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Sony Patent For “Universal Game Console Controller”

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Earlier today?a Sony?patent?at the USPTO was discovered.??The patent, filed August 12, 2008 is for a “Universal Game Console Controller” that has a touchscreen?LCD display that can change format for each console it’s connected to.

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UNIVERSAL GAME CONSOLE CONTROLLER

Abstract

A universal game console controller that has an LCD presenting, depending on what type of game console a user has input, a controller key layout for a first type of game console or a controller key layout for a second type of game console.

This would be an interesting strategy to make Sony’s controlers the De facto controller for multiple console homes.

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