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CES 2014: First wireless controller for iPad and iPhone unveiled, on sale now

         

CES 2014: First wireless controller for iPad and iPhone unveiled, on sale now

It is honest to claim that the iOS 7 controllers for more than a few Apple devices have didn’t set the sector alight thus far, however Steelseries is hoping that its Stratus Wi-fi Gaming controller will exchange all that.

The primary wi-fi controller for iOS 7, the Stratus might be acquainted to any person who has picked up a console controller – and bargains the requisite set of buttons, sticks, pads and triggers.

As you possibly can predict from an Apple-pleasant device, it can be AirPlay enabled and can play (more than likely) well with iPad, iPhone and iPods capable of running the latest OS.

Gaming landscape

The company insists that this changes the gaming landscape, but you’ll obviously first have to find a stand or handy part of your anatomy that enables you to keep both mitts on a controller and keep the screen of your device visible.

if you can cross that particular bridge then you can see if the controller really does solve the old ‘gaming’s better with buttons’ quandry that has plagued mobile phone and tablet gaming from the off.

There’s a dedicated pairing button, a quoted battery life of ten hours and you can connect up to four devices.

Price-wise, it’s set at $99 – which equates to around £60 or AU$110 with a release date of right this instant.

  • This is a peripheral best suited to a tablet in a dock – so how about checking out the iPad Air review?