logitech-xboxoneAll roads lead to Rome, or so the old saying goes. But what happens when you have just one route to a particular area? Why, others will either take that very same route, while the more creative and enterprising ones would create a new route. Microsoft intends to offer Xbox One owners a way to control this next generation console with the included controller as well as Kinect sensor, but other couch potatoes might want to try something different – including adding more functionality to their pricey Harmony universal remote controls from Logitech. Good news then, as you do not need to take a crash course on programming or hacking your Logitech Harmony remote, since Logitech has already confirmed that they are working to ensure the Harmony range of remotes will play nice with the Xbox One console upon release.

A statement by a Logitech PR representative reads as follows, “We are working directly with the Xbox team at (Microsoft) to have Harmony support on Day 1 of Xbox One launch.” Do keep your fingers crossed that this would translate to owners of the remotes which are priced between $80 and $350, will be able to be an alternative in controlling the Xbox One’s interface.

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