Finally, you can connect the controller of Stadia and an Android smartphone without using a cable.
When Google launched Stadia in 2019, the service seemed incomplete, as if the goal of the firm was to arrive on the market as quickly as possible. At launch, the catalog of Stadia did not have a lot of titles, on mobile, it was not possible to play only on smartphones, Google Pixel, and some features, like the ability to use the wireless connection of the rocker Stadia Controller with a smartphone, were not yet enabled.
But little by little, Stadia becomes better and more interesting. For example, Google has already announced that it will propose more than a hundred new titles on the catalogue (including exclusives) before the end of the year. Little by little, Stadia is also open to other brands of smartphones. And recently, the firm announced that even if your smartphone is not officially supported, you can enable an experimental feature that will allow you to play (but with some degradation in potential performance).
Stadia is gradually improving
This week, Google also announced that it will be finally possible to use the wireless connection of the rocker Stadia Controller when you play on the Android smartphones. ” Now you can begin to play wireless using the controller Stadia on your Android mobile device. The update will be ready on the 30th of June and you will need the latest version of the application Stadia for a start. To play games with your controller Stadia wireless, configure your phone and your controller Stadia on the same Wi-Fi network, start the game and follow the instructions for pairing on the screen. It is so easy ! “one can read in a blog post from the company. Otherwise, if you don’t have a controller, Stadia already offers a touch screen controller that will allow you to play on mobile.
While Stadia is finally starting to get interesting, Microsoft, for its part, continues to develop its cloud gaming called xCloud. The firm of Redmond gives so much importance to this new way of playing video games that it now considers that its main competitors are Google and Amazon, because these two companies have the infrastructure cloud necessary. And rumors suggests that Microsoft is preparing already to match the servers xCloud performance of its next-generation console.
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