At first glance, an Xbox controller and music don’t go together, but thanks to a special cooperation with Interscope Records, Microsoft is giving away a copy that makes the hearts of K-Pop fans beat faster.
As announced on the Xbox blog, this is a real collector’s item for gaming and music fans alike. At the push of a button, the controller starts to sing.
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The controller has a unique design and numerous details that make it a real collector’s item. On the back are the names of the artists involved in the project and at the push of a button the song “Bad Decisions” sounds featuring BTS’ Jin, Jimin, V and Jungkook, as well as DJ Benny Blanco and rapper Snoop Dogg.
Microsoft is giving away 30 of these custom Xbox controllers based on the song “Bad Decisions”. You need an active Twitter account to be entered into the win. Follow @Xbox on Twitter and retweet the promotion announcement tweet with the hashtag #BadDecisionsSongXboxSweepstakes (source: Xbox Blog).
That Sweepstakes runs until August 25th. Microsoft has summarized all the conditions of participation for you on a special page.
Get an impression of the song in the official music video:
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