Those of you who own a Sphero robotic toy and also a Windows 8 device, can now go ahead and download the official app to control it via a Bluetooth connection. More about this below.
The official Sphero app is now available for a free download on the Windows Store for Windows 8 and RT users and it comes with all the right tools needed to have some fun with your tiny robotic toy. By using the app, you will be able to level up your Sphero’s speed, imporove your driving skills and unlock your Sphero’s brightness with millions of colors. Also, you can earn color upgrades, tricks, core reactor upgrades, and much more that you’ll discover inside the game. There are many other Sphero challenges and you will also receive important Sphero notifications and firmware updates by using the app.
Control your Sphero ball from your Windows 8 tablet with the official app
Orbotix has announced that this is an universal app, and it will be available for Windows Phone users, as well. Here’s what the Sphero maker has said on its official blog:
Orbotix, the world’s leading connected toy maker, today announces that Sphero 2.0 – the robot ball and game system – is now available for Windows Phone 8 smartphones and Windows 8-powered devices. As part of their collaboration, Sphero will also roll into Microsoft’s U.S. retail stores this summer. The main Sphero app will work on all devices running Windows 8.0/8.1, including tablets, smartphones, laptops, and desktops, and can be downloaded from the Microsoft Windows and Windows Phone Stores. Sphero 2.0 is the only connected toy that works on the big three mobile operating systems: Windows, iOS, and Android.
Meet the only app capable of keeping up with Sphero. This is the central app for Sphero and a required app for all Sphero owners. Use it to get rolling with Sphero Original or 2.0, upgrade firmware and personalize your gameplay like never before. Level up your individual Sphero’s speed, colors, core reactor, and boost times. Complete missions, purchase tricks, and master your skills. The more you play with Sphero, the better he gets. You need to own a Sphero Robotic Ball in order to use this application. Visit GoSphero.com to get Sphero 2.0, learn more from our tutorial videos, or become part of the Sphero community.