That's good news if you want to use your new controllers to game on an iPhone 12 or an iPad Air 4. At the moment you can connect up both Xbox One and PS4 gamepads to Apple hardware through the magic of Bluetooth.
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"Microsoft and Apple are working together to bring compatibility for the Xbox Series X controller to customers in a future update," reads the document. As you'll notice, Apple isn't committing to a timescale, but compatibility is in the works.
As yet there's no mention of support for the PS5 DualSense controller, though the latest iOS 14.3 beta has a number of clues that suggest Apple is working on this too – in fact it might even arrive before the equivalent Xbox functionality.
It does of course make sense for Apple to add support for these new controllers, while it's busy pushing its Apple Arcade service. The gaming subscription lets you play a wealth of titles across iPhones, iPads, Macs and the Apple TV.
No matter what device you use, gaming is much easier when a gamepad is involved. A number of third-party controllers are already available that work with Apple hardware, and you can of course use the controllers from older Sony and Microsoft consoles too.
We'll keep an eye on the developing situation and let you know as soon as support for Xbox Series X, Xbox Series S and PlayStation 5 is added to Apple devices, most probably through a series of software updates.
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