Razer Raiju Mobile is a new Android game controller
Crack those knuckles and get ready for a lot of gaming.
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In a Hollywood event loft saturated in green light,
launched a must-have accessory for serious Android gamers on Wednesday.
The Razer Raiju Mobile
controller is more accurate than onscreen controls and it adds more functionality than they can provide.
"When playing games on your phone, switching to the Raiju almost feels like cheating," said Michael Weitz Razer product marketing manager. "But it's not cheating. It's just a having a good controller."
Check out the Razer Phone 2 and its chic boxy frame
The Raiju Mobile isn't just for the new Razer Phone 2. It can connect to phones running Android 6.0 via Bluetooth Low Energy or a USB-C plug -- and there's an adapter for
with a Micro-USB ports.
PC compatibility will come later. That means when you're sick of playing
on your phone, you can switch to your PC and still use the same controller.