tech2 News StaffMar 11, 2019 17:24:33 IST
There have been numerous reports which suggest that Google has been working towards launching a game streaming service, dubbed as Project Stream.
A patent filed by the internet search giant describes what appears to be a hand-held controller for the game streaming service. The description for the controller suggests its use for activating or controlling a game on a supported host device.
As per a report by The Verge, the patent also details the notification system for the controller that alerts the player when a game is available if the user has received an invitation, alerts on leaderboard movement or even a chat request from another player.
In addition to that, the patent includes a series of illustrations showing off the controller's design. The dual-joystick setup is shown inclusive of shoulder and trigger buttons, a directional D-pad, gameplay buttons and also a microphone button, indicating support for voice-enabled features.
Google is expected to announce more about Project Stream and related gaming hardware at the upcoming Game Developers Conference which begins on 19 March.
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