This week, Logitech announced its new G CLOUD Gaming Handheld, a purpose-built gaming device for cloud gaming. The new device features precision gaming controls, a full 7-inch 1080p HD screen, and a streamlined design similar in size to Nintendo’s Switch.
The device allows gamers to play anywhere with Wi-Fi access and features integration with Microsoft Xbox Cloud Gaming and STEAM LINK™. With a no-cartridge gaming system (since everything is cloud-based), the device is lightweight and has 12-hour battery life. Logitech boasts that the device has a “feel and performance that rivals the best controllers” with the ability for users to customize touchscreen controls, stereo audio, controller haptics, gyroscope, and remappable controls.
“Cloud gaming is a super-exciting new way to play games. I love that you can access game libraries from anywhere,” said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. “What we wanted to do was challenge ourselves to build a device that was perfectly optimized for cloud gaming. “The Logitech G CLOUD Gaming Handheld releases on October 18th for $350 however, current pre-orders via Logitech’s Amazon Store and LogitechG.com reflect a $50 limited-time introductory discount.
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