Obviously, the 8bitdo’s AP40 Bluetooth game controller is inspired by classic Apple logo, and its versatile design not only allows it to work with iOS. Android devices. PC and Mac, but also supports old-school Apple IIc using its retro receiver.
The AP40 is a well-designed and versatile Bluetooth-enabled wireless controller that measures 132 x 64 x 15mm. As we can see from her images, the game controller has a compact and streamlined appearance that allows you to take it with you anywhere and comfortably hold it in your hands, playing your favorite games. Meanwhile, its rainbow-colored panel and a silicone leaf plug make it associate with retro Apple logo, and the AP40 features an optional eye-catching stand that’s shaped as original Apple II computer, and the stand not only holds the game controller, but also makes your tablet or smartphone upright for a comfortable viewing angle for gaming.
The AP40 Bluetooth controller features a D-pad, two analog sticks, four front-facing firing buttons, two function buttons, and four shoulder buttons, and it’s compatible with iOS, Android, PC and Mac, so you can use it to play various video games. Furthermore, using an optional retro receiver, the AP40 even can work with your Apple IIc or other retro systems like NES, SNES and more, and it also allows you to wirelessly connect with next gen controllers for PS3, PS4, Wii Mote and Wii U Pro.
The crowdfunding campaign for AP40 is ongoing on Kickstarter. Pledging $535 HKD (approx US$69) will let you own the Bluetooth controller with an Apple II shaped stand and retro receiver. The bundle will be shipped in January 2017 if reaching its funding goal.