Supercharge your mobile gaming experience with these accessories – The Indian Express

December 8, 2021 by No Comments

Over the past four years, the smartphone gaming segment has seen a massive surge in player base, ranging from the competitive types to the casuals. Thanks to the pandemic boost, India itself has risen to the 5th rank in the global mobile gaming market, with an average gamer spending nearly Rs 230 per month on in-game items, as reported by Business Insider India. Tech giants like Sony have also begun seeing the potential and are developing their own lineup of games and other mobile accessories to cater to the crowd.

Games on mobile are starting to get more advanced and with cloud gaming on the rise, the demand for comfortable handheld gaming keeps increasing day by day. So, we have compiled a list of accessories that would help create a better gaming experience on your phones.

Mobile Gaming Trigger

In competitive games like PUBG Mobile, players are forced to hold their devices in landscape mode for long periods of time. This combined with the constant button mashing can lead to discomfort and hand cramps that could even cost you the match. For such occasions, a universal phone grip such as the GameSir F2 Grip can come in handy.

GameSir F2 Grip universal gaming trigger. (Image credit: GameSir)

The accessory comes with two handles on either side, where your palms can rest comfortably, and fire-trigger buttons on top that emulate a standard gaming controller. Since battle royale titles allow you to drag and drop action buttons all across your screen, you can even place your most used items under the trigger pad for quick access. The device can also be used in MOBA titles such as Pokémon Unite and Arena of Valor, where one has to constantly cast and switch between spells.

Controller Attachment

Unlike the gaming trigger, a controller attachment is inclined towards providing more screen real estate and emulating a familiar console layout. The Razer Kishi features all the tactile buttons, thumbsticks, and bumpers as an Xbox controller would, and is powered through your phone’s charging port. It comes in both USB Type-C and Lightning variants, and can easily stretch and securely clamp onto most modern handheld devices.

The Razer Kishi controller attachment’s button layout resembles an Xbox controller. (Image credit: Razer)

Since the attachment connects directly to the charging port, players do not experience any latency either. The added screen space is also great for cinematic, story-driven games such as The Wolf Among Us and Life is Strange, giving you an immersive, laid back experience.

Cooling Pad

Extensive periods of gaming can cause your phone to overheat, leading to slow performance, overall life shortage, and at times, automatic shutdowns. To prevent this, a cooling pad such as the Rock Gamepad Cooler can help regulate the temperatures by pulling cold air from your surroundings onto the phone’s backside. Powered by a 1200mAh battery, the fans spin at 6500 RPM, allowing your mobile to cool down even while playing on the highest graphical settings.

The Rock cooling pad’s fan spins at 6500RPM and regulates your phone’s temperature. (Image credit: ROCK)

The difference in temperature might not be that noticeable to touch, but it will definitely help with thermal throttling, giving you a stutter-free experience. Additionally, it comes with two handles on either side that helps with better grip and even features a kickstand for when you’re …….



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