Incredible Controller, Questionable Durability
Let me start by saying that I absolutely love this controller. As an avid gamer (and a highly skilled and competitive one at that), I have yet to find an MLG-legal controller that comes close to matching it. The two programmable bumpers are a godsend, the distinct d-pad a much needed improvement, and the adjustable joystick tension comes in handy too. That said, it did take a little breaking in, and the controller layout and joystick heights are different than the default Microsoft controllers, and I found the ABXY backlighting to be slightly distracting at night. Overall, I fully recommend this controller to everyone, however I do have some reservations about the durability of the build. First off, I've heard horror stories about the life of these controllers, and the joysticks on mine after 4+ months have taken to some quirky movements (especially when the tension is very tight). But, given that Razer has a no-hassle, very fast, very thorough replacement policy and that all the issues I've heard of are covered by the factory warranty, I'm sure that I'll end up exchanging my controller for a brand new one at no cost to myself.
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