Retrobit DC controller update

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ReaderRagfish
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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#11 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:41 pm

Has anyone used any of retro bit's new controllers? They look really good.

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Anthony817
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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#12 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 3:58 pm

I haven't yet, I was waiting on the wireless Saturn and DC pads. But if you are worried about build quality, worry no more! :mrgreen:



This guy pretty much tries to destroy them yet they hold up really well!
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Xiden
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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#13 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:08 pm

I bought the genesis and Saturn controllers. For the most part they are 1:1. Saturn left right bumpers are a little different click style but still works. Genesis 6 button is perfect imo

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ReaderRagfish
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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#14 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 4:38 pm

Cool. I'm excited for all the stuff they're making. Would like to try the Tribute 64 and their Genesis/Saturn pads.

Also, a Dreamcast controller with a Saturn D Pad sounds like a dream come true. I bought my Dreamcast for fighting games, and while the Dreamcast D Pad is okay, it should have been way better considering it's from the same people who made the amazing Genesis and Saturn D Pads.

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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#15 » Wed Jun 12, 2019 5:02 pm

Yeah, now all those arcade games and classic emulators will feel more legit with this one.

Edit: Metaljesusrocks posted this on Twitter, a better angle and close up view.

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Double Edit, more pictures of the back, side and top! Thanks to Bad_Ad84 for the pictures!

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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#16 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 1:18 pm

Have you guys ever used the ascii FT pad? I can't imagine it getting any better than that for arcade games and classic emulators, no?

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Anthony817
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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#17 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 2:18 pm

Same layout, but better imho, as now you don't have to switch out controllers depending on games and play style. Plus. the potential for the wireless version having dual analogs means that we could hex edit the 1srt_read.bin executable to use these extra inputs and stick for playing FPS games much better. They responded to me when I asked about info on it, but this was their response.

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Check out their official tweet about it themselves, and read the replies from others as this is getting a lot of positive exposure now and picking up steam.

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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#18 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 5:09 pm

Anthony817 wrote:I haven't yet, I was waiting on the wireless Saturn and DC pads. But if you are worried about build quality, worry no more! :mrgreen:


If 8 bit do has a even 1 ounce of brain, they should simply bring out a Saturn dongle for their m30 controller, it's basically a Saturn pad anyway (and a very good one too)...I mean how hard can it be? They'll sell like hot cakes
We are SEGA generation.

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Anthony817
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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#19 » Thu Jun 13, 2019 6:29 pm

Well, the great thing about these wireless controllers, is that they said all 3 Sega controllers, will be compatible on all 3 Sega systems they are made for. So for instance, say I want to use this beauty on the Dreamcast with the DC dongle, it will absolutely sync up to it.

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That one still isn't out though, and it will be my go to controller for PS3 since it will also be compatible with it. But for sure the Saturn and future DC controller is going to rock. Also, the Start and Select buttons will be swapped in the final version.

Also, odds are that it could be possible too flash the firmware on the dongles to hack in support for Xbox One and PS4 controllers. THAT would be pretty cool.

And sorry if it seems I am posting a lot about this, I had a mega thread about it over at Assembler been eating up every ounce of info since they announced the partnership in January 2018.

https://assemblergames.com/threads/retr ... led.68063/

Edit: We got a September release date guys!

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Re: Retrobit DC controller update

Post#20 » Fri Jun 14, 2019 12:07 am

I want that enhanced Saturn controller so bad!

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