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

Feature Chrome Firefox (Gecko) Internet Explorer Opera Safari (WebKit)
General support 21.0 webkit
35.0
29.0 (29.0) Not supported 15.0 webkit
22.0
Not supported
Feature Android Firefox Mobile (Gecko) IE Phone Opera Mobile Safari Mobile
General support Not supported 32.0 (32.0) Not supported Not supported Not supported

See also

Using the Gamepad API

License

© 2016 Mozilla Contributors
Licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License v2.5 or later.
https://developer.mozilla.org/en-us/docs/web/api/gamepad/connected