A Report Suggests Microsoft is Working on Phones and Tablets Controllers Prototypes


A report suggests that Microsoft is currently working on prototypes of phones and tablets controllers. This was according to a Windows Central report. There are already a number of third party options where you can mount controllers on your phones or tablets.

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Microsoft is aiming for a more precision and accuracy of controllers along with an ease of connectivity. If the official licensed controllers from Microsoft make way into mainstream market. It can potentially bridge the gap between handheld and console gaming.


Furthermore, the Windows Central image shows the controllers look more like Xbox controllers and can be mounted on both sides of tablets or phones. The images shows concepts and 3D printed designs.

Since last 2 years, console quality games have released on phones and tablets. Among few mentions are PUBG and Fortnite. Both of the games have previously released on consoles and PC before heading towards mobile industry.

These sort of games are not easy to control. Even with developers, having provided an ease of access in playing these games on mobiles, there is always a room left for a controller that if connected to these devices will improve gameplay accuracy. Because, touch screen is not an easy phenomenon to master upon.

In another news, The Nerf Fortnite AR-L Blaster is a dart gun in Fortnite. A life size version of the gun will be available on June 1, 2019. The dart gun will cost $49.99 USD. The dart gun features a motorized blasting mechanism, allowing rapid fire feature.

There is also flip-up sights on the gun along with a 10-dart magazine with 20 darts. Since the gun has motorized firing mechanism, four AA batteries will be required to power it. The batteries will not be included in the box packaging.

Are you a Fortnite player or PUBG? Do you find touch screen controllers difficult while playing games? Let us know more your thoughts in comments section below.

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