Additions to the gamepad API to enable devices with touch-sensitive controls and devices that are capable of tracking position, orientation, and/or motion. VR controllers will benefit from the new attributes, as will more traditional gamepads with these types of inputs.

Specification

Specification link


Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium

Blink


No longer pursuing (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

After a feature ships in Chrome, the values listed here are not guaranteed to be up to date.

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The `touched` attribute is now tracked as https://www.chromestatus.com/feature/5727206521176064. VR-specific inputs, including pose, are now handled by WebXR Device API: https://github.com/immersive-web/webxr/blob/master/explainer.md#input

Search tags

Gamepad, VR controllers,

Last updated on 2021-03-12