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ROG Tessen Mobile Controller

Transform Your Game

  • Unique foldable design: ROG Tessen can be easily folded and slipped into a bag or pocket; it securely holds the phone in a landscape orientation and safeguards the USB Type-C ® connector from damage when installing the phone.
  • Compatible with phone cases: Rubber support pads and an extended Type-C connector allows users to connect to phones without having to be taken out of its protective case*.
  • Aluminum rear paddles: Programmable on the fly or within the Armoury Crate app, the paddles allow for easy execution of complex in-game commands.
  • 18W fast pass-through charging: Play and charge simultaneously to keep the phone battery topped up and ready for endless entertainment**.
  • Console-grade controls: 22° range of movement and 18 mm-tall right stick offer finer, more precise control; the grip handles’ ergonomic, outward-extended design ensures comfort during long gaming sessions.
  • Mechanical switches for face buttons and D-pad: High-quality switches provide rapid response, tactile feedback, and long-lasting durability.
  • Advanced customization options and ROG Button: Use Armoury Crate to remap buttons, adjust lighting, and configure the ROG Button.
  • Aura RGB lighting: Enjoy unmatched personalization options to create an immersive gaming vibe.
  • Zero-latency: Experience near-instantaneous, 500 Hz polling rate inputs via wired USB Type-C®.
  • Eco-friendly: The packaging can be repurposed and folded into a controller stand for the ROG Tessen.
  • Premium construction: Dual aluminum bridges provide a stable and durable platform for gaming.

*ROG Tessen can support phones with cases, up to a thickness of 7-14.5 mm. Certain cases featuring ring holder or strap design may not be compatible with the controller.

**Charging speed may vary based on phone type, battery level, cable, and adapter used.

ROG Tessen Mobile Controller Key Visual


Designed for Android phones, the ROG Tessen Mobile Controller features the innovative ROG Foldable Hinge that enables it to fold into itself for effortless portability. It includes rubber support pads of varying thicknesses and an extended Type-C® connector that makes it possible to connect to a phone without removing its protective case. The Tessen features the ROG Button, customizable software, as well as two additional rear paddles that can be programmed on the fly to execute complex in-game commands.

Unique foldable design

The durable telescopic bridge of the ROG Tessen allows it to fold effortlessly so you can easily slip it into your pocket or bag, making it the perfect on-the-go gaming accessory.
Additional, the folding design allows users to safely and easily connect the controller to the phone’s USB-C port.


Premium Construction

The Tessen has a telescopic aluminum bridge design that securely holds all modern Android smartphone models to give you a stable and durable gaming platform so you can focus solely on your game.

Fit Most Phones

Designed for versatility, the Tessen includes rubber pads that enable it to effortlessly accommodate a diverse range of phones up to 7-inches in size, with a thickness of 7–14.5 mm. It even works with phones in heavy-duty cases.

Aluminum Rear Paddles

Two aluminum paddles can be programmed as face buttons on the fly via the ROG Button, or within the Armoury Crate app, allowing you to execute complex in-game commands.

Back view of ROG Tessen, highlighting aluminum rear paddles

How to program your rear paddles

Extremely Customizable

Use the Armoury Crate app to tailor controls to suit your play style or any game. Remap buttons or configure customized functions and commands, including screen capture, gameplay recording, lighting effects, and more.

  • Closeup shot highlighting extended grip shape of ROG Tessen

    Ergonomic Form Factor

    The Tessen has a pronounced outward-extended grip shape for more comfortable gaming, even over extended periods of time.

  • Mechanical Switch for Face Buttons and D-pad

    Special metal dome mechanical switches for the face buttons and D-pad provide short actuation, tactile feedback, and almost-instantaneous response.

  • Closeup shot highlighting ROG Tessen’s right side joystick

    Console-grade Joysticks

    The joysticks offer 22° of movement, while the 18 mm-tall right stick ensures precise control, matching the experience of playing on gaming consoles.

Zero-Latency Inputs and 18W Fast Pass-Through Charging

Experience near-instantaneous, 500 Hz polling rate inputs delivered via USB Type-C® connection. Play and charge simultaneously to keep your phone battery stays topped up for endless entertainment without interruptions.

ROG Tessen being played and charged simultaneously.

Aura RGB Lighting

The Tessen features up to seven preset RGB effects, creating an immersive and dazzling visual spectacle.

ROG Tessen front view to the left - displaying Aura RGB lighting.


The Tessen packaging is constructed of eco-friendly materials, and part of it can be used as a controller stand.

ROG Tessen standing on part of its packaging - eco-friendly controller stand.

Supported Games

  • Aerofly FS 2020 Flight Simulator
  • Ailment
  • Among Us
  • Animus: Stand Alone
  • Asphalt 9: Legends
  • Assoluto Racing
  • Bad North: Jotunn Edition
  • Batman: The Enemy Within
  • Batman: The Telltale Series
  • Battle Supremacy
  • Beach Buggy Blitz
  • Call of Duty: Warzone Mobile
  • Crazy Taxi
  • Dead Trigger 2
  • Diablo Immortal
  • Don't Starve: Pocket Edition
  • Doom & Destiny Advanced
  • Double Dragon Trilogy
  • Exiled Kingdoms
  • Goat Simulator: Waste of Space
  • Grand Theft Auto III
  • Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories
  • Grand Theft Auto: Vice City
  • Hunting Clash: Shooting Games
  • Icey
  • Into the Dead 2
  • Jetpack Joyride
  • KartRider: Drift
  • LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens
  • Little Nightmares
  • Lost Light
  • MARVEL Future Fight
  • Minecraft
  • Real Racing 3
  • Reckless Racing 3
  • Riptide GP: Renegade
  • Rocket League Sideswipe
  • SaGa: Scarlet Grace - Ambitions
  • Samurai II: Vengeance
  • Space Marshals
  • Street Fighter IV CE
  • SuperTuxKart
  • T3 Arena
  • Terraria
  • The King of Fighters '98
  • Tower of Fantasy
  • Vampire Survivors
  • War Tortoise 2


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