Logitech and Tencent have announced that they are working on a handheld cloud gaming device. They combine the hardware know-how of the Logitech G brand with the software expertise of Tencent. According to a landing page (where you can enter your email address to receive updates), the device is tentatively referred to as the Logitech G Gaming Handheld.
The system is slated to launch later this year and will “support multiple cloud gaming services.” said Logitech. Tencent and Logitech work with Microsoft’s and NVIDIA’s Xbox Cloud Gaming and GeForce Now teams, respectively, so expect the handheld to support at least those two platforms.
Whether the device will actually go on sale as planned remains to be seen given the ongoing crisis in the supply chain, which is making production difficult for almost all electronics companies. However, many cloud gaming services are accessible via web apps on phones, so the device probably wouldn’t require much processing. It probably doesn’t need to be as powerful as, say, the Steam Deck. Using lower-powered components that aren’t particularly hard to come by could make it easier for Logitech and Tencent to actually build the handheld. In any case, we should learn more about the device in the coming months.
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