Team Up With Your Friends for Hot Action Gaming on Your PC – Stories

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REDMOND,Wash。

Sept。

24,1996Dropwhatyouredoingandrouseyourbestfriends(oryourdeadliestgamingenemies)forano-holds-barredsessionofyourmostchallengingPCgame。

WiththeMicrosoftSideWinder#153;gamepad,announcedtoday,youanduptothreeofyourfriendscancompeteheadtoheadtofindoutwhosNo。

1。

TheSideWindergamepadjoinstheSideWinder3DProandSideWinderStandardjoysticksasthenewestmemberofMicrosoftslineofgamecontroldevicesforthePC。

ThegamepadusesthesameinnovativeDigitalOverDrivetechnologydevelopedbytheMicrosofthardwaregroupfortheSideWinder3DProjoystick。

WiththeintroductionoftheSideWindergamepad,Microsoftcontinuesitscommitmenttobringingaction-packedgamingtothePC,saidRickThompson,vicepresidentofthehardwaregroupatMicrosoft。

TheSideWindergamepadgivesgamerswhattheywantacomfortable,full-functionalitypadwithmultiplayersupportandcustomizablesoftwareatapricetheycanafford。

WinningFeatures,SeriousComfortandDurability

Sure,itsfuntoplayafewroundsofyourfavoritegameagainstyourPC。

Butjoininginwithuptothreefriends(orfiercerivals)canbeinfinitelymorefunandchallenging。

SideWinderistheonlygamepadthatoffersfull-function,multiplayergamingwithoutrequiringajunctionbox。

Gamerscandaisy-chainuptofourSideWindergamepadsforrousinghead-to-headcompetitiveplayingamesthatsupportmultipleplayers。

Allbuttonsandtriggersondaisy-chainedSideWindergamepadsstayfullyfunctional。

Socrankuptheaction!

Thegamepadssixbuttons,twofingertriggersandeight-wayCrossKeypadarewithineasyreachforthosequick-reflexmaneuvers。

Itsergonomicdesignoffersacomfortablefitforawiderangeofhandsizesandallowsgamerstomaintainasolidgrip。

MicrosoftdesignedtheSideWindergamepadtowithstandtherough-and-tumblethatinevitablyoccurswhentheactionheatsup。

ThequalityanddurabilityoftheMicrosoftSideWindergamepadisbackedbyaone-yearwarranty。

CustomizableSoftware;HardwareHot-Plugging

Todaysactiongamesaregettingmorecomplex,andtheSideWindergamepadhelpsgamersmeetthechallenge。

TheGameDeviceProfilersoftwarefortheWindows95operatingsystem,whichshipswiththegamepad,letsplayerscreatemacrosandmaphard-to-remembermultibuttoncombinationsorkeyboardstrokestoasinglegamepadbutton,forswift-and-deadlystrokes。

Inadditiontomakingiteasytoprogramuptoeightshortcutmovespergame,thesoftwareenablesplayerstoredirectbuttonassignmentsingameswrittentosupporttheSideWindergamepad。

TheSideWindergamepadalsosupportshot-plugging,whichmeansgamersdonothavetorestarttheirPCswhenadditionaldevicesareaddedorunplugged。

Gamerscanalsohot-pluganyjoystickintotheSideWindergamepad,makingiteasytoswitchbetweenthetwodevices。

SoftwareautomaticallydetectschangeswhentheMicrosoftSideWinder3DProjoystickishot-plugged。

GamesSampler

TheSideWindergamepadalsoshipswithasamplerofthreeWindows-95basedgames,sogamerscanjumprightintotheaction。


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