Gaming Consoles

According to reports, iOS 16 will support 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 appears to include support for a variety of controllers.

According to 9to5Mac and Engadget, the new version of Apple's operating system, iOS 16, connects to the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons.

Riley Testut, an app developer, shared a screenshot of his Joy-Cons connecting to iOS 16 through Bluetooth.

Testut tweeted, 'Apple truly killed it with this execution, this is great.'

According to reports, the current iOS version can recognise the Joy-Cons as a single unit as well as individual left and right units.

By pressing and holding the screenshot and home buttons, users will be able to switch between using the Joy-Cons as a single controller and as two controllers.

Apple also stated that its Metal software, which lets Macs run games, would be upgraded during WWDC, its annual developer conference.

According to reports, the updated software will easily handle next-generation games like Resident Evil: Village.

Lock-screen updates, the option to edit and unsend texts, and Apple Pay Later are among the other new features and improvements in iOS 16.

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