WWDC19: Apple Announces tvOS Game Controller Support

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WWDC19 is live, and we’ve seen a lot of updates for Apple TV. One of them is tvOS game controller support for PlayStation and Xbox controllers on Apple TV.

tvOS Game Controller Support

Although the announcement was included with Apple Arcade, Apple’s gaming subscription service, presumably they will work with other games on tvOS as well. tvOS 13 will work with the Xbox One S and PlayStation DualShock4 controllers. tvOS 13 also supports the Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth.

tvOS game controllers

This is sure to change gaming on the Apple TV, because let’s face it, the TV Remote isn’t a great gaming controller.

Further Reading:

[WWDC 2019 Gets Preview of Apple TV Show ‘For All Mankind’]

[TVOS Upgrade Announced AT WWDC 2019]

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archimedes

What about iOS? Presumably we can run Arcade on an iPad as well?