Google's Stadia Controller now available for preorder without Founder's Edition
The controller is $69 on the Google Store.
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Still, Google says customers should only buy the Stadia Controller by itself if they already purchased Founder's Edition and want a second controller, or if they have access to the service via a buddy pass, which gives them three months to try Stadia Pro.
The controllers come with Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, a USB-C port, and a Google Assistant button to trigger the microphone. They also have a Li-Ion battery, headset jack and capture button for access to screenshots and videos.
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