Produced by Logitech and the eastern giant Tencent, it will be released in the US in October
Logitech G, Logitech’s brand of gaming accessories, today unveiled the Logitech G Cloud, a portable device specifically created for cloud gaming. The console offers a 1080p HD screen, a large battery and professional pad controls for accessing PC and console game libraries from the cloud. The Logitech handheld console was developed in collaboration with Tencent Games and supports Xbox Game Pass Ultimate and Nvidia GeForce Now cloud streaming. Gamers can also stream local games from an Xbox console with the Xbox app, their Steam games via SteamLink, or download remote play apps, video streaming, and more via the Google Play Store. The battery promises 12 hours of life and the weight is 463 grams. It will be available in October in the US and later in the rest of the world, the price has not yet been revealed.
“Cloud gaming is an exciting new way to play. I love that libraries can be accessed from anywhere,” said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming. “We wanted to challenge ourselves to build a device perfectly optimized for cloud gaming. This means precision controls, similar to those of a high-end Xbox controller, a large HD screen, incredible battery life and a lightweight design to allow players to enjoy long gaming sessions without compromise. ” Catherine Gluckstein, Microsoft Vice President of Xbox Cloud Gaming, added: “Xbox Cloud Gaming was created to allow gamers around the world to access Xbox games whenever they want, on the device of their choice. We at Xbox have taken this journey to bring joy and gaming community to more and more people, and we’re thrilled to see Logitech G launch this cloud gaming device that will delight gamers with Xbox games in ever new places. “