The most recent replace to Stadia added an attention-grabbing new characteristic: Tandem Mode. This permits customers to plug in a secondary controller to the USB-C port on the Stadia controller, with the enter working for each without delay. Don’t get too excited, although: the characteristic is meant to be an support to accessibility, not a straightforward method so as to add multiplayer.
That stated, it’s a cool concept when you’ve got hassle utilizing a typical sport controller. Stadia’s help documentation explicitly mentions the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a gadget designed with extremely variable enter choices. Urgent buttons on the secondary linked controller will mimic the identical buttons on the Stadia controller.
Different Stadia controllers and controllers from the Xbox One and PS4 additionally work (so long as you could have the right cable or adapter), which could be a great way to assist extraordinarily younger children play. A number of Stadia controllers can use Tandem Mode on the similar time, as long as they’re linked to Stadia wirelessly.
Google could be very clear that that is an experimental characteristic, so it could change up…or disappear fully. Stadia’s options are a bit fluid in the intervening time, nevertheless it’s demonstrative of a number of the surprising issues that the Wi-Fi-based controller can do.