The previously announced SteelSeries Stratus XL has officially introduced today on the Apple Shop. Complying with in the footprints of the initial Stratus controller, the beefed-up Stratus XL supplies a bigger framework that offers it some parity to console controllers in terms of loved one dimension as well as button layout.
The Stratus XL attaches to an iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch using a cordless Bluetooth connection, and the big layout matches every one of the anticipated command inputs: 2 joysticks, a pressure-sensitive directional pad, four activity buttons, and four shoulder buttons that include 2 analog trigger buttons.
Our sister site TouchArcade acquired a hands-on with the controller at E3 this previous summertime, and also discovered the new device positive over the diminutive size of the initial Stratus. They noted, ‘As opposed to curling your hands around the little SteelSeries Stratus, holding the SteelSeries Stratus XL is a lot more similar to having an Xbox 360 or Xbox One controller in your hands.’
The Stratus XL makes use of AA electric batteries as opposed to a rechargeable battery pack. SteelSeries claims the batteries ought to last for 40+ hours of playtime, and also a button on the back of the gadget must aid individuals protect against hefty drain of the batteries when not in use.
The SteelSeries Stratus XL can be acquired now from the Apple Establishment for $69.95, which is about $10 over the cost of the PS4 DualShock 4 as well as the Xbox One Wireless Controller. The Stratus XL will be available for direct buy from the SteelSeries official website, as well as for hands-on demonstrations at select Apple Shops, on December 6.