The Xbox Adaptive Controller Was Almost Canceled Before Teams Across Microsoft Rebelled

Microsoft’s Xbox Adaptive Controller almost didn’t make the cut into production, but it sounds like teams from across the company intervened to see that the project received its funding.In an interview with microsoft-xbox-adaptive-controller-interview">The Verge, Microsoft corporate vice president of Windows and devices Robin Seiler revealed the Xbox Adaptive Controller was once “on the cut list,” and at risk of losing funding. The controller initially began as an employee-driven effort to improve accessibility options, seeing its first iterations at company hack-a-thons.According to Seiler, employees across the Xbox and Surface teams saved the project, leading to collaboration between global divisions determined to…

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