OUYA Game Console Is Compatible With Xbox 360 And PS3 Controllers

By Vamien McKalin email: v.mckalin@mobilenapps.com | Jan 27, 2013 08:34 PM EST

Share This Story

  • Print
  • Email

Those who are planning to purchase an OUYA might be interested in knowing that the Android-based console is able to work with Xbox 360 and PS3 wireless controllers and via USB.

The information comes from game developer Puzzl, who also stated the OUYA is capable of working with many other controllers and not just that of the Xbox 360 and Sony PS3. What's interesting is when Puzzl claims that even the Nintendo Wii-mote controller works with OUYA. However, the question is, how useful will all these controllers be when the OUYA goes on sale later in the year.

Follow us

We're guessing for third party controllers to work properly, game developers would have to design their games around such controllers. But how many would waste time doing that when the OUYA has its own controller that is more than capable of playing little casual Android games where the player is only required to press a single button most of the times.

Puzzl CEO Nilsen Filc, said third party controllers will not work right out of the box in an interview he had with Pocket-Lint:

"We just fiddled today in the inners of the OUYA in root mode - as we're working on our own controllers to support implementation for our four players games," he said. "A bit surprised of what we found in the base kernel of OUYA. It is really targeted, and not really advertised, although it should be."

It is also reported that the OUYA is capable of playing 720p and 1080p mkv, avi and mp4 video content smoothly. Not too shabby for a game console that is so small. It might just find a place to survive in this market.


Get the Most Popular Mobile&Apps Stories in a Weekly Newsletter

Join Our Conversation

The HTC logo is seen with different devices from the brand HTC M10 Perfume Launching A Month Later After MWC 2016
Lava Unleashes New P7 Device Into The Indian Market
New Disney Phone Coming To Japan
Xiaomi Locks Redmi Note 3, Mi 4c And Mi Note Pro; Others To Follow Suit?
Tablet / Laptop / PC
Dell Venue 7 and Venue 8 Dell unveils Venue 7 and Venue 8 Android 4.3 Jelly Bean tablets
Retina iPad Mini facing delays, may not launch until early next year
Refurbished 128GB iPad with Retina Display now available on the Apple Online Store
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition: Pricing and availability now official
Amazon Logo Amazon reportedly to launch ‘Firetube’ set-top box before 2013 holidays
Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear India launch: Pricing and availability
Samsung Galaxy Gear Android smartwatch now up for pre-order in Canada
Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 reportedly in the works already, may debut at CES or MWC 2014
OS / Software
HTC Logo HTC reportedly considering Android/Windows Phone dual-booting smartphone as Microsoft pushes for deeper Windows mobile integration
iOS 7 Chrome Incognito mode leaks private searches due to bug
Sprint HTC One Android 4.3 Jelly Bean already rolling out, AT&T, T-Mobile & Verizon to follow
Microsoft Windows 8.1 now available for pre-order
Internet / Social Media
Google Downtime Google blacks out for two minutes, causes 40 percent drop in world’s Internet traffic
Xbox Music web player is live and ready for Xbox Music Pass subscribers
Facebook Android app collected phone numbers even if users never logged in
Firefox 22 brings support for web video calls, 3D gaming, and Unreal Engine 3
What's App
ZTE's new lease program ZTE’s new Lease-to-own Program for Mobile Devices
LG’s G Pay to Take on Google, Samsung and Apple
Facebook: Taxes in the UK and a new Shopping tab
Samsung’s VR Headset to be Released at $99, Hulu Jumps Onboard with Apps Ready

Most Popular

© 2016 IBT Media Inc. All Rights Reserved.mobilenapps