Logitech Unveils Logitech G Cloud Gaming Handheld for European Market
The Logitech G Cloud will open up bit by bit between May 22 and June 22 in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland for €359 or £329.
As the company prepares to launch its device in Europe, Logitech is moving forward with its cloud-focused handheld gaming console. The company is still actively releasing software updates for the Logitech G Cloud in addition to this release.
The Logitech G Cloud will open up bit by bit between May 22 and June 22 in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy, Spain, Norway, Denmark, Sweden and Finland for €359 or £329. As an update, it costs $349 in the U.S. In any case, it is typically marked down to $299.
European clients will get as long as a half year of Xbox Game Pass Extreme (with Xbox Cloud Gaming), one month of Nvidia GeForce Now (Need membership level) and one month of Shadow PC.
At the point when Logitech declared the Logitech G Cloud in September 2022, many individuals didn't actually comprehend the reason why individuals would burn through $350 for a compact Android console. Dissimilar to the $299 Switch, you can't play Zelda on it. You can't play PC games on the go like you can with the $399 Steam Deck.
However, the device's name provides the answer. The Logitech G Cloud was created with cloud gaming in mind. The Xbox Cloud Gaming and Nvidia GeForce Now applications are pre-installed on the device by default. Even on the company's website, it states that the console "requires a cloud subscription service sold separately to function as intended."
The Logitech G Cloud, on the other hand, can be used for remote play. You can use an Xbox or PlayStation as a second screen to play outside of your living room if you already have one. Alternatively, you can play PC games that are streamed from a gaming PC.
Shadow turns into an authority accomplice
The Logitech G Cloud has a comfortable plan with a touchscreen encompassed by gamepad controls. It has a perfectly measured proportion of processing ability to run cloud gaming administrations, yet nothing extra.
This indicates that the Logitech G Cloud lacks a fan to cool the device, a lot of internal storage, and a powerful APU. All things considered, what you get is a pleasant 1080p 7-inch show, a microSD card opening, a USB-C port, a 3.5mm earphone jack, speakers, receivers and every one of the buttons that you would anticipate from a cutting-edge gamepad.
In the engine, the Logitech G Cloud includes a mid-range Qualcomm framework on a chip (the Snapdragon 720G), 4GB or Smash, 64GB of inner stockpiling, Bluetooth 5.1 and WiFi 5 help — indeed, WiFi 6 help would have been great.
I evaluated the Logitech G Cloud back in October, and it has in short order become my number one manner to mess around. I particularly praised the Logitech G Cloud's adaptability when used with Shadow PC, a cloud computing service that gives you access to a high-end PC in a nearby data centre.
You can install any Steam game and play it flawlessly from the couch with this setup. The Steam Deck is 30% heavier than the Logitech G Cloud, which weighs 463g. It stays cool and calm. The best part is that you don't have to worry about running out of battery because all the heavy computing is done on a remote server.
Throughout the course of recent months, Logitech has sent programming refreshes with new elements, for example, virtual button planning for contact-based portable games, customization settings with regards to awareness and no man's lands for the simple sticks and L2/R2 triggers, and official help for Shadow PC.
The Logitech G Cloud will soon come pre-installed with the Shadow PC app, and Shadow now fully supports the built-in controller.
The Logitech G Cloud is not for everyone, as previously stated. It functions admirably for individuals who are now into cloud gaming or who are searching for something planned explicitly for this reason with a huge 7-inch show. The Logitech G Cloud does a great job of filling a gap in a market that is likely to be small. Additionally, more people will now be able to purchase one.