For iOS devices, iOS 13 turns out to be a great update. It looks like iOS 13 will also be great for mobile gaming, along with many awesome new features it brings to iOS devices. Not only will iOS 13 later this year bring Apple Arcade feature to iOS devices, but it also brings support to iOS for console game controllers.
Yes, that’s right, using a PlayStation 4 or Xbox One S controller, iOS 13 iPhone and iPad users can play their favorite games on iOS. Gone are the days when you have to purchase expensive MFi game controllers that have not even worked so well with iOS devices. Now you can simply connect and start playing your favorite games on iOS devices with the console game controller you already have.
It is currently unclear whether the controllers of PlayStations 4 and Xbox One S will work with all games or developers will have to update their games before they can use these controllers. Regardless, more and more developers will be updating their iOS games to support them now that iOS supports these mainstream game controllers.
Apple TV users can use their console game controllers with their Apple TVs as well as play tvOS games with them in addition to iOS devices.