Microsoft has encouraged america to whip retired our wallet and pony up for immoderate blistery caller controllers based connected Forza and Halo, but if you don't person the currency to spare, your old Xbox One controllers inactive enactment with the Xbox Series X/S ... and those aged controllers are astir to get a small spot better. Microsoft is presently investigating a firmware update for Bluetooth-enabled Xbox One controllers, Xbox Elite 2, and Xbox Adaptive controllers that offers amended cross-device connectivity and reduced latency.
The update allows for amended cross-device connectively by supporting Bluetooth Low Energy. According to Microsoft's Blog post connected the topic, "You volition beryllium capable to play wirelessly connected Windows 10 PCs, iOS 15+, and Android devices with Bluetooth Low Energy for distant play from your console oregon unreality gaming with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate connected the go. After installing the firmware update, these controllers volition retrieve 1 Bluetooth big (e.g., smartphone) and 1 Xbox Wireless big (e.g., Xbox console), truthful you tin rapidly and seamlessly power betwixt antecedently connected devices with a elemental double-tap of the brace button."
The caller update besides delivers Dynamic Latency, allowing controller inputs to question to your Xbox Series X/S console much efficiently, efficaciously offering a much responsive experience.
"We are excited to bring caller bundle features to Xbox One controllers with Bluetooth support, Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and Xbox Adaptive Controllers that were antecedently disposable lone connected adjacent gen Xbox Series X/S controllers," continues the post. "The firmware update is disposable to Alpha Skip-Ahead and Alpha users today, and volition beryllium disposable to further formation rings successful the weeks to come."
It's worthy noting that these features were antecedently lone disposable for "next-gen" Xbox Series X/S controllers, and this update lone applies to Bluetooth-enabled Xbox One controllers, Xbox Elite 2, and Xbox Adaptive controllers. Still, if you person 1 of those controllers, this caller update rolls retired to insiders starting today.