Google patent hints at controller for its upcoming game streaming service

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Google is well-known to be working on a game streaming service, dubbed Project Stream. Now it looks like there are some signs for the first hardware to support the service.

A patent filed by Internet search giant reveals that what seems like to be a hand-held controller for the game streaming service. The details for the controller suggests its use to activate or control the game on a supported host device.

It also describes the notification system for the controller that notifies when a game is available if the user has received an invitation, status chance on leader board, or a chat request from another player, The Verge reports.

As per the latest technology news, it also describes the notification system for the controller which indicates when a game is available if the user has received an invitation, status chance on leader board, or a chat request from another player.

In addition, the patent contains a series of illustrations showing the design of the controller. The double-joystick setup is shown with shoulders and trigger buttons, a directional D-pad, gameplay button, and a microphone button, which shows support for voice-enabled features.

Google is expected to announce more about the alleged game streaming service and controller at its upcoming Game Developers Conference at the end of this month.