Coinciding with the Stadia shutdown the January 18Google unblock bluetooth connection of gamepad of Stadia. we explain how to update controller To obtain the.
if you see a I send from Stadia on Wallapop, eBay and the like at a bargain price, don’t hesitate and get it. It’s a good command, and now that I know unlock Bluetooth is much more practical.
As you know, Stadia was Google’s cloud gaming service, which close today. A series of bad decisions by Google, the absence of interesting games, and the fact that people are not very interested in playing via streaming, have ended the playful adventure of Google.
This service had own gamepad, which was connected to Stadia via WiFi, surely in anticipation that many TVs do not have Bluetooth. If you connected it to a PC or mobile to use it on a platform other than Stadia, it would only work by usb cable.
Actually the controller has Bluetooth, but Google blocked it from users using it on other platforms. So when Stadia shut down, those users asked Google to unlock the bluetooth to be able to use the wireless gamepad on PC, mobile phones, etc.
Gamepad Stadia: how to unlock the Bluetooth
Luckily, Google has listened to the pleas, and from today it is already available a new firmware which enables connect via bluetooth with the I send Stadia.
If you have this controller and want to update it, please note that this option is only available Until december 31. After that date, it will not be possible to unlock the gamepad.
The process is a bit long and cumbersome, but easy to follow with the on-screen instructions. It is done through WiFi and the chrome browseron a mobile or PC.
First, recharge the controller until it has at least 20% battery. Then go to this Stadia website, to access the update:
Tap on the button Switch to Bluetooth modeand follow the instructions on the screen.
The steps involve connecting the controller to Chrome, pressing a combination of buttons, and downloading and installing the new firmware on the controller.
With those actions, the gamepad the Stadia it will be possible connect via bluetooth still PC and even mobile. With a console we are not sure, they are very much yours when it comes to connecting strange controls.
In a few minutes, Stadia closes forever. The cloud game It does not take off, and beware that it seems that Amazon Luna is also going badly: games from its catalog disappear every week. To the users of Stadia they have the consolation that at least they can now connect the gamepad the Stadia to other platforms, for Bluetooth.
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