Currently, Google Stadia works only with the support of a gaming controller which is clipped to the phone.
Google has introduced a new update for its cloud gaming service, Stadia. With this update, some codes revealed upcoming features like touch screen controls and Android TV which will extend support that Google is working on for Stadia.
All these features which were unreleased ones were spotted by 9to5Google. Touch screen controls will be one major feature for Stadia as it will do pull the plug on having a controller. away with the need of having a controller.
Currently, Google Stadia works only with the support of a gaming controller which is clipped to the phone. With this new feature, users will be able to play the game using only their phones, it will be more like playing a smartphone game.
These features will be available and will be similar like a touchpad giving the illusion of a controller. Hence, users will be able to customise the position of buttons and sticks. Also, the virtual L2 and R2 triggers can perform like actual triggers and not like buttons.
There are other features which Google is said to be working on. There will be Android TV support for Stadia. There have been rumours about the same and now, the latest Stadia update reveals more information hinting at this possibility. There has not been any mention of Google about Android TV support for Stadia.
All these features are still in the works and hence, there is still time when these will officially be rolled out. Google made Stadia Pro free in all the countries for a span for two months and even cancelled the registration fee it usually levies for new joinees. There were also changes made by Google to the logo of Stadia which can be seen on the website.