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MFI Controller... where are you?

10-06-2013, 07:55 PM
#1
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 34
MFI Controller... where are you?

MFI Controller support in iOS 7 was first announced 4 months ago. iOS 7 has been available for 2 1/2 weeks. Why have we only seen leaks and teases for controllers?

Anyone have any ideas why we aren't seeing controllers hit the shelves? I would have guessed someone would have a controller for sale by now, or a preorder, or even several official announcements.

With Apple approving apps, it just seems odd to me.
Curious what you guys think?
10-06-2013, 07:56 PM
#2
Joined: Jan 2011
Location: England
Posts: 10,680
Think we'll find out in a week or two at the next apple event

10-06-2013, 08:11 PM
#3
Joined: Aug 2009
Location: NYC, New York. USA
Posts: 2,122
Quote:
Originally Posted by psj3809 View Post
Think we'll find out in a week or two at the next apple event
I think you hit it on the head. After the next event I think we will have more controllers out then we know what to do with.
10-06-2013, 09:06 PM
#4
Joined: May 2012
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Posts: 15,759
Quote:
Originally Posted by Fastbridge View Post
I think you hit it on the head. After the next event I think we will have more controllers out then we know what to do with.
I sure hope so, guess we will have to wait for the ipad reveal.
10-06-2013, 11:33 PM
#5
Joined: Jun 2013
Posts: 2,264
I think the next iPad will be named - iPad X
10-07-2013, 08:29 AM
#6
Joined: Jan 2013
Location: minnesota
Posts: 1,142
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gov View Post
I think the next iPad will be named - iPad X
Wouldn't iPad v make more sense? It's the 5th iPad, not the 10th. But I think they'll stick with iPad 5.
10-07-2013, 08:32 AM
#7
Joined: Mar 2011
Posts: 3,413
Quote:
Originally Posted by Gov View Post
I think the next iPad will be named - iPad X
iPadOne.
10-07-2013, 03:42 PM
#8
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 34
So, is apple controlling the announcements and release date of 3rd party MFI controllers? I know Apple has to approve the devices, but why wait for the iPad announcement? They already announced the capability.
10-07-2013, 03:51 PM
#9
Joined: May 2012
Location: In the Chatroom
Posts: 15,759
Quote:
Originally Posted by toddfsu View Post
So, is apple controlling the announcements and release date of 3rd party MFI controllers? I know Apple has to approve the devices, but why wait for the iPad announcement? They already announced the capability.
It looks like it. No game app devs have dared to speak about it yet in public.
11-07-2013, 03:45 PM
#10
Joined: Mar 2010
Posts: 34
iPad event came and left. Sure it gave us 2 capable gaming systems. No controllers yet?

Now I'm just baffled.