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SteelSeries announces full Fortnite compatibility

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SteelSeries boasts a comprehensive line of critically acclaimed controllers for Fortnite mobile across iOS and Android.

CHICAGO – February 13, 2019 – SteelSeries, the global leader in gaming peripherals, today announces full Fortnite compatibility across all its mobile controllers including the new Stratus Duo, Stratus XL and Nimbus. This comprehensive family of critically acclaimed controllers is ready for Fortnite on mobile or PC.

“With the massive success of Fortnite, we want to ensure gamers have the best possible gaming experience regardless of what platform they’re playing on,” said Tino Soelberg, SteelSeries Chief Technical Officer.

Stratus Duo

The Stratus Duo is SteelSeries’ newest full-size multi-platform controller. Gamers can easily swap between the Bluetooth connection for mobile gaming on Android, Oculus Go and Samsung VR and the low latency 2.4GHz wireless connection for gaming on Windows. Gamers no longer need to struggle with awkward touchscreen controls while playing mobile games on their Android devices.

The Stratus Duo mirrors the familiar size and layout of console controllers but sports an upgraded design from the Stratus XL with a new trigger design featuring Magnetic Hall Effect sensors that keeps triggers consistent and precise. The controller also includes high performance clickable analog joysticks that feature minimal dead zones and smooth operation. The controller is powered by a lithium ion battery for 20+ hours of play time and includes a Micro USB cable that is 1.8 meters/5.9 feet in length.

The Stratus Duo is now available for $59.99/€69.99/$69.99 on steelseries.com and at Best Buy.


The Nimbus, the world’s best-selling game controller for Apple TV™, iOS, and Mac, is a full-sized wireless controller perfect for playing Fortnite on iPhone or iPad. The ergonomic shape and familiar button placement of the Nimbus makes it simple for users to jump right into Fortnite or hundreds of other games like Minecraft.

The Nimbus is available for $49.95.

Stratus XL 

The Stratus XL is a Bluetooth gaming controller for Android and Windows. It includes 40+ hours of gameplay with two AA batteries, LED notification, clickable joysticks and complete customization of gamer’s joystick sensitivity and trigger actuation.

The Stratus XL is available for $59.99.


The entire SteelSeries controller line is compatible with the new SmartGrip accessory. The SmartGrip is an adjustable phone mount that easily clips on to the controllers and holds gamers’ phones in place while gaming on the go. The SmartGrip is available now for $9.99. 

About SteelSeries

SteelSeries is a leader in gaming peripherals focused on quality, innovation and functionality, and the fastest growing major PC gaming headset brand in the US.Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is a pioneer supporter of competitive gaming tournaments and eSports and connects gamers to each other, fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ team of professional and gaming enthusiasts help design and craft every single accessory and are the driving force behind the company.

To learn more about SteelSeries’ products and esports partnerships, visit http://SteelSeries.com or follow us on social media for the latest updates at http://facebook.com/steelseries and be a part of the conversation on Twitter @SteelSeries.