PlayPad VR For Gear VR!
Inventive video game accessories manufacturer Nyko Technologies 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. PlayPad VR for Gear VR with Controller will be available later this year for an MSRP of $49.99, and on demo for the first time ever at the Electronic Entertainment Expo 2017 (E3), taking place June 13-15, 2017, in Los Angeles.
“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.”
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