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The Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller For iOS Launches At A Lower Price

The Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller For iOS Launches At A Lower Price

January 23, 2014
SteelSeries has officially released the Stratus Wireless Gaming Controller. First unveiled earlier this month at International CES, the device was originally supposed to come with a manufacturer's suggested retail price (MSRP) of $99.99. The company has lowered this to $79.99. The Stratus has been described as the only wireless controller that works with the iPhone/iPod touch and iPad. Features include:
  • Bluetooth 2.1 allows easy pairing as well as support for up to four players)
  • Extended battery life, with more than 10 hours of play time for marathon gaming sessions
  • Ultimate precision and control thanks to a pressure sensitive D-pad, two analog joysticks, four pressure-sensitive shoulder buttons, four pressure-sensitive ABXY action buttons
  • Four LED indicator lights display battery level, mode status, and multiplayer activity
  • Protective cover stores on back of controller for added grip comfort
According to Bruce Hawver, SteelSeries CEO:
More than ever, we see the power of this platform and we want to make every effort to make it accessible to as many consumers as possible.  We have therefore worked closely with our retail partners and suppliers with the objective of lowering the retail price target without changing any of the terrific features of this product.
The Stratus is available at Apple retail stores and through for $99.95. You can preorder it through the SteelSeries store for $79.99. Our sources say that Apple will be changing the price they charge very soon to reflect the new MSRP. Are you planning to buy the first wireless gaming controller for iOS devices?

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