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deckard666

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Now that Apple have finally decided to support some decent controllers in iOS 13 - which of the two would you recommend out of the PS4 controller or Xbox one as I see they are both about the same price secondhand
 

kemo

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I'm a PS4 guy since my teens so I guess you see which one I would suggest, but - just go to the store and try them both. Some like X1 controller better, others prefer PS4 or even third party controllers. Whatever you choose, they are both great controllers as I have played on both of them, I still prefer PS4, but that does not makes it a better controller, it's just a matter of taste.
 

ericwn

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I agree as well that it’s mainly just personal preference. Before iOS 13 there was the Steelseries controllers already- of which I find the Nimbus model excellent.

I don’t expect any of these to support rumble/ force feedback on iOS so even if the OS supports the general functionality there will be a big gap in experience between a console and the iPad as a gaming platform for a while still.
 

pubwizard

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Apr 22, 2019
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I was wondering if there is any controller works on iOS 13 ipad os and Mac OS, so that I only need one controller
 

BlankStar

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I was wondering if there is any controller works on iOS 13 ipad os and Mac OS, so that I only need one controller

Any controller that works with iOS 13 will work with the rest. I use the Sony Dual Shock 4 (PlayStation 4 controller) because it has a built-in battery and I like the form.
 
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JChannel

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Nov 23, 2019
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Unfortunately you can’t play PUBG on iOS with an xb1 PS4 controller. You can with the android and you can also play fortnite with either device. This video goes further into detail
 

sman789

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Dec 25, 2007
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You have to find the one that fits your hands well.

I absolutely hate the xbox designs but I've been playing with Sony DualShocks since the PS1. There's plenty of people who can't stand how small the Dual Shock 4 is. Go to Walmart/Target and go hands on.
 
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SRLMJ23

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Jul 11, 2008
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I love the Xbox controller, so I guess I am the odd man out, but as everyone else has said...it really comes down to which one you prefer after you try them out in a store.

:apple:
 

Tyrel Smith

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Aug 27, 2020
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I'm a PS4 guy since my teens so I guess you see which one I would suggest, but - just go to the store and try them both. Some like X1 controller better, others prefer PS4 or even third party controllers. Whatever you choose, they are both great controllers as I have played on both of them, I still prefer PS4, but that does not makes it a better controller, it's just a matter of taste.
can you connect a double shock ps4 controller to ios like you can with the dualshock
 
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