We got our hands on an Xbox Chatpad a few days before the commercial release on Tuesday, and we wanted to share some photos and thoughts with you. Nice of us, eh?
Here is the mini-keyboard in all it's boxed up glory:
Click the cut for the un-wrappening!
We tore the cover off:
Then noticed this: It's a new mute button for the 360 headset.
A closer look:
And then we checked out the keyboard... Here's how your controllers mate:
Two have become one in a glorious union of souls and bodies:
Full "Qwerty" style... Nice.
it snaps right on to your controller and basically does exactly what you'd expect. Also, although you can't see this in the picture, the keys emit a little bit of light, for in-the-dark playing.
We admit it looks a little awkward, but it's surprisingly easy to get used to.
The final test is the most important...how does it work for sending horrible threats and messages to my online "friends?"