Apple’s next iOS 14.5 update will bring Xbox and PlayStation controller support to the iPhone, according to YouTuber and blogger Rene Ritchie.
The mobile gaming industry is continuing its meteoric rise in the entertainment industry. More and more people are playing games than ever before and Apple wants to be part of the $76.7 Billion industry.
According to sources, the controller support will provide mobile gamers who prefer the iPhone to set up custom mapping on a per-game basis, this will be available in the Game Controller menu under the ‘General’ section of your iPhone device’s system settings app.
The controllers will also work with or Apple TV running the tvOS 14.5 update.
Also coming with the new update is support for 5G for dual SIM users, app tracking controls among other minimal changes.
Everything New in the iOS 14.5 Beta
- Unlock iPhone w/ Mask
- PS5/XSX Controller support via BT
- 5G Dual SIM support
- Hey Siri Emergency Support
- Fitness+ Airplay support
- Redesign Podcast app
- New S/W update page
- App tracking transparency feature
iOS 14.5 developer beta:
⌚️ Unlock iPhone with Face ID + Apple Watch if you’re wearing a mask. Haptic notification + ability to re-lock
🔒 App Tracking controls
🚨 Hey, Siri, call emergency!
🎮 Latest Xbox/PS controller support
📱 5G global dual-SIM support
— Rene Ritchie (@reneritchie) February 1, 2021