When Apple revealed the brand-new Apple TELEVISION as well as its capacity to play games at its ‘Hey Siri’ occasion earlier today, the business played down the reality that MFi gamepad controllers for apple iphone and iPad would certainly be compatible with the new device. After the occasion, SteelSeries revealed the brand name brand-new Nimbus gamepad controller would be the initial made specifically for the Apple TV.
“SteelSeries is at the facility of the greatest evolution in pc gaming. Nimbus stands for a brand-new standard in wireless video gaming controllers as well as we’re delighted to be bringing this controller to this amazing platform,’ claimed Ehtisham Rabanni, SteelSeries CEO. “Our worldwide pc gaming lineage, along with our unrelenting search of basic, modern design is on complete display screen with Nimbus. We’re enjoyed provide a really exceptional product for the new Apple TELEVISION at a wonderful price.”
The Xbox One-like Nimbus cordless gamepad gives 40 hrs of gameplay on a single charge and can be recharged by means of a Lightning cord, making it the initial accessory to doing this. SteelSeries likewise says it has pressure-sensitive buttons for ‘accurate control.’ Furthermore, the controller has a big ‘Menu’ button in the center of the controller, mirroring the ‘Food selection’ switch on the brand-new Apple TELEVISION remote.
The gamepad is showcased conspicuously in the ‘Games as well as More’ section of the new Apple TELEVISION’s web page on Apple’s web site, suggesting Apple as well as SteelSeries are placing the controller as the crown jewel gamepad for the Apple TV. Individuals can likewise play games with the brand-new Apple TELEVISION distant, apples iphone as well as iPod touches.
The Nimbus will certainly be available on Apple.com and also in Apple retail establishments for $49.95 and will debut around the globe in late October along with the new Apple TV.