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  1. I just recently started using the controller to play PZ, and let me say I love it. Everything about it is great except one thing: placing things in containers. So often do I have to tediously press A to bring up the item options, press A again to select the list of containers, and then move my option down to the specified container to move it. When you're coming back from a big trip and have many items, ESPECIALLY now that you can have big vans and pick-up trucks to load stuff in, the last thing you wanna do is spend just as much time moving items into storage as you did finding the items. While taking items, X (or SQUARE) is used to quickly grab items from a container to whichever inventory you're in (main or hiking bag, for example), but pressing X with an item that's in your inventory doesn't do the opposite as you'd expect it. Instead of easily transferring that can-opener and pot that you've just grabbed, you come to realize that pressing X places items ON THE FLOOR! Changing this to a quick-grab, quick-place system would be amazing. X to grab and to place would just make life easier, there's no arguing really. If you wanted to drop something you could just select "drop" from the item options in your inventory. Another thing that has an edge over the controller version right now is the ability to select multiple things and transfer them with a click and drag, just like files in explorer. The ability to select multiple things with the right stick being clicked in could be a wonderful addition to the game. The cons of the current system are really just that of being too slow. You all have done a great job with controller optimization and I really feel like there's nothing left out like with some other controller support additions to other games (ehem Ark, The Forest and Subnautica), but the lack of a sufficient inventory management system in a game that expects a good control of inventory management, could quite literally be the breaking point for some people (again Ark, Terarria, Starbound). With the case of terarria though, they learned their lesson and added a system where you could quick-place items into chests that already had the same item, and they separated items into categories, gave the categories all different colors, and made it easier to store things in an organized manner. All in all, the switching of functions for the quick-grab button would definitely give the controller version the edge it needed to be the preferred option, because who doesn't like to game while sitting or laying comfortably in a couch or bed? Anyway, keep up the good work. I'd love to hear some feedback on this from whomever sees it.
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