Stadia controller Bluetooth Mode Firmware #ReverseEngineerinng #Gaming #Hacking @kiscyne

The Google Stadia controller is a favorite, even with Stadia being shut down days ago. There are instructions from Google on switching the controller from WiFi to Bluetooth mode to game on other devices. Google lists two caveats:

Switching is permanent

Once you switch your controller to Bluetooth mode, you can’t change it back to use Wi-Fi on Stadia. You can still play wired with USB in Bluetooth mode.

Available until December 31, 2023

You can switch to Bluetooth mode, check the controller mode, and check for Bluetooth updates until Dec 31, 2023.

The process uploads certain firmware files. A GitHub user has uploaded these files in hopes the community can use them in creative ways.  See the GitHub repository here.

Per this post and here, the Stadia controller runs on a NXP i.MX RT1061 MCU, and a Broadcom BCM43458 wireless chip.


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