> I'm not making this up and it's not just me. There is a widespread mod to make the
> dpad more precise that involves cutting out a disc from thin plastic and inserting it
> between the dpad and the contacts.
Both the DualShock 4 and the XBOne's controller have substantially crisper D-pads than their predecessors, likely due to the flood of indie platformers in the last 5 years.