Street Fighter 6 is out for Xbox and PC, and it’s getting some of the best reviews ever for not only the long-running Capcom fighting game series, but fighting games in general. Hardcore fighting game fans play the game with arcade sticks instead of a typical gamepad, and today controller company 8Bitdo announced a new wireless arcade stick designed for both Xbox consoles and PC.
The 8Bitdo Arcade Stick for Xbox is actually the first wireless controller to be approved by Microsoft. Xbox Series S, Xbox Series XAnd Xbox one Consoles It also works on PCs with Windows 10 and above.
Design-wise, the new wireless 8Bitdo arcade stick is essentially the same as the one it released a few years ago for Nintendo Switch and PC. You still have a large joystick and eight large buttons that are perfect for fighting game players. You also have two macro buttons on top along with the Xbox menu button.
Not only can you program all the buttons and joysticks on this controller with 8Bitdo software, but the company also lets you physically replace the buttons:
Change 30mm/24mm arcade buttons to your liking. Universal joystick mounting plate supports virtually every arcade stick ever: Sanwa JLF / Sanwa JLW Seimitsu / L3 33, 55, 56, 58.
The 2.4Ghz wireless connection allows gamers with the arcade stick to play for up to 30 hours on a single charge without plugging in headphones, or up to 20 hours with headphones. You can still physically connect it to an Xbox or PC. It takes about four hours to fully charge the battery.
The bad news is that the new wireless 8Bitdo Arcade Stick for Xbox and PC isn’t available yet. It will start shipping from June 30. The good news is that you can pre-order the controller. Either white or Black version Now on Amazon for $119.99. That means he must arrive on time to play. Mortal Kombat 1 in September.
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