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

    What’s in the Box

    SteelSeries Nimbus Wireless Gaming Controller

    Tech Specs

    Other Features: Bluetooth

    Bluetooth Compatibility: 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

  • iPhone Models

    iPad Models

    iPod Models

  • 3.5 Average
    3 out of 5 stars
    Number of stars Percentage Number of reviews
    • 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

      165 of 204 people found this useful

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

    • 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

      134 of 161 people found this useful

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

    • 5.0 out of 5 stars

      Great controller

      Bought this with my iPad Pro and it works amazing been playing DH5 and it's flawless with absolutely no lag, wish all games had the option for game pad support.

      • Written by Arthur V from Worcester

      110 of 131 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?Great controller

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      Inconsistent across devices

      Worked great with Apple TV games, however, since March 2018, all the games I used to play now crash on Apple TV so the game controller is collecting dust. Un Worked great with Apple TV games, however, since March 2018, all the games I used to play now crash on Apple TV so the game controller is collecting dust. Unlike the world of MAC's and PC's, the game controller is not a generic input device on an iPad like a keyboard. It only works through it's own app which means it can't be used for most games. So the Steel Series worked great, but the IOS on iPad doesn't provide a generic game controller interface. The whole reason an operating system (OS) exists is to provide interfaces to input and output devices. The bugs in Apple TV and compatibility between existing Apps and the ever changing IOS make inconsistent. This year the NFL app crashes constantly on Apple TV. Last year it worked perfectly.

      • Written by STEPHEN F from SUN VALLEY

      Is this review useful?Inconsistent across devices

    • 1.0 out of 5 stars

      GARBAGE

      Doesn’t work with ANY decent games! Bought this controller just to game on my iPad and none of the games I bought it for work

      • Written by Tommy V from Wellington

      3 of 5 people found this useful

      Is this review useful?GARBAGE

    • 2.0 out of 5 stars

      OK controller - marred by lack of support outside US

      I bought this controller in Australia & found out I could not update the firmware becasue I was not on the US iTunes store. Steelseries do not support this dev I bought this controller in Australia & found out I could not update the firmware becasue I was not on the US iTunes store. Steelseries do not support this device outside the US as the app is down on iTunes stores outside the US. There seems to be no will to rectify this. You're on your own. The controller is adequate.

      • Written by Christopher B from Canberra

      Is this review useful?OK controller - marred by lack of support outside US

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