Microsoft is going to launch this year’s game streaming service xCloud, which will be bundled with a subscription service Xbox Game Pass. Manufacturers of gaming accessories that are also prepared.
For example, 8BitDo specializing in the production of alternative, modern, and modernized versions of retro controllers for various electronic devices, has adapted the old joystick from the NES to work with xCloud service Project.
Compact gaming Bluetooth-manipulator can work with all Android smartphones and tablets. In addition, he received a certificate stating that the functionality is fully compatible with the Xbox controller and can work with xCloud. According to the manufacturer, the built-in manipulator battery will last about 18 hours. For recharging provided by the presence of a USB port-C. the package also includes a special custom mount for smartphones.
According to 8BitDo, she worked closely with Microsoft to get their new product is completely compatible with the normal Xbox controller. The control buttons of the joystick can be remapped as you like – this will help in the bundled software. Has support for multiple profiles, between which you can quickly switch.
Novelty called SN30 Pro valued at $45. The device can be ordered, for example, in the online store Amazon. However, its actual sales will not begin before September 21. It is only the date of the controller. It does not reflect Microsoft’s plans on launching its xCloud for Xbox Game Pass. In this event Redmond giant will declare separately.