With ‘Fortnite’ Adding Controller Support, We Look at How Apple Could Take Things a Little Seriously with It

By Mikhail Madnani

Controller support on iOS has been a mixed bag ever since it was introduced. While there is a decent list of games that support MFi controllers, far too many games either have broken or no support and I don’t blame the game developers for this. Controller implementation on iOS almost feels like something a certain other company would introduce to forget about soon after and then sunset. Recently, one of the biggest games ever added official MFi controller support and I feel like things finally have a chance to move in the right direction for controllers on iOS.

Earlier today, TouchArcade reader Aaron C posted about a feature on the UK App Store that highlighted games with controller support. This hasn’t shown up on my own UK App Store account but Kevin MacLeod who ran a site that actually played a huge part in me getting a controller (AfterPad) brought up something interesting in the same conversation. While it is great to have controller support, the App Store doesn’t actually let users know with a glyph or a separate field that said game has controller support. If Apple actually cared, we’d see a separate field for controller …read more

Source:: Touch Arcade

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