Jumping into the mobile gaming sector, Razer announces the newest member to its accessories lineup. Introducing the Razer Junglecat—a fully functionally gamepad for all iOS devices. The engineering team has gone to the utmost extreme to make the device as sleek and thin as they could to fit with the iPhone’s style.
Being 20mm thick, it seems like a protective case for the handset since one can leave it attached with no negative repercussions. Not only is it a gaming peripheral, the Junglecat comes with two free downloadable apps: one for customizing the button scheme and the other to keep gamers informed of compatible titles,
As an MFi product, the Razer Junglecat takes advantage of all the latest features available on Apple devices. One such function is Game Controller Forwarding, which allows it and the iPhone 5/5s to act as a wireless controller for larger screened Apple devices. Co-founder of Razor Min-Liang Tan goes on to share is enthusiasm over the Junglecat stating the following:
“Game development is cascading into mobile with incredible production values and at a record pace, and the crossover of console gamers playing on their iOS and other mobile devices are growing in stride, The opportunity to design a sleek, high-performance gamepad controller for the iPhone was an exciting proposition that we can’t wait to share with our community and the world.”
The Junglecat will be available worldwide this July for $100.