Requires a secure context for the Gamepad API and adds a feature policy to allow restricting gamepad use.


The Gamepad API has been around for awhile and is widely used. However, recent pushes for privacy have brought the possibility for this API to be used for finger printing to our attention. These changes mitigate the finger printing risk.



Specification link

Specification being incubated in a Community Group

Status in Chromium


In developer trial (Behind a flag) (tracking bug)

Consensus & Standardization

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Last updated on 2022-01-14