Logitech presents its own alternative to the Nintendo Switch and the Steam Deck. (Image source: Logitech)
If you want a little more mobility when gaming, you are no longer dependent on the Nintendo Switch. Now Logitech is stepping up and introducing its own gaming handheld. It could be a good alternative, especially for fans of the Xbox Series X|S.
New handheld from Logitech relies on cloud gaming
After the Nintendo Switch and the Steam Deck, Logitech is now also following the trend towards gaming handhelds. The focus is on cloud gaming. You can also download mobile games from the Google Play Store and then play them anywhere, but it only gets really interesting when you are connected to the Internet (source: Logitech).
The Cloud Gaming Handheld supports Xbox Cloud Gaming, Nvidia GeForce Now and Valve’s Steam Link. So you can play games transferred directly to your handheld. In the case of Xbox Cloud Gaming, you don’t even need to own an Xbox Series X|S. However, you still need Game Pass Ultimate. Microsoft recently introduced many new games for the consoles and the game subscription.
However, since the games do not actually run on the handheld, but are only streamed there, the feature is used A stable internet connection is also required. In order to be able to gamble on the go and anywhere, the Logitech handheld is only suitable to a limited extent.
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Is Logitech creating an alternative to Switch and Steam Deck?
A major strength of the Cloud Gaming Handheld is the promised one Battery life of more than 12 hours. In addition, it only weighs 463 grams. So within the limits of your WLAN, you have more mobility to be able to gamble easily and comfortably. With a gadget from Razer you can even turn your smartphone directly into a handheld.
Logitech’s cloud gaming handheld will initially only be available in the US and Canada on October 17th. With a price tag of $350 the Logitech trade is a bit expensive than the Nintendo Switch OLED for 333 euros (view on Amazon). However, it is cheaper than the Steam Deck, which costs €419 in its cheapest version (source: Steam Deck by Valve).