SteelSeries revealed their Stratus XL today: a sleek, full-sized, console-style gaming controller designed for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch. Ever since SteelSeries brought us their quality mini controller in 2012, fans have been asking for a full-sized model.
As with most controllers, the Stratus XL features a D-pad, 4 action buttons, 4 shoulder buttons, and dual analog sticks. It will also have a pairing button to connect to iOS devices via Bluetooth and a convenient on/off switch to conserve battery. The Stratus XL will deliver an estimated 40 hours of gameplay with two standard AA batteries. The controller will be able to interface with many gaming apps such as Leo’s Fortune, Bastion, and GTA: San Andreas.
You can expect to see the Stratus XL to be available for purchase later this year.
So it looks like the MOGA Ace Power MFi controller has had a price drop. The collapsable iOS controller has gone from $99.99 down to $79.99 – possibly due to some rather stiff competition, hmm?
Well regardless of the reason, you can now get your hands on the MOGA Ace Power for $20 less than you could before. So if you’ve been wrestling with the idea of buying one for yourself now might be the time to reconsider.
Looks like there’s been a change in the SteelSeries Stratus wireless game controller’s price recently. The MFi controller is still in its preorder phase, but the price has officially been dropped by $20. So instead of paying $99 for the wireless bluetooth iOS controller, you’ll be able to get it for $79. People who have already preordered the controller need not fret however; SteelSeries has stated that they will be honoring the $79 launch price on all preorders, regardless of whether or not they were placed before the price drop.
Carter and co-host Brett Nolan talk about the big announcements from WWDC, including iOS 7. Will it be a huge change to iOS? As well, the announcement of MFi gamepad support in iOS is discussed – will it herald major things for iOS gaming in the near future?