What’s Christmas without sitting on the couch (or wherever) and engaging in some gaming? Well, for gamers, gaming on Christmas is not a damp squib, so MUO is here to one-up you for the festive season, as it gives you the opportunity to win a Riot PWR iOS Cloud Gaming Controller.
Yes, this little beast controls streamed Xbox games to your iPhone, so you can spend Christmas Day hurtling around Forza tracks or parked around the dizzying landscapes of Deathloop.
Win the Riot PWR iOS Cloud Gaming Controller!
Before you even start spreading your gaming fingers, you need to enter the giveaway first, or you won’t win anything! All you have to do is sign up for one of our three new newsletters (launching December 14th): MUO Linux, MUO Apple, and MUO Windows! You can find the full instructions on the main MUO Giveaway page.
We have a Riot PWR iOS Cloud Gaming Controller to award to one lucky reader. Now that you know how to enter the giveaway, you can get one step closer to holding cloud-gaming glory in the palm of your hand.
What is Riot PWR controller?
Let’s face it, using on-screen controls to play mobile cloud-based games sucks, especially if they’re Xbox games, which have tons of inputs for different actions. This seriously limits you when it comes to playing Xbox cloud games on your iPhone.
Riot PWR knows this, and has developed its excellent iOS cloud gaming controller, which means you not only get better control over Xbox games played on your iPhone, but you can also access more games in the cloud gaming library. You can, because you now have the right controller for them!
The Riot PWR controller looks a lot like a standard Xbox controller, save for one feature, which is a smartphone clamp built into the device. It places your iPhone on top of the controller, allowing you to have a perfect view of the gaming action without the need to prop your smartphone up on a separate phone stand.
It also connects to the iPhone via a Lightning cable, so you don’t need to rely on a spotty Bluetooth connection to get you through your gaming sessions. Instead, you’re tuning in to the action, reducing latency and improving your game in the process.
The controller comes in several colorways, including a beautiful Xbox Edition in white with green accents. So, along with playing this role, it is also visible. No logic here.
Enter MUO’s Christmas Giveaway
As they say, you have to be in it to win it. So, if you want to be among other cool gear with a chance to win a Riot PWR iOS cloud gaming controller, enter right away. Head over to the main giveaway page (just scroll down) and you could be in for a chance to win!
The Riot PWR Cloud Gaming Controller for iOS (Xbox Edition) is a dedicated mobile controller that aims to let you take your mobile-based cloud gaming to the next level. This version also features a color scheme to match the Xbox branding and dedicated Share and Xbox buttons.
Designed for enjoying the modern wonders of cloud gaming, does this controller deliver great quality for the price? We took a deep dive into the Riot PWR Cloud Gaming Controller for iOS (Xbox Edition) to give you the lowdown.
The Riot PWR Cloud Gaming Controller is a gaming controller with Lightning connector, exclusively for iPhone and iOS devices. It has an ergonomic design similar to the Xbox One and Xbox Series X/S controllers and fits comfortably in your hands over extended periods of time.
The phone connects via a stand that can be clipped to the front of the controller itself. It is also possible to adjust the tilt of the phone in the grip for better visibility.
When using the controller, one of the first things you might notice is how close the phone can fit to your hands and the fact that the phone covers some of the smaller internal buttons. This isn’t a big deal as you can easily adjust the angle of the phone, but it does take some getting used to.
On the plus side, since the system is plug-and-play and uses the phone’s battery, you don’t need to worry about plugging it in and charging it before getting started. In gaming, immediacy is the name of the game. In general, immediacy seems to be the goal of the Riot PWR Cloud Gaming Controller for iOS.
With its focus on cloud gaming, the whole process of playing games with the controller is as simple and immediate as it can be. You connect your phone, choose an app, and away you are. The controller is built with Xbox cloud gaming in mind, with a free month of service included in the box to get you hooked.