The advances of the last few days suggested an imminent release and so it was: SteelSeries Nimbus +, the new Made For iPhone (MFi) certified joypad for video game enthusiasts who want to have a dedicated console-style console controller to better control the numerous titles available for iPhone, iPad, Mac and also for Apple TV.
This is an aesthetically very similar if not identical to the previous Stratus model for Windows and Android PC computers, but improved the terms of functionality. Now the user can press the two joysticks, in fact both act as clickable switches, in this way it is possible to associate additional game actions that are added to those of the D-pad and the other controller keys: seven front keys plus two shoulder buttons , one right and one left.
The other difference compared to the previous Stratus that the new SteelSeries Nimbus + offers 10 hours more autonomy, thus reaching a total of 50 hours of play on a single charge. It is therefore a valid joypad for users of Apple devices and computers that do not have a living room console. The Apple MFi certification in fact ensures simplified coupling and complete compatibility with the universe of the Apple, as well as quick commands and reduced or zeroed latency for immediate action. Recall that starting from the release of iOS 13 Apple has made it possible to pair and use the wireless controllers of Sony Playstation 4 and Xbox to play on iPhone, iPad, Mac and Apple TV. In this macitynet article we explain everything you need to do to pair them with your Apple devices.
As for the new SteelSeries Nimbus +, however, it will be available for sale on the manufacturer's website at the end of May at the price of 69 dollars in the United States, about 64 euros. All macitynet articles that talk about iPhone, iPad and Apple TV start from their respective links.