USB Device Redirection to a Cloud Gaming PC
The problem of connecting game controllers to cloud computers
Can you use a game controller for cloud gaming? Sure you can. With the outstanding possibilities that cloud gaming provides today, you can not only stream a game to any display you own but also play it with a joystick or controller attached to your local computer. To make your peripherals accessible in the cloud, you should use a dedicated software app called FlexiHub. This tool will easily virtualize your devices and connect them to any cloud desktop over the internet. Keep reading to learn how it works with USB controllers of modern flight and auto simulation games.
Сloud gaming is undoubtedly one of the favorite pass-time activities for many. Why is cloud gaming so good? Well, when you happen to have a lot of free time or need to self-isolate from your friends and family for some time, the idea of playing video games becomes really appealing. Especially, if you don’t have to have a powerful gaming computer and can just rent a PC from one of the popular cloud gaming services like Shadow Cloud Computing, Maximum Settings, Vortex, Paperspace, etc.
What can enhance your gaming experience when playing video games is a wide variety of joysticks, steering wheels, throttle quadrants, yokes, and other valuable gaming peripherals.
For example, the most popular flight and auto simulation games including Microsoft Flight Simulator, X-Plane 11 NFS, DIRT RALLY, Forza, F1 can be played with specific controllers, such as Honeycomb Alpha Flight Controls, Logitech g27 or g29, Thrustmaster T300RS, THRUSTMASTER TS-PC RACER, Thrustmaster T.Flight Full Kit X, etc. The peripherals connect to gaming computers via USB.
But what should you do if you want to play a game remotely in the cloud? Can you use your local USB controller with a cloud PC?