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Logitech revealed its portable cloud gaming console: G Cloud, rival to Nintendo Switch and Steam Deck

In addition, it presented new products aimed at content creators, streamers and gamers.

Logitech confirmed this Wednesday all the rumors that have been generated in recent weeks around its ambitious portable console, which will have the popular Nintendo Switch and Stream Deck as direct competitors.

The first gamer bet that jointly developed the brand of peripherals Logitech and mobile game developer Tencent It was presented during the Logi Play event that he broadcast through his Twitch channel.

It’s called the G Cloud, and unlike its rivals, its appeal lies in its compatibility with Xbox Cloud Gaming cloud gaming, Steam Link, and Nvidia’s GeForce Now.




In addition to Xbox Game Pass, Logitech G Cloud will also offer access to NVIDIA’s GeForce Now.

This handheld console features a 7-inch HD touchscreen, 12+ hours of battery life, haptic technology, gyroscope, and remappable controls.

“You can get in with ease, wherever you are, and take advantage of the 16:9 full-screen display. With longer battery life, built-in Wi-Fi, and ergonomic controls, Logitech G CLOUD will let you progress through campaigns or connect to a multiplayer session wherever it’s most convenient for you.”

Nintendo Switch, the main exponent within portable consoles.  Photo: STRINGER / AFP.


Nintendo Switch, the main exponent within portable consoles. Photo: STRINGER / AFP.

Logitech G Cloud was developed in partnership with Tencent Games and supports cloud streaming from a variety of apps, plus the ability to stream local games from an Xbox console using the Xbox app, your Steam games via SteamLink, or download apps remote gaming. streaming video and more.

“Cloud gaming is a super exciting new way to play. I love that you can access game libraries from anywhere,” said Ujesh Desai, vice president and general manager of Logitech Gaming.

The G Cloud console will have direct access to major cloud gaming services.  Photo: capture.


The G Cloud console will have direct access to major cloud gaming services. Photo: capture.

“What we wanted to do was challenge ourselves to build a device that was perfectly optimized for cloud gaming. This meant precision controls, similar to those of a high-end Xbox controller, a large HD display, incredible battery life, and a lightweight design so gamers can enjoy long gaming sessions, without compromise.”

Catherine Gluckstein, VP of Xbox Cloud Gaming, added: “Handhelds are the natural next step in our evolution of cloud gaming, and it’s great to see a global hardware leader like Logitech optimize Xbox Cloud Gaming for their new device. “.

Steam Deck, the new Valve console that will compete with Nintendo Switch.  Photo Valve


Steam Deck, the new Valve console that will compete with Nintendo Switch. Photo Valve

The G Cloud console will go on sale October 17 at $349.99, just over 100,000 pesos at the exchange rate of the day. For those who pre-order, the handheld will be $299.99 for a limited time.

At the moment, Logitech admitted that there are no plans to distribute it both in Argentina and the rest of Latin America at least until after June 2023.

The rest of the ads

Although the virtual event had as its star announcement the presentation of the novelty, the Logi Play event revealed the brand’s new product catalog for the segment of content creators on Twitch and YouTube, as well as for the gaming of its Logitech G line.

Logitech announced the Litra Beam reflector.


Logitech announced the Litra Beam reflector.

The first announcement for streamers and podcasters is a self-adjusting LED lamp and is designed to fit into any setup. be called Liter Beam and has a high degree of customization.

Via buttons located on the back, five brightness and color temperature settings (warm candlelight to cool blue) can be accessed, as well as stepless, continuous adjustment throughout the range, from 2700K-6500K.

Litra Beam is versatile and connects via plug and play to the PC or directly by plugging it into the power, like any reflector.

It also has Logitech G HUB desktop app supportwhich allows greater flexibility in adjusting brightness by percentage values ​​and color temperature.

Blue Sona, the new microphone for streamers and content creators.


Blue Sona, the new microphone for streamers and content creators.

The new Blue Sona microphone also stood out in this segment. Blue Microphones’ audio quality has been coupled with advanced technology and a design purpose-built for streaming gaming, podcasts, and professional-grade video content.

Its design is thought together with a 290-degree swivel mount for complete freedom of microphone placement in any desktop configuration.

The new Logitech Pro Racing Wheel for racing gamers known as Sim Racers has gone from gear-based force feedback and fully embraced direct drive technology, thanks to the Logitech G Pro wheelbase.

Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel and Logitech G Pro Racing Pedals, new for motorsport fans on PlayStation.


Logitech G PRO Racing Wheel and Logitech G Pro Racing Pedals, new for motorsport fans on PlayStation.

Officially endorsed by Lando Norris of the McLaren Formula 1 Team, the new wheel was revealed alongside the Swiss company’s Logitech G Pro Racing Pedals. Both will soon arrive in Argentina, according to company sources. Not so the cockpit and the support that completes the simulation experience.

In terms of audio, the brand took advantage of the Logi Play to reveal the Astro 30 model, its premium brand in headphones for gamers. They are compatible with any gaming device including PC, mobile and tablet, PlayStation, Xbox, Nintendo Switch or even Steam Deck.

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