ATARI Jaguar Controller (standard)

The 'Standard' Jaguar Controller was included in the pack when an Atari Jaguar console was purchased. For reasons unknown Atari developers took a page out of a book that should have been burnt a decade prior and reintroduced a keypad and overlay system.

Admittedly it looks to be somewhat visionary in its ergonomic design for the day, however it's bulky and arguably uncomfortable to hold to prolonged periods.

It does however work.

Its casing is made from robust plastic and the rubber buttons seem to have stood the test of time.

The controller is bit of an oddity when you consider that Atari were trying to bite into the fighting game heavy market at the time with their nifty new 64 bit console but released a controller with only three action buttons which was slammed for being needlessly complex with its keypad inclusion.

To address half of this Atari later released the 'Pro' version which retained all the existing buttons and added three more action buttons as well as two bumper buttons brining the grand total up to TWENTY TWO plus the D-Pad.

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Unit pictured has been sold and its location is unknown.