The Xbox One Octopus: Eight controllers, anyone?

Microsoft tries to up Sony by supporting more controllers on the Xbox One than the PS4. But...why?

In a weird game of oneupmanship, Microsoft decided that eight controllers on the Xbox One is better than seven on the PlayStation 3.

Blog VideoGamer reports that Microsoft put the details on the site about the controller cap, each having a 30 feet range. All this will be made possible by Microsoft's in-the-works new IR technology standard.

Perhaps this will usher in a new standard of multiplayer games - dance party games where no one is left out, extended band games (the Rock Band violin controller?) or the final death of LAN games.

If you want to know how both the PS4 and Xbox One controller fare against each other, check out our controllers showdown here.

[Source: GamingBolt]