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  Evil Shift Controller On Sale Now, Just in Time for the Xbox One X Launch
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[This unedited press release is made available courtesy of Gamasutra and its partnership with notable game PR-related resource GamesPress.]

Tempe, AZ – October 20, 2017 – Evil Controllers™ wowed the gaming community in June with the announcement of the Evil Shift™, a customizable controller optimized for competitive esports gamers, giving the edge of being faster, lighter and the easiest to remap buttons and paddles. The Evil Shift pre-sale starts today at an MSRP of $169.99, and will begin shipping November 9, just in time for gamers to enjoy with their new Xbox One X, and playable with Xbox One, the PlayStation®4 system and PC. Pre-order the Evil Shift at

“Everything we do maps back to our commitment to making the best possible products for the competitive gaming community,” said Adam Coe, founder and CEO of Evil Controllers. “We are launching the best controller available on the market today and anyone who competes using it will see instant improvement in gameplay.”

Evil Shift is tournament-ready, with paddles that are unmatched:

  • Gameplay is instantly improved with multiple paddles stationed at the back, so every finger is utilized; gamers can play continuously by shifting finger positions to ensure comfort and alleviate fatigue.
  • Paddles have “instant touch technology,” that can be pressed, tapped or shifted with desired force for an immediately noticeable difference in gameplay.
  • The lightweight and ergonomic paddle placement eliminates accidental button presses, while retaining a sleek and comfortable grip.
  • Comprised of switches that can take millions of button pushes, the Evil Shift lasts longer than any other controller on the market.
  • Paddles are remappable on the fly, without interrupting gameplay; unlike other esports controllers, no tools or apps are necessary to remap paddles.
The Evil Shift has the best trigger sensitivity in the industry with significant resistance reduction. Hairpin triggers reduce the tension of the trigger by over fifty percent, allowing for full range of motion without limiting the controller's capability. Evil Shift adapts to competitive and pro esports gamers’ needs, with the choice of three interchangeable thumbstick sizes allowing gamers to swap sticks on the fly (use taller sticks for trickier sniper shots, or shorter sticks for tight angles or slower motions). Rewriting or reassigning button profiles is simplified, quickly done within seconds allowing quick recall. And, gamers can save more active profiles on the Evil Shift than any other eSports controller on the market.

See the Evil Shift in action here. For more information on the latest products from Evil Controllers, visit and follow Evil Controllers on Facebook and Twitter.

About Evil Controllers

Evil Controllers created the custom controller industry as the first company to develop controller modifications for Xbox and PlayStation controllers. Since then, Evil Controllers has been a pioneer in the gaming industry, solving problems of the esports gamer worldwide. Now celebrating its 10-year anniversary, Evil Controller continue to create high-quality products esports gamers need to be competitive. Beyond customization of controllers, Evil Controllers’ Accessible Gaming Division provides disabled gamers with controller customization, enabling anyone to play video games despite physical limitations. Based in Tempe, AZ, Evil Controllers has produced hundreds of thousands of completely customized controllers for both local and global customers. Evil Controllers and the Evil Shift controller logos are trademarks and/or registered trademarks of Evil Controllers.

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