What You Need to Know:
- Nyko Technologies today announced that it has become an officially licensed partner of Samsung and revealed its first product, the wireless gaming controller PlayPad VR for Gear VR with Controller powered by Oculus. PlayPad VR combines console controller precision with an ergonomic form factor, and is also compatible with previous versions of Gear VR. This device will be availble to test out at this year'S E3, so be sure to check it out if you're attending.
- PlayPad VR for Gear VR with Controller will be available later this year for an MSRP of $49.99.
- Check out some of the key features down below!
Source: Official Triple Point PR Press Release
Slider pads and buttons on the back for clickable sticks enable console controller precision.
Bluetooth protocol for wireless connectivity to any Samsung phone.
Built for the latest Android HID controller protocol - no button mapping required.
Easily clips onto the front of the Gear VR with Controller to replace the normal cover for convenient storage.
Compatible with previous versions of Gear VR.
Slim form factor for easy portability.
Charges via a Type-C cable.
PlayPad VR for Gear VR with Controller is built from our experience creating multiple generations of wireless gaming controllers for Android, said Chris Arbogast, Director of Sales and Marketing at Nyko. As an officially licensed partner to Samsung, we’re able to combine our expertise with their deep understanding of the Gear VR with Controller’s design and gameplay experience to offer all the benefits of a console controller. We look forward to supporting Gear VR with Controller’s continued momentum and market success worldwide.