Google just did something interesting for Nintendo fans before we enter GDC 2019 as there’s a new controller support script in Google Chrome. A few people caught wind of this new addition to the browser that has now added controller support for the Nintendo Switch Pro-Controller as well as the Joy-Cons. As the tweet below shows the script and points out that this addition comes days before the new streaming service is to be unveiled to the public at next week’s convention.
Google's adding Nintendo Switch controller support to Chrome… days ahead of its game streaming service being unveiled. This is gonna be good. 👀 pic.twitter.com/MmgWdNmjov
— Owen Williams ⚡ (@ow) March 14, 2019
Let the speculation run wild as to what the service is actually going to provide now. If players wanted to hook up a controller, they could use any version of the Xbox One controller for PC, or one of the many designs that utilize the same functionality of the PS4 or Xbox One setup. But considering how Nintendo’s button scheme is reversed and the joy-cons are set up for Switch games only, it makes you wonder whether or not Nintendo and Google may have reached some kind of deal and we’ll see Nintendo products on the service. Or hey, it could just be something as simple as giving anyone access to the system no matter what controller you have. We really won’t know until next week.