Gamepad support coming to Google Chrome

Gamepad support coming to Google Chrome
Craig Chapple

By Craig Chapple

November 25th 2011 at 9:43AM

Search engine giant to also integrate open source video chat application WebRTC in browser

Google is to add plug-and-play gamepad, webcam and microphone support to its Chrome web browser early next year, Google's Paul Kinlan has revealed.

Speaking at Develop Liverpool, Kinlan also claimed that the search engine giant would be adding open source video and voice chat application WebRTC to its web browser.

This could open up the possibility of support for cloud gaming services and live video chat.

Google Chrome currently has more than 200 million users making it one of the most popular web browsers in the world, and continues to grow its userbase.