Asked by: Anjum Cavas
asked in category: General Last Updated: 29th February, 2020

Will an Xbox controller work through a wall?

A high powered battery pack and a controller that is no too far away from the actual wireless receiver on the Xbox should work fine, but there's always the possibility that the signal won't get through the walls. Any material separating the controller from the console definitely can cause interference though.

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Also asked, can I plug my Xbox controller into the wall?

You don't even need to stop playing to charge the controller. But connecting an Xbox One controller to the console isn't the only way to charge it. You can also use any micro USB cord connected to a USB power source — even a wall outlet — as long as you have a proper adapter.

Subsequently, question is, do Xbox controllers need line of sight? The Xbox One S uses controllers that operate on Wifi Direct so the controllers are radio and you don't need direct line of sight. The IR blaster lights on The Xbox are much brighter than on a remote control. When they flash it will be seen by all devices in the room.

Also to know, how far away will an Xbox controller work?

Finally, the controller has an increased range. Microsoft is hesitant about making direct claims how far away the gamepad can be to still work with the Xbox One, but it said it will work from 12 meters away (nearly 40 feet) in an empty space.

Do Xbox controllers work through glass?

It should work absolutely fine, the only issue you may need to think about though is keeping your console cool if it's in a media cabinet with doors there's not much room for airflow which could contribute to overheating issues.

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