My family was skeptical when I informed them of my purchase, but as soon as I opened it they all agreed that it was worth the money. The removable vibration modules are a big deal. Users can add concave or domed thumbsticks, a control disk d-pad, and extended triggers. Make it yours The Scuf Vantage takes customization a step further. They did offer to fix it but that would have been ~2 weeks to get fixed with round trip slow shipping so they can bite me.
Available in two heights and two shapes: - Rounded and precise, the domed shape is tailored for accuracy. Of the two controllers, I preferred the wireless model, though both are equally great. We even have speed charts for the latest games so you can dial in the destruction on your controller. You can also pull out the analog sticks at this point and swap in different ones if you wish--it's all tool-less. That will add an extra £19. This was a gift for my wife ordered a week before Christmas day and it arrived faster than I thought with it being a hand painted customized product. The controller definitely looks and feels premium.
The touchpad in the centre, is a little smoother and features less of the dotted pattern than the official pad, but is just as functional. But this late in the generation I can't justify the prices. And I have been unable to figure out how to fix that. In addition to the back paddles, the Vantage has two extra buttons on the left and right-hand sides. Oh also a tip, they don't tell you till after youve paid that artwork will add to the assembly time because its all hand painted they dont just throw some crummy decal on it.
However, there are notable concessions like a lack of key system functions, stiff paddles, and a rigid d-pad. I really like how the box opens from the top like a music box. . A perfect fit for the right thumbstick. Rapid Fire Mods Why stop with an awesome looking controller? Find all news on gaming controllers. Options include domed or concave sticks with lengths ranging from medium through to regular and long.
More minor adjustments, the type needed to excel in first person shooters, for example, left dead zones where the on-screen cursor was completely unresponsive. Even though they're light to the touch, they're hardly ever mistakenly pressed. For instance, when playing Destiny 2, I kept jump and slide to the two most prominent back paddles, while the reload and switch weapons functions were remapped to the sax buttons. Then take the key off the back and move it at least 5cm away for the remapping to complete. An audio touchbar at the front of the controller offers easy access to headset volume controls, and players can tap the touch bar to mute their mic. It would be nice to have two extra buttons anyway.
Figuring I was doing something wrong, I consulted Google, only to find out that others were struggling with the same problem. Extenders are fully removable and come in two lengths. The Vantage is actually similar to an Xbox One controller with its asymmetrical thumbstick placement. I have both a matte and gloss versions of controllers and they look immaculate, but the deadpool modded version is my fav by far. More minor adjustments, the type needed to excel in first person shooters, for example, left dead zones where the on-screen cursor was completely unresponsive.
For instance, when playing Destiny 2, I kept jump and slide to the two most prominent back paddles, while the reload and switch weapons functions were remapped to the sax buttons. Pressing down on the left thumbstick is predominately used for sprinting in a lot of games, but as you push down, you need a reasonable amount of strength to push down and be comfortable. Shells, grips, triggers, thumbsticks, rings, buttons and trims are available in a wide range of colors. Still need some help with your mods? Controllers are well designed and built with an attention to detail like none other. I wish Sony left the sticks and D-Pad in its original location, like the Dual Shock 4. Re-tested and was good to go.
Overall, I should be able to recommend Vantage. Everything else I prefer a regular controller after testing games out. You can opt to remove the symbols on the face buttons if you so wish, for £4. Although it looks bulky at first glance, the Vantage doesn't feel cumbersome to hold. Opting for the digital camo series like I have here sees prices start at £109. On initial inspection, Vantage feels great in the hand. Proud of what you've made? The directional pad can also be replaced with a circle pad, and the trigger covers pop off in case you want to add longer ones in their place.
Being able to jump, switch to a new weapon, and reload almost simultaneously and without removing my thumbs from the joysticks has been critical in helping me squeeze out victories in particularly tricky situations. I have found and ordered a couple of these from ebay:. Once tested I soldered the wires to the switches, and reassembled it. Pure Awesomeness 5 It not only works on shooting games, but it also works on Minecraft on the console as well! Remapping is a bit of a fiddly process though, especially compared to the simplicity of the Xbox Accessories app for the Xbox One Elite Controller. Last week at E3 in Los Angeles, I got my hands on a finalized version of the Vantage.