Unlike Android, iPhones are quite powerful as they can manage to run smartphone games. Now you can connect Xbox Wireless controllers, PlayStation DualShock 4, and MFi controllers to iPhone. Games are truly awesome when played with game controllers and that is why we are here.
Here are the top iPhone games you can play with Game Controllers to get a console-like gaming experience with your iPhone.
Call of Duty: Mobile
COD: Mobile has tonnes of types of weapons, gears, outfits, and of course, tonnes of gaming modes from 5×5 deathmatch to 100-players classic matches. Playing a Call of Duty Mobile game with game controllers on the iPhone will surely maximize its experiences.
Key Features: HD graphics | Various game modes | Voice/text chat support | Tonnes of outfits, weapons, characters, and gears | Customizable settings
Download: Call of Duty: Mobile (Free, In-App Purchases)
Eliminate your enemy, become the last man standing to win the matches. The game is all about constructing walls, jump pads, poison gas traps, perches, weapons, and adrenaline-pumping gameplay. Plus, adding a game controller gives you access to the game like you won’t get playing with the on-screen controls.
Key Features: High-quality graphics | Tonnes of customizations | Tonnes of in-app purchases | Supports controllers | Cross-play
Download: Fortnite (Free, In-App Purchases)
Asphalt 9: Legends
Club Asphalt with an external game controller and you will be unstoppable. Asphalt 9: Legends features regular events, Club Race where you meet like-minded people, and more. The game is all about speeds and its career mode offers more than 900 events to race on the tarmac at hyperspeed.
Key Features: 80+ real-world tracks | 60+ hypercars | Single and Multiplayer support | Manual and auto controls | 900+ events
Download: Asphalt 9: Legends (Free, Premium)
Madden NFL 21 Mobile Football
The game doesn’t see any serious frame rate especially on recent iPhones and there are no major bugs as well. The game is surprisingly in-depth although you will have to go through a learning curve perfecting it that’s the fun anyways. It has a great narrative and the game compensates for the few shortcomings it has on-board.
Key Features: Great narrative & gameplay | Difficult yet fun to play | In-depth storyline | Stable and reliable | Multiple modes to play
Download: Madden NFL 21 Mobile Football (Free, Premium)
Lineage 2: Revolution
Lineage 2: Revolution is compatible with all game controllers that support MFI standards. Meet a Ghost, Leopard, Beetle, and others in-between. Experience the rush in large-scale open-world combat powered by Unreal Engine 4 and witness the graphics like never before.
Key Features: 200-players real-time battles | Stunning graphics | Role-playing MMORPG game
Price: Free | Offers In-app Purchases | $0.99 to $99.99
Download: Lineage 2: Revolution (Free, In-App Purchases)
Dead Trigger 2
Adding an iPhone game controller on top of it will give you an experience of a lifetime enjoying the first-person game up close on your controller. With more than 240 million players around the globe, Dead Trigger 2 isn’t an ordinary game so do check it out.
Key Features: Stunning graphics | 70+ types of weapons | 10 regions & 33 battlefields | Intensive story-driven gameplay
Download: Dead Trigger 2 (Free, In-App Purchases)
Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas
Get access to 70 hours of gameplay (or practical infinite gameplay in normal mode) and you use dual-stick controllers to get around. The game has been remastered with high-end graphics for mobile phones. It is stunningly detailed with large maps, cars to drive and missions to complete. There are also multiple camera views if that interests you.
Key Features: Remastered graphics | 70+ hours of gameplay | Ginormous maps | Multiple languages supported
Download: Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas ($6.99)
Brawlhalla is completely free and offers a low-latency cross-play online game experience. You get a training room to train before taking up matches with your friends or others. There are dozens of maps to play at and all are visually stunning. The best thing about Brawlhalla is that it offers excellent keyboard and controller support that makes the gameplay more interesting.
Key Features: Custom Room up to 8 players | Multiple game modes | Supports keyboards and controllers | Dozens of Maps
Download: Brawlhalla (Free, In-App Purchases)
The game has a non-linear progression where every time you die, you can choose a different path closing it to a different storyline. Don’t bother to use and master cutting-edge weapons fighting off bosses, biomes, and enemies. Dead Cells has custom controls as well as MFi external controller support that you will enjoy.
Key Features: Supports MFi external controllers | Custom Controls | Non-linear progression | Stunning 2D graphics and gameplay
Download: Dead Cells ($8.99)
The game gives you breathtaking graphics and soothing soundtrack in the background that keeps you glued to it. Enjoy more than 80 levels of Hyperforma. Use your game controllers to get the best of it. Upgrade your battle skills like cloning your attacks to destroy blocks at different angles and so on.
Key Features: Breathtaking graphics | Soothing background music | 80+ levels
Download: Hyperforma ($4.99)
There you go. These are the best iPhone games you can play with game controllers. Note that there is a tonne of games available on the App Store with game controller support. The ones we listed above hold the upper hand in iPhone gaming and worth a shot for sure.