The arrival of a new generation of console is not always easy to manage, especially in the midst of a global pandemic. Materials problems, assembly line stops, uncertain launch, (too) limited stocks, the end of 2020 was not easy for Sony and Microsoft.

But all of that was the tip of the iceberg. Because after the pre-launch difficulties of consoles, post-launch concerns arise. Software and hardware bugs, machines that will unfortunately malfunction and more. Overall, the PS5 and Xbox Series X have been pretty well spared from the waves of trouble. Of course, with the rise of social networks, the few outages were immediately reported by the many players around the world.

Thanks to this, Sony and Microsoft were able to react more quickly in order to correct the various hiccups for the greatest pleasure and comfort of the players. Precisely, Microsoft has just announced that an annoying bug on Xbox controllers will soon be more than a distant and bad memory.

Xbox controller disconnections soon to be resolved

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The issue in question has affected thousands of players since the consoles were released last November. Many gamers are having great difficulty pairing their Xbox controllers with their new machine correctly. For other players, the problem is a little more annoying since they see their pads disconnect from the console even when they still have the battery. or working batteries.

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Since November, nearly 1,700 players have opened a ticket on Microsoft’s official forums to report this problem. Obviously, some games are more likely to cause this bug like Assassin’s Creed Valhalla or CyberPunk 2077. Good news, this mishap will soon be history if we believe a Microsoft spokesperson in the lines of our colleagues by The Verge.

We are aware that some gamers may experience disconnections with their new Xbox Wireless Controllers and our teams are actively working on a solution to be included in a future update.

We don’t yet know when this update will roll out, or if it will be a console update or just the controller. But the main thing is to tell yourself that Microsoft is aware of the problem and that it will be fixed quickly.