Following the imminent closure of Google Stadia, the company has announced that it will release an update to the system controller that will enable Bluetooth functionality, allowing owners to use the controller wirelessly for general PC gaming rather than just playing games on the service.
Google made the announcement via a Twitter post, where it revealed that the update for the Stadia controller will arrive sometime next week. The company has yet to give a release date.
It was recently announced that Google Stadia is scheduled to go offline on January 18 at 11:59pm PT. Since first announcing the shutdown of the service, the company has also revealed that it would refund everyone who made a purchase for the platform directly through Google.
Developers who have games on Stadia have begun the process of migrating players to other platforms, with companies like Ubisoft providing free copies of games for owners on Stadia through their Ubisoft Connect software on PC, and a progress transfer. and saved data.