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Shield Tablet: Shield controller vs Third-Party controller

Discussion in 'Smartphones' started by Gokul raj, Jan 29, 2017.

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  1. Gokul raj

    Gokul raj ARC Initiate

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    So guys, I got the Nvidia Shield Tablet, however I am kind of limited in what I can play because I don't have a controller. Yes I can plug in a mouse and keyboard, but that is not exactly portable...

    The new Shield Controller looks pretty god, however the price tag right now is 70€. The old one is not available where I live tho.

    I know there are some features that only the original one has, like the Shield Hub button, the volume buttons, the Wi-Fi direct connection and so on.

    Is it even worth it? Should I just get a Bluetooth controller and be set?

    Also, I haven't tried Console mode yet... Because I need a controller... Do I need the original one for that?

    Thanks for all the replies!

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