What you need to know
- Apple announced that keyboard and mouse gaming is coming to the iPad at WWDC.
- It has detailed how developers can take advantage of this in a new video.
- It has also shared details about using Xbox's Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and the Adaptive Controller.
Apple has shared new WWDC 2020 videos detailing how developers can take advantage of keyboard and mouse gaming for iPad.
In its latest video (opens in new tab) Apple states:
Apple announced mouse and keyboard support for iPad with iPadOS 13.4 earlier this year. Extending that support to gaming seems like a natural progression for the feature.
Apple also announced advancements for other gaming controllers, notably custom haptics for games on iPhone, iPad, Mac, and Apple TV, as well as support for two new controllers, the Xbox Elite Wireless Controller Series 2, and the Adaptive Controller. From that video (opens in new tab):
Stephen Warwick has written about Apple for five years at iMore and previously elsewhere. He covers all of iMore's latest breaking news regarding all of Apple's products and services, both hardware and software. Stephen has interviewed industry experts in a range of fields including finance, litigation, security, and more. He also specializes in curating and reviewing audio hardware and has experience beyond journalism in sound engineering, production, and design.
Before becoming a writer Stephen studied Ancient History at University and also worked at Apple for more than two years. Stephen is also a host on the iMore show, a weekly podcast recorded live that discusses the latest in breaking Apple news, as well as featuring fun trivia about all things Apple.
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