Xbox 360 Controller API for WPF RRS feed

  • Question

  • Hi,

    I am working on a WPF-based application that needs to interface with an Xbox 360 controller. Since XNA appears to be deprecated, what is Microsoft's officially supported mechanism for incorporating the controller in .NET? Ideally, I would like to not involve dependencies on 3rd-party software.



    • Moved by Bob Ding Friday, July 14, 2017 1:15 AM
    Tuesday, July 4, 2017 4:13 PM

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  • Hi,

    For WPF, XNA is not out of date, XNA still as a good .NET analog to Microsoft's better known game development system: DirectX.

    As far as I know, these is no new mechanism  to incorporating the Xbox 360 controller in .NET.

    For UWP,  XNA is out of date, because in UWP you may not need XNA.

    Best Regards,


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