Apple’s got a new set-top box for your living room, and this time it’s got the ability to play games natively on the box. No more streaming from your phone or tablet: buy and download games directly on the new Apple TV when it launches this November.
This is how the new Apple TV will work with games.
You'll notice it doesn't have standard gamepad buttons. That's because it's got a touchpad and motion-sensing built-in, standing in for traditional buttons:
Since the motion-sensing technology is inside the remote, here's a look at it being used with racing game 'Asphalt':
Thankfully, any games you buy on Apple TV will also count as purchased on other iOS devices (as demonstrated by this photo):
You can even start games using Apple's voice assistant, Siri. Here's someone asking Siri to start racing game 'Asphalt 8':
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