The PlayStation’s X button is apparently called the ‘cross’ button
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For almost 25 years, Sony has made PlayStation controllers with an X as the main button. But according to a tweet from the Playstation UK account, that button should not, in fact, be called the X button. Apparently, it is actually supposed to be referred to as the “cross” button.
If Cross is called X (it’s not), then what are you calling Circle? https://t.co/dvQ19duemW
— PlayStation UK (@PlayStationUK) September 5, 2019
This bothers me. The button has an X printed on it. I feel like that should end the debate right there.
And the X — sorry, cross — button and I already have something of a troubled history, so it won’t be easy for me to call my enemy by a different name. Approximately 50 percent of my Final…