Apple TV Adding Xbox One And PS4 Controller Support Soon
On June 3rd, Apple held a their keynote speech for their Worldwide Developers Conference with company CEO Tim cook, introducing a variety of new technology and updates to existing properties. In addition to all the exciting news, they’ve announced that Apple soon add new functionality to their proprietary television streaming service, Apple TV. Namely, controller support for both PlayStation 4 and Xbox One to come soon.
While Apple has yet to enter the games business with gusto, it looks like the corporation is attempting to get their foot in the door and expand with the rapidly evolving industry. Their support for PlayStation 4’s Dualshock 4 and the Xbox One controllers will launch alongside Apple Arcade, a brand new game streaming service to arrive this Fall. There will be over 100 games heading to their online store for all mobile devices including iPads, iPhones, their laptop series, and Apple TV.
With other corporate technology giants like Xbox and Microsoft making moves in bringing the Xbox Game Pass to PC, an unofficial partnership between the two and Sony, and various other collaborative moves between the other games industry figure heads. With Google soon to show off their Stadia console, it’s high time Apple makes some moves.
Passing on a question to you – do you think with the addition of Apple TV providing controller support for Xbox One and PlayStation 4, more people will jump on board with their service? Or do you think the demographic already exists and they’re hoping it maintains their current consumer pool? Let us know what you think in the comments section below or start a conversation on Don’t Feed the Gamers Facebook page. To stay up to date on gaming and entertainment news as it happens, follow us on Twitter! Here are some of our latest:
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