Samsung has today announced its Smartphone GamePad, designed for use with smartphones, the game controller is now available in select European countries and will work with any smartphone ranging from 4 to 6.3 inches, but is designed primarily for the Android platform.

The GamePad features an eight way d-pad, two analog sticks, four action buttons, two trigger buttons, a select and start button and finally a play button.

The Samsung Smartphone GamePad will also connect with any Galaxy smartphone or tablet using an NFC tag, for those without you can pair with it using Bluetooth.

Samsung also recommends that you use its Mobile Console app alongside the GamePad, which allows users to see which apps are compatible with the controller, with 35 dedicated games available at launch, and more coming in 2014.

The available titles include Need for Speed Most Wanted, Gameloft’s Asphalt8: Airborne, Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour, SEGA’s Virtua Tennis Challenge, and more.

Samsung haven’t announced specific availability or pricing for the Samsung Smartphone GamePad yet.

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