Wednesday, February 13th 2019

SteelSeries Cross-platform Game Controllers Get Full "Fortnite" Support

SteelSeries, the global leader in gaming peripherals, today announces full Fortnite compatibility across all its mobile controllers including the new Stratus Duo, Stratus XL and Nimbus. This comprehensive family of critically acclaimed controllers is ready for Fortnite on mobile or PC. "With the massive success of Fortnite, we want to ensure gamers have the best possible gaming experience regardless of what platform they're playing on," said Tino Soelberg, SteelSeries Chief Technical Officer.
Stratus Duo
The Stratus Duo is SteelSeries' newest full-size multi-platform controller. Gamers can easily swap between the Bluetooth connection for mobile gaming on Android, Oculus Go and Samsung VR and the low latency 2.4GHz wireless connection for gaming on Windows. Gamers no longer need to struggle with awkward touchscreen controls while playing mobile games on their Android devices.

The Stratus Duo mirrors the familiar size and layout of console controllers but sports an upgraded design from the Stratus XL with a new trigger design featuring Magnetic Hall Effect sensors that keeps triggers consistent and precise. The controller also includes high performance clickable analog joysticks that feature minimal dead zones and smooth operation. The controller is powered by a lithium ion battery for 20+ hours of play time and includes a Micro USB cable that is 1.8 meters/5.9 feet in length.

The Stratus Duo is now available for $59.99/€69.99/$69.99.

Nimbus
The Nimbus, the world's best-selling game controller for Apple TV , iOS, and Mac, is a full-sized wireless controller perfect for playing Fortnite on iPhone or iPad. The ergonomic shape and familiar button placement of the Nimbus makes it simple for users to jump right into Fortnite or hundreds of other games like Minecraft.

The Nimbus is available for $49.95.

Stratus XL
The Stratus XL is a Bluetooth gaming controller for Android and Windows. It includes 40+ hours of gameplay with two AA batteries, LED notification, clickable joysticks and complete customization of gamer's joystick sensitivity and trigger actuation.

The Stratus XL is available for $59.99.

SmartGrip
The entire SteelSeries controller line is compatible with the new SmartGrip accessory. The SmartGrip is an adjustable phone mount that easily clips on to the controllers and holds gamers' phones in place while gaming on the go. The SmartGrip is available now for $9.99.
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3 Comments on SteelSeries Cross-platform Game Controllers Get Full "Fortnite" Support

#1
silentbogo
Lol. I'll be posting my teardown of Stratus XL soon, so that people won't get duped into spending $60 on this shit.
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EaGle1337
silentbogo said:
Lol. I'll be posting my teardown of Stratus XL soon, so that people won't get duped into spending $60 on this shit.
I mean welcome to all normal controllers
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silentbogo
EaGle1337 said:
I mean welcome to all normal controllers
If that's the new norm - I'm gonna start making my own hardware.
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