STEELSERIES Launch Stratus XL Wireless Game Controller For iPhone and iPad

STEELSERIES Stratus XL Wireless Game Controller For iPhone and iPad

STEELSERIES makes some great quality gaming accessories for consoles and PC’s, and today they have announced their first full sized wireless game controller for iOS devices, bringing a new level of interaction and control to mobile gaming.

The Stratus XL is the the first full-sized console-style gaming controller designed for iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. Following on from the pocket sized Stratus, the XL now allows gamers the option to play games with a full sized wireless controller for the closest gaming experience on a mobile device.

The Stratus XL mirrors the familiar, comfortable size and layout of console controllers and features a pressure-sensitive directional pad (D-pad), four pressure-sensitive action buttons and a total of four shoulder buttons, including two pressure-sensitive top shoulder buttons and two analog bottom trigger buttons. In addition to dual analog sticks, the Stratus XL includes a dedicated pairing button to connect to iOS devices via Bluetooth. Powered by AA batteries, the Stratus XL will deliver an estimated 40 hours of gameplay.

SteelSeries CEO Ehtisham Rabbani said:

We are excited for the advancements that Apple has brought to mobile gaming and we are doubling down our bet on its future with the introduction of the Stratus XL for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch.

>> The SteelSeries Stratus XL is available now at the Apple Online Store ( and at Apple stores for £59.95.

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