SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller

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  • Overview

    The SteelSeries Nimbus wireless controller lets you play hundreds of your favourite controller-supported games on your new Apple TV, iPhone, iPad or iPod touch. This full-sized controller's ergonomic design is perfect for gaming. It gives you 40-plus hours of game play with just a quick charge using the Lightning connector, along with LED notifications, an easy-to-navigate menu button, and pressure-sensitive buttons for the most precise gaming controls.

    Highlights

    Pressure-sensitive buttons for precise gaming control

    Console-style left and right analog triggers

    Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity

    Lithium ion battery recharges via Lightning connector for 40-plus hours of gaming

    Four LEDs display your player status during multiplayer gameplay

    Colour-coded action buttons

    Comfort and ergonomics of a full-sized controller

    Did You Notice?

    The Menu button gives you full control of your Apple TV experience.

    Apple Recommends For

    Experiencing full-control gaming on your new Apple TV and iPhone, iPad or iPod touch.

    What’s in the Box

    SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Compatiblity: Bluetooth 4.0

    Power: Lightning connector for charging

    Batteries: Rechargeable Lithium-Ion

    Height: 6.32 cm / 2.49 in.

    Length: 11 cm / 4.33 in.

    Width: 15 cm / 5.91 in.

    Weight: 242 g / 8.54 oz.

    Manufacturer Information

    Part Number

    UPC or EAN No.: 5707119025676

    Warranty

    Note: Products sold through this website that do not bear the Apple Brand name are serviced and supported exclusively by their manufacturers in accordance with terms and conditions packaged with the products. Apple’s Limited Warranty does not apply to products that are not Apple-branded, even if packaged or sold with Apple products. Please contact the manufacturer directly for technical support and customer service.

    Warranty: 90 days from original date of purchase

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  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
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    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      You must own this to game on the AppleTV!

      The gaming on the AppleTV was compelling enough for me to upgrade. The remote is fantastic but it isn't ideal for intensive gaming. My first game was Rayman Adv The gaming on the AppleTV was compelling enough for me to upgrade. The remote is fantastic but it isn't ideal for intensive gaming. My first game was Rayman Adventures. It worked possibly with the remote. Once I paired the Nimbus it took the game to a whole new level! I was able to work on mastering the game and not the controls. This is really mandatory for anybody that wants to seriously game with the new AppleTV. It brings the console experience to Apple!

      • Written by andrew M from Belmont

      75 of 89 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?You must own this to game on the AppleTV!

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Sticky joystick

      I am now on my second Nimbus from Apple as I took my first one back on the 12th December 2015, it feels nice to hold and does not feel cheap but on using it on I am now on my second Nimbus from Apple as I took my first one back on the 12th December 2015, it feels nice to hold and does not feel cheap but on using it on the Apple TV I have found that the left hand joystick keeps sticking and not returning to the neutral position. It was replaced with a new one but that has also gone the same way as the first on so I will return that one as well for yet again another. They have only had light use.

      • Written by Colin A from Liverpool

      62 of 73 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Sticky joystick

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Fantastic/Beautiful Pro Gaming Controller!

      Received the controller in the mail today and was pleasantly surprised. The build quality and design far exceeded my expectations. Incredibly easy to connect an Received the controller in the mail today and was pleasantly surprised. The build quality and design far exceeded my expectations. Incredibly easy to connect and use. Responsive and very comfortable to hold. Probably the best controller I've used. Feels so good. $49 really isn't that expensive for an incredibly designed, expensive feeling, easy to use product. For you guys whining about that lack of a charging cable, remember one came with your apple TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod etc. I'm pretty certain it's not that big of a deal to use that charging cable for a few hours per month to charge your controller. If you are worried because it's not "designed by Apple in California", just buy the thing! It is up to par with apple's design for sure.

      • Written by Nicholas M from Lehi

      56 of 65 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Fantastic/Beautiful Pro Gaming Controller!

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Great controller but only one can be used on Apple TV?

      We were in the Apple store when they had AG drive playing on one of the systems. Our grandson loved playing the game so we bough a couple of these controllers t We were in the Apple store when they had AG drive playing on one of the systems. Our grandson loved playing the game so we bough a couple of these controllers to play it at home. But only ONE controller will work even though you can play two at the same time. It doesn't make sense, you can only use one of these controllers with the other player stuck with the Apple TV remote. Not sure who is at fault here: Apple? Nimbus? or AG Drive developers?

      • Written by Steve T from Bellevue

      Is this review useful?Great controller but only one can be used on Apple TV?

    • 3.0 out of 5 stars

      Okay controller, but has a few flaws.

      I purchased two of these controllers a week or so ago to play Minecraft on my Apple TV 4. However, upon setting up both controllers we realized that it wasn't g I purchased two of these controllers a week or so ago to play Minecraft on my Apple TV 4. However, upon setting up both controllers we realized that it wasn't going to work the exact way we wanted it. There was no option for local co-op or split-screen on the Apple TV and for some reason both the controllers were registering as Player 1 on the LEDs set into the front of the controller. We managed to figure out a way after about an hour or so by having one person play with a controller on the Apple TV, and the other person play by connecting a controller to an iPhone 6 and joining the game hosted on the Apple TV. This was not ideal, but we made it work. After playing Minecraft for a while, I decided to try and connect it to my PC. It didn't work at first, but and opensource program on github.io called MFIGamepadFeeder came to the rescue and I was able to use it like you would any other controller on PC. As for the controller itself, it feels sturdily built and the buttons feel quite responsive to touch. If I had one critique about the controller itself I would say that the inclusion of buttons set into the back of the thumb-sticks would be nice for some games. Overall, i'm pleased with my purchase, but hopefully there will soon be an update for Apple TV 4 that allows split-screen mode in supported games.

      • Written by Stephen Q from Vancouver

      Is this review useful?Okay controller, but has a few flaws.

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Best Controller Yet!

      I just bought my Apple TV to be a mixture of entertainment devices. While in the Apple Store, I happened to notice two controllers, this being one of them. Th I just bought my Apple TV to be a mixture of entertainment devices. While in the Apple Store, I happened to notice two controllers, this being one of them. The second I picked it up, I knew that this was the controller for me. It feels very secure in my hand, very similar to the feeling of a PS4 Controller. The price is great, the fact that it is wireless is even better, and finally the fact that I have charged this controller once and it has lasted me four days and counting is the icing on the cake. This is a must have for gaming on the Apple TV. Charges via lightening cable. I play Real Racing 3 the most on the Apple TV and this is the perfect addition for gaming.

      • Written by Tristan J from Chittenango

      4 of 6 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Best Controller Yet!

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