Google’s Stadia Controller will lastly work wirelessly with laptops and desktops beginning this week, the corporate announced today (via Engadget). Because the cloud gaming service’s November launch, the one approach you may use your controller wirelessly was in case you had been taking part in Stadia in your TV with a Chromecast Extremely. You continue to can’t use the Stadia Controller wirelessly with an Android cellphone, although, and it’s not clear when that performance may arrive.
When used wirelessly, the Stadia controller connects to Google’s servers over Wi-Fi as an alternative of connecting to the gadget in entrance of you over Bluetooth, like most different gaming controllers. Google says this helps the controller “ship exact controls.” If you wish to join your Stadia controller wirelessly, you’ll be able to observe Google’s support documentation here.
If you wish to decide up a Stadia controller, you’ll be able to buy one for $69 or for $129 as a part of the Stadia Premiere Edition bundle, which additionally features a Chromecast Extremely and three months of the paid Stadia Professional subscription.