Xbox controller update will make it easier to use for iPhone and iPad gaming

The improved controller firmware will use Bluetooth LE to make connectivity fast and easy.

Microsoft is testing a new Xbox controller firmware that will make it a lot easier to use with iPhones and iPads. The update will enable Bluetooth LE connections with iPhones or iPads on every Xbox One controller with Bluetooth support, including Xbox Elite Series 2 controllers. On the Apple side, all you need is iOS 15 or iPadOS 15, which is currently in beta and should be released in the next few weeks.