The new Copilot feature lets two Xbox One controllers act as one

by Madalina Dinita
Madalina Dinita
Madalina Dinita
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If you’re an Xbox One Insider, you’ve probably noticed that the recent OS updates bring a series of interesting new features. There’s a revamped Home screenCortana reminders and alarms for your gaming sessions, more transparent system updates and the new Copilot feature.

Microsoft strongly believes that the upcoming Xbox One Creators Update should support multiple controllers at the same time. Thanks to the new Copilot feature, two different controllers will act as if they were one and fulfill their wish.

Using two controllers on Xbox One is now easier

The new Copilot option adds more fun to the game and allows skilled players to take things over when their partners are in trouble, perfect for letting parents and kids play games together more often. In addition, the new Xbox One cooperative controls apply for any peripheral configurations including racing pedals.

Take for instance our new Copilot feature which allows two controllers to act as if they were one. This will help make Xbox One more inviting to new gamers needing assistance, more fun by adding cooperative controls for any game and easier for players who need unique configurations to play — whether that is with hands apart, hand and chin, hand and foot, etc..

Microsoft has also added new enhancements to Magnifier and Narrator as well and more options over audio output and custom rumble settings on regular Xbox controllers. Such advanced control options were available only on the Xbox Elite Controller.

For more information on how to connect two controllers to your Xbox One, check out the video below:


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