SteelSeries Stratus Wireless iOS Gaming Controller Hands-on

WP_20140108_13_06_45_Pro The SteelSeries Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller is a console-style controller for advanced gameplay on iPad®, iPhone®, and iPod touch® for iOS 7 games. iOS 7 features embedded controller support—and as a result a new platform of gaming is emerging. For the first time on iOS, developers can create games that use traditional console control schemes to provide for an immersive and challenging gaming experience on iOS devices. The Stratus Controller from SteelSeries is the first Bluetooth controller for iOS devices.

The Stratus Controller features a familiar console-style layout with the a pressure-sensitive directional pad (D-pad), 4 pressure-sensitive action buttons and 4 pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons, in addition to dual analog sticks, a dedicated pairing button to connect. More details about the controller can be found in the attached press release.

The Stratus will be available for pre-order starting in January on the Apple Online Store and SteelSeries Web Shop for $99.