MOGA XP7-X Plus: official controller for PC and Android with stand and induction charge

From PowerA comes a new controller, for computers and games on the go: it is the MOGA XP7-X Plus which brings out considerable versatility, in terms of battery, controller, connectivity and methods of use.
MOGA XP7-X Plus: official controller for PC and Android with stand and induction charge

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There have always been many controllers to get better performance in mobile games and, with the arrival of cloud gaming, with solutions such as Apple Arcade, Google Stadia, Amazon Luna and Xbox Cloud Gaming, their number has increased exponentially. Nonetheless, apart from Razer’s prestigious Kishi V2, few are able to give players a real competitive advantage. These include the new MOGA XP7-X Plus from the American PowerA.

The controller in question, with an ergonomic design, technically makes use of the classic central element with telescopic extension, useful for incorporating smartphones up to 18.1 cm of maximum extension: on the sides are included the classic buttons of an Xbox controller, including the buttons. ABXY action and analog sticks, but not only. On the back, in fact, two programmable buttons have been placed, which lend themselves to different uses depending on the game undertaken.

For example, according to some examples given, the user could quickly recall the handbrake in a racing game, and access his object warehouse in a title where the improvement of the character or the driven vehicle is foreseen. Note that the configuration of these buttons can also be done on the fly during the game.

In terms of game modes, the MOGA XP7-X Plus controller supports two. With the classic one, “cinema”, the smartphone must be embedded in the controller: with the table mode, à la tabletop for Nintendo Switch, you can instead extract a support with a stand from the controller, place the phone on it and play it remotely using Bluetooth . Thanks to the USB port, the controller can also be used in tandem with a PC in any case.

Compatible with the entire Game Pass game bouquet, as per Microsoft insured certification, the MOGA XP7-X Plus controller has a 2,000 mAh battery, which can be charged via classic microUSB which, however, is also able to inductively charge the smartphone with it is in contact with, at least to slow down its discharge during prolonged play. To date, it is possible to buy the new controller at the official PowerA website, at a price of 99.99 dollars, equal to just under 96 euros (at current exchange rates).


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