Android controller gets support for touchscreen games


In June 2022, Razer announced the second version of its popular mobile controller, the Razer Kishi V2 for Android. This is used to enable smartphone games with console-level control. The new update made improvements, allowing the controller to be used in games that can actually only be controlled with a touchscreen.

Razer Kishi V2 Supports Touchscreen

The Razer Kishi V2 greatly enhances your mobile gaming experience. Still, there are titles that didn’t benefit from controllers. A game that can only be operated with a touch screen. Until now, that’s because manufacturers have announced new updates that allow gamepads to be used with exactly these titles.

new “Virtual Controller Mode” Play touchscreen games with the Kishi V2 for Android controller. Razer’s solution is based on a novel combination of hardware in the Kishi V2 controller and software in the Razer Nexus app, with new firmware updates adding modes.

The update is completely free and you can download it now. It will also be integrated into the Razer Edge Android handhelds before the end of Q1 2023. It was released as early as this week and was detailed at CES 2023.

About the Razer Kishi V2

The Razer Kishi V2 aims to redefine handheld gaming. Thanks to the manufacturer’s Wolverine controller’s tactile microswitch buttons, two analog sticks, and multi-purpose action buttons including two multi-function buttons, it aims to offer an experience that rivals that of console gamepads.

Overall, the Razer mobile controller is 220mm wide, 47mm high and 117mm deep. It weighs 284 grams and connectivity is via USB Type-C.

Compatible with a wide variety of Android smartphones with OS version 9.0 or later. The Razer Nexus app was also released at the same time. It can be used to start installed games, stream to YouTube and Facebook, adjust controller settings, and more.


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