Chat Pad for Xbox One controller releasing in November

By Stephany Nunneley, Tuesday, 4 August 2015 15:39 GMT

Microsoft will release a mini-keyboard attachment for the Xbox One controller in November the company announced at gamescom 2015.


The Chat Pad is a small keyboard which attaches to the controller. It will make it much easier to, well, chat and will also make things easier when using the new DVR function.

It contains a backlit keypad and audio controls and new programmable keys will be made available mid-2016. The Xbox One Wireless Controller is sold separately, obviously.

The Chat Pad will be released on November 10, and is available for pre-order now. Amazon US has it listed for $34.99.

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