Valve's redesigned Steam Controller drops touchscreen panel

Shawn Knight

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Steam Developer Days is in full swing at this point and the first major announcement we’ve learned is that Valve has redesigned its Steam Controller. Specifically, the central touchscreen has been dropped in place of two grids of four buttons...

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St1ckM4n

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That's the death of it. Now the only saving grace is the experimental touchpads, which IMO will suck. SInce the touchscreen is gone, we are still bound to the same console-orientated controller schemes as always.
 
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theBest11778

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Cost is my guess as well. It's hard to charge $200 for a controller that no one knows if they'll even want to use it.