Apple video game controller patent and iphone remote controller gives them a fighting chance among the big three consoles.
Apple has been the leader in sales for the ipad and iphone against the android and other tablets. With the apple video game controller patent it allows them to have a chance to be where the three big consoles have been reigning for so many years.
Why does Apple want to get into the gaming industry? Well take a look at the mobile statistics below provided by digitalbuzzblog:
- There are currently 6 Billion mobile subscribers worldwide
- This equals 87% of the world’s population
- China and India account for 30% of this growth
- There are over 1.2 Billion people accessing the web from their mobiles
- Over 300,000 apps have been developed in the past 3 years
- Google earns 2.5 Billion in mobile ad revenue annually
The patents file today for the apple video game controller and iphone remote give them the ability to use if to play iphone and ipad games and the iphone remote to be used with xbox 360 console as shown in the image below.
We will just wait until the patent becomes a reality and hardcore gamer might just have another option when playing all those mobile games that we are seeing now being released.