Gamepad.connected

The Gamepad.connected property of the Gamepad interface returns a boolean indicating whether the gamepad is still connected to the system.

If the gamepad is connected, the value is true; if not, it is false.

Syntax

 readonly    attribute boolean             connected;

Example

var gp = navigator.getGamepads()[0];
console.log(gp.connected);

Value

A boolean.

Specifications

Specification Status Comment
Gamepad
The definition of 'Gamepad.connected' in that specification.
Working Draft Initial definition

Browser compatibility

FeatureChromeEdgeFirefoxInternet ExplorerOperaSafari
Basic Support

35

21 — 34 webkit

(Yes)

29

24 — 281

No

22

15 — 21 webkit

No
FeatureAndroidChrome for AndroidEdge mobileFirefox for AndroidIE mobileOpera AndroidiOS Safari
Basic Support No (Yes) (Yes)32 No No No

1. From version 24 until version 28 (exclusive): this feature is behind the dom.gamepad.enabled preference (needs to be set to true). To change preferences in Firefox, visit about:config.

See also

Using the Gamepad API

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