10th Sep2015

SteelSeries announce ‘Nimbus’ controller for Apple TV

by Phil Wheat

SteelSeries, makers of a plethora of gaming peripherals and accessories, has today unveiled a new wireless gamepad controller for the brand new Apple TV (announced yesterday)… the Xbox controller-like SteelSeries Nimbus. Said Ehtisham Rabanni, SteelSeries CEO:

SteelSeries is at the centre of the biggest evolution in gaming. Nimbus represents a new standard in wireless gaming controllers and we’re pleased to be bringing this controller to this incredible platform. Our global gaming pedigree, together with our unyielding pursuit of simple, modern design is on full display with Nimbus. We’re thrilled to deliver a truly premium product for the new Apple TV at a great price.

Adds said Craig Olson, President of SteelSeries Worldwide Mobile:

Nimbus is the result of a lengthy and rigorous R&D effort. Our engineers and designers have worked tirelessly to create a wireless gaming controller worthy of the new Apple TV. Nimbus will allow consumers around the world to play amazing games on Apple TV, iPhone, iPad, and Mac with an unprecedented level of performance.

The Nimbus Wireless Gamepad Controller includes an unprecedented combination of features:

  • Rechargeable battery with 40+ hours of life for extended play
  • Lightning connector for rapid charging
  • Menu button for instant navigation
  • Pressure sensitive buttons for precise control

Plus, SteelSeries have also announced a free Nimbus companion app which gives you instant access to charts listing the top free and paid controller-enabled games. The app also keeps your controller up-to-date, and makes sure it’s always compatible with your devices!



The SteelSeries Nimbus Gaming Controller will be available on apple.com and in Apple Stores around the globe in late October with a $49.95 / €59.95 MSRP. Check out http://steelseries.com/nimbus for more information


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