App developer Riley Testut tweeted out a screenshot showing his Joy-Cons connecting to iOS 16 via Bluetooth. “Apple seriously killed it with this implementation, this is incredible,” Testut tweeted. !!! iOS 16 natively supports Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers!! Can confirm they work perfectly with Delta 😍 pic.twitter.com/p8u1sdjvTt The latest iOS version can reportedly recognize the Joy-Cons as one unit, as well as separate left and right units. Users will also be able to switch between using the Joy-Cons as a single controller or as two controllers by pressing and holding the screenshot and home buttons.
Nintendo controllers may soon be compatible with Apple devices. Apple’s iOS 16 is said to function with gaming controllers like Nintendo’s Joy-Cons. This post is part of CNET’s comprehensive coverage of Apple’s annual developers conference, WWDC 2022. Apple revealed during WWDC 2022 on Monday that it is extending and improving its gaming experience, which looks to include support for a variety of controllers. According to 9to5Mac and Engadget, the next version of Apple’s operating system, iOS 16, links to the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Cons.
Also during WWDC, its annual developer conference, Apple announced that it planned on upgrading its Metal software, which helps power games on Macs. The upgraded software will reportedly handle next-generation games like Resident Evil: Village with ease. Other features and upgrades coming to iOS 16 include lock-screen updates, the ability to edit and unsend messages and Apple Pay Later. iOS 16: Every Major New Feature Apple Revealed at WWDC. Apple’s Safety Check for iOS Aims to Help People Facing Abusive Relationships. Apple’s New MacBook Air Adds Faster M2 Chip for $1,199. From iOS 16 to an M2 MacBook Air, Everything Apple Revealed at WWDC 2022