December 2, 2023

That is arguably fairly nifty.

Following a wave of software program updates for Apple merchandise on Monday, Apple has apparently additionally included help for wi-fi basic Nintendo controllers.

Found by developer Steve Troughton-Smith, reviews point out that the brand new 16.1 replace for iOS, iPadOS and tvOS now help Nintendo’s up to date basic controllers. The brand new replace for macOS Ventura additionally helps these controllers.

The controllers supply Bluetooth variations of legendary basic controllers, together with these for the Nintendo 64, NES, SNES and Sega Genesis. Meant to be used primarily with the Nintendo Change, particularly, Nintendo Change On-line providers, it appears the controllers will now work with a number of Apple units in due to the latest wave of updates.

Whereas the unique Nintendo controller probably wouldn’t be nice for at this time’s fashionable gaming (it solely has 4 buttons and a directional pad), many customers love the design of the unique Nintendo 64 controller, particularly for first-person shooters.

Each the Tremendous Nintendo controller and Nintendo 64 controller can be found by way of Nintendo’s official on-line Retailer. They retail for $29.99 and $49.99, respectively.

The updates apparently additionally added help for the Nintendo Change’s Pleasure-Cons together with the Nintendo Change Professional controller. Up to now, iOS has provided help for Sony’s Ps DualSense and Xbox wi-fi controllers since iOS 14.5.

When you’ve had an opportunity to attempt these controllers along with your Apple units, please tell us about your expertise within the feedback.

By way of The Mac Observer and @stroughtonsmith