    • noname noname
                                      noname noname  3 weeks back

                                      hmm... someone without hands managed to use the controller by laying out on his lap, but that's very hard to do

                                      • SniperSam
                                        SniperSam  3 weeks back

                                        Microsoft just knows how to market.

                                        • Ismael Gomez
                                          Ismael Gomez  3 weeks back

                                          Apple: Let’s kill the headphone jack with the iPhone 7

                                          Xbox: are you dumb or are you dumb?

                                          • SwollenRhino
                                            SwollenRhino  3 weeks back

                                            I made it for my friend with ALS! Thanks for buying my work! I work with Fortune 500 corporations an have been since 2008!

                                            • Allen Naorem
                                              Allen Naorem  3 weeks back

                                              Hawkins would have gg wped Darksouls no hits with that.

                                              Anyways, jokes aside, that's real nice on Microsoft's part.

                                              • UMA SHARMA
                                                UMA SHARMA  3 weeks back

                                                it is really really good of microsoft to think outside of the box
                                                i love their way of bringing thoughts ......
                                                dats why im xbox fan

                                                btw linus im in love with dat tv stand ......

                                                plzz tell m3 which is dat one

                                                • Victor Ferreyra
                                                  Victor Ferreyra  3 weeks back

                                                  Microsoft: I made this controller with two big buttons
                                                  Nintendo: hmmmm seems familiar...
                                                  DK Bongos: Am I a joke to you?

                                                  • Normal cereal
                                                    Normal cereal  4 weeks back

                                                    I heard that they made like a halo themed prospetic arm for a disabled kid

                                                    • Sir Digby Chicken Caesar

                                                      Lol literally the first sentence in this video is absolute bullshit. Off.

                                                      • DuckoSpucko
                                                        DuckoSpucko  4 weeks back

                                                        why is one button $65?

                                                        • Prateek Panwar
                                                          Prateek Panwar  4 weeks back

                                                          A typical day with Xbox Adaptive and One mixed controller
                                                          Friend: Turn Left
                                                          Me: tilts analog to right
                                                          Bams into tree

                                                          • Caden Hoover
                                                            Caden Hoover  4 weeks back

                                                            This... This is why Xbox is better

                                                            • El Asesino
                                                              El Asesino  4 weeks back

                                                              a giant leap for mankind

                                                              • Liam Niedworok
                                                                Liam Niedworok  4 weeks back

                                                                You can put that on your food

                                                                • Kelli Garman
                                                                  Kelli Garman  4 weeks back

                                                                  intresting chanel

                                                                  • sluthster
                                                                    sluthster  4 weeks back

                                                                    out of no where he starts talking about this tower, like stfu

                                                                    • theuglyname
                                                                      theuglyname  4 weeks back

                                                                      Imagine someone playing Dark Souls with this...

                                                                      • Zinoxe
                                                                        Zinoxe  4 weeks back

                                                                        Sony: We got better graphics
                                                                        Minecraft: We accept everyone.
                                                                        Sony: FUCK

                                                                        • b t s n
                                                                          b t s n  4 weeks back

                                                                          that green button is 65 bucks? what the fuck

                                                                          • Nick
                                                                            Nick  4 weeks back

                                                                            "fits 420mm size fans in the front"


                                                                          • Darciukas
                                                                            Darciukas  4 weeks back

                                                                            why is the buddy button so expensive?

                                                                            • Ele Os has a gun
                                                                              Ele Os has a gun  1 months back

                                                                              Xbox: has 50 headphone jacks
                                                                              Apple: *apple has left the chat*
                                                                              Nintendo: 7:32 ima sue you
                                                                              Xbox: *xbox has left the chat*

                                                                              • the yoyo master
                                                                                the yoyo master  3 weeks back

                                                                                Nintendo doesnt really sue many people. Thats apple.

                                                                            • 777 777
                                                                              777 777  1 months back

                                                                              Not a shocker considering Microsoft was owned by
                                                                              Bill gates...

                                                                              • BIG BRAIN
                                                                                BIG BRAIN  1 months back

                                                                                its not that Apple doesn't put jacks, its that Microsoft bought them all

                                                                                • Eyon ZéNuno
                                                                                  Eyon ZéNuno  1 months back

                                                                                  BIG BRAIN u have a big brain indeed 🧠

                                                                              • inadequate ben
                                                                                inadequate ben  1 months back

                                                                                i came from a Scuf review, and then got a scuf ad on this video.

                                                                                • xSKOOBSx
                                                                                  xSKOOBSx  1 months back

                                                                                  This was approached in exactly the right way. Props to Linus.

                                                                                  • Dalethegamerite 11
                                                                                    Dalethegamerite 11  1 months back

                                                                                    Apple couldn’t use the jack because Microsoft took them all

                                                                                    • Peekofwar
                                                                                      Peekofwar  1 months back

                                                                                      5:05 - Wibbly lever

                                                                                      • Bodie Buckby
                                                                                        Bodie Buckby  1 months back

                                                                                        is he seriously using another monitor or camera screen to play when he could TURN HIS HEAD LEFT??

                                                                                        • DartME
                                                                                          DartME  1 months back

                                                                                          I’m so proud of this company