Xbox Series X Controller Support for iPhone, iPad is Coming Soon

As spotted by a Reddit user, Apple has updated its wireless game controllers support page to reflect that it is working with Microsoft to bring Xbox Series X controller support to iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple TV devices (via MacRumors).

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According to Apple, you can connect one of the following wireless controllers to play supported games from Apple Arcade or the App Store, navigate your Apple TV, and more. 

  • Xbox Wireless Controller with Bluetooth (Model 1708)
  • Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2
  • Xbox Adaptive Controller
  • PlayStation DualShock 4 Wireless Controller
  • Other MFi (Made for iOS) Bluetooth controllers might be supported

Regarding the new Xbox Series X controller, the support page notes the following:

“Microsoft and Apple are working together to bring compatibility for the Xbox Series X controller to customers in a future update.”

To learn how to pair a controller with your iOS or iPadOS device, Apple TV, or Mac, visit this page.