Logitech’s Cloud Gaming Handheld Leaks

We already knew Logitech was teaming up with Tencent to make a handheld dedicated to cloud gaming, but we hadn’t seen it. Today, new images leaked that show off a device reminiscent of Nintendo Switch.

The shots were leaked by blogger Evan Blass, who took to Twitter to share three images of the handheld (sincerely removed, but rehosted elsewhere). The images show different angles of the device, including one that shows off the device’s user interface, which looks similar to the Nintendo Switch UI.

The apps shown off on the screen include the already anticipated Nvidia GeForce Now and Xbox Cloud Gaming services, along with icons for Steam, Google Chrome, and YouTube, as you can see in the image below:

Image: Evan Blass (via Imgur)

Another image shows the rear side, and a third (below) gives us a clear, front-on view of the handheld. The device features two thumbsticks, a D-Pad, and a button layout consisting of A, B, X and Y, along with a few additional buttons such as a Home icon and a Logitech icon. The top of the device has a shoulder and trigger button on each side of the device.

While we don’t have clear images of the top of the unit, the image showing off the UI appears to show an audio jack and possibly a slot for a microSD card.

Image: Evan Blass (via Imgur)

Image: Evan Blass (via Imgur)

The most interesting element of the image is the seeming appearance of a native app for Google Play. While Logitech did not mention anything about the device running any mobile games natively, the apparent decision to include it adds more variety to the device.

Outside of this leak, Logitech has officially yet to officially announce the product name, let alone a price.

Taylor is the Associate Tech Editor at IGN. You can follow her on Twitter @TayNixster.

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