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Review: Forest Camo Revolution X Pro controller

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Getting the right controller is no mean feat. Thankfully, I tried and tested an array of pads in my time. Recently, I’ve been lucky to experience some responsive and well-built peripherals. However, few compare to the Nacon Revolution X Pro Controller. Accordingly, when Nacon announced 2 new colour options, I had to get in on the action.

With a choice of Urban or Forest Camo, you can select the accessory that reflects your personality. Furthermore, you are guaranteed to get an amazing piece of kit that ticks every box. Consequently, this incredible controller will impress you from the off. With tactile grips, extra mappable buttons, adjustable weights, a lengthy braided cable, and more, it has a professional edge. On top of this, it comes with a handy carry case, and there is an app to create up to 4 profiles. Moreover, it includes Dolby Atmos for headphones, and this is a game changer.

The Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller showing the LED analogue display.

What’s in the box of the Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller?

  • The excellent packaging safely houses its contents. What’s more, it is adorned with key selling points and interesting images. Thankfully, most of it can be recycled, and this was a big positive.
  • A hardened carry case. Take your controller with you and know that it is perfectly safe.
  • The Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller looks fantastic. Furthermore, the build quality is superb. To the rear, you’ll find 4 mappable buttons and switches to change your profile. On top of this, you there are compartments to alter the weight of the pad and tactile grips for comfort.
  • Weights and analogue sticks. This elite controller lets you adjust its overall weight and the height and type of analogue stick. You can pick from 10g, 14g, or 16g. Alongside this, you can alter the height and cap of each thumbstick.
  • 3-metre braided cable. This USB-C cable is robust and designed last.
  • 1-month Game Pass subscription. Join Game Pass for free for your first month.
  • User manual. Make the most of this controller by familiarising yourself with the finer points.

Technical aspects. 

  • Extreme customisation: Gamers can choose the stick style and controller’s weight, and also tune it with the Revolution X app (trigger responsiveness, stick curves, button mapping).
  • Total immersion: Dolby Atmos for Headphones technology is built into the controller for precision audio, while the more comfortable gaming experience boosts gaming performance.
  • Designed for competition: Playing competitively or just for fun, the Revolution X guarantees latency-free gaming.
  • Portable: With a rigid carry case included, this is a controller that can be taken anywhere.

Whenever I consider a new controller, I need it to be hard-wearing, and comfortable, and it has to have customisable buttons. If it has extra features, then this is a bonus. Thankfully, the Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller ticks every box and more. Subsequently, I was impressed with every element and adored using this accessory.

The first noticeable element is how comfortable the pad is. With adjustable weights and tactile grips, this is perfect for long gaming sessions. On top of this, the buttons are tactile and have a nice level of travel. Furthermore, the analogue stick is responsive, and the movement is smooth. Next, you must consider the excellent placement of the mappable rear buttons. These sizeable inputs are easy to use and simple to customise.

Alongside the comfortable design is a hard-wearing shell. The toughened case ensures that the controller holds up to a little roughhousing. Furthermore, the excellent livery is striking and wonderful to look at. On top of this, the button layout is similar to the official Microsoft controller, and that was a great design choice.

The Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller showing adjustable analogue sticks and weight compartment.

Easy to map. 

When you have a customisable pad, you don’t want it to be complicated. Thankfully, the Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller is as straightforward as it comes. Thanks to the free-to-download Revolution X app, you can adjust every aspect of this accessory. You can turn off the vibration motors, adjust the right analogue LED, map the buttons, change trigger sensitivity, and more. However, this wasn’t the piece de resistance. No, that’s reserved for the 4 user profiles that can be selected on the fly. Consequently, you can have a profile for each genre you play.

So, we know it looks great, is built to last, and can be mapped with ease. But what about its audio capabilities? Well, these are incredible as well. With a built-in 3.5mm audio socket, you can fit any suitable headset into the controller. But that isn’t what makes it stand out. No, what makes it special is the built-in Dolby Atmos for headphones. This piece of technology is mind-blowing and a game-changer. What’s more, it gives you a competitive edge over your competition. Thanks to the 3D audio, you’ll transform your gaming experience. 

The Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller in its carry case with the customisable parts.

Is the Forest Camo Revolution X Pro Controller worth it? 

Mappable controllers aren’t that rare these days. In fact, manufacturers such as PowerA, Turtle Beach, and Gamesir are all in on the action. However, Nacon has delivered a top-notch product that won’t break the bank. Furthermore, its excellent app and easy-to-select profiles make this stand out from its peers. On top of this, the adjustable weights, the excellent livery, and the travel case give it that extra edge over its competitors. 

However, my favourite part of this controller is the build quality and the Dolby Atmos for headphones. Unlike its peers, it doesn’t have that plastic feel, nor did I worry that it would break. Moreover, the responsive buttons and smooth analogue movement make it a pleasure to use. Yet, I can’t express how much I adored the Dolby Atmos for headphones. This feature makes it so appealing that I’d buy it for this alone. Accordingly, I absolutely recommend that you buy one here

(More information on Nacon can be found here!) 

This controller has been given the Movies Games and Tech Gold award.
Daniel Waite
Daniel Waite
My gaming career started on an Amiga and spans many consoles! Currently, I game using an MSI laptop and Xbox Series X. A fan of every genre, I love to give anything a go. Former editor and reviewer for www.bonusstage.co.uk, I'm loving my new home here at Movies Games and Tech. I can be contacted for gaming reviews on the following email: Daniel@moviesgamesandtech.com

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