5 Best Game Controllers For iPhone 11 Pro Max

The iPhone 11 Pro Max is a big smartphone, which makes it a little more difficult to get a handle on digital on-screen controls. That’s why you need another accessory to give you better control over your mobile games. And believe it or not, there are Bluetooth game controllers that hook right up to your iPhone 11 Pro Max. Some of them are super portable, and others resemble a console controller.

SteelSeriesSteelSeries Nimbus Bluetooth Mobile Gaming ControllerCheck Price on Amazon
8Bitdo8Bitdo M30 Bluetooth GamepadCheck Price on Amazon
GameSirGameSir F1 Grip Game Controller Mobile Joystick GamepadCheck Price on Amazon
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Rotor RiotRotor Riot MFI Certified Gamepad ControllerCheck Price on Amazon

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So without further ado, here are our favorite game controllers for the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Let’s dive right in.

SteelSeries Nimbus

The SteelSeries Nimbus is one of our favorite options for the iPhone 11 Pro Max, just because this is for some serious gaming. One of the nicest things about the Nimbus is that it resembles the full size controller from a game console like the Xbox One or Xbox 360. That said, you’re going to get way more control over your game, as well as more precision in combat and over your character.

This one was designed specifically for iOS. It’s a full size controller, so you’ll get excellent ergonomics that will keep your hands comfortable. The physical controls are excellent, and give you much better control especially in shooters and role-playing games. If you play in multiplayer scenarios at all, the Nimbus will really give you the competitive edge in multiplayer scenarios.

8BitDo M30

The 8BitDo M30 is certainly no full-size, competitive controller like the SteelSeries Nimbus, but it’s still better than the on-screen controls of your iPhone 11 Pro Max. Hook it up over Bluetooth, and you’ll get some great control over your games.

One of the cool things about the 8BitDo is how closely it resembles controllers from older style consoles. This one in particular actually closely resembles the controller from the Sega Genesis & Mega Drive game console. It’s — obviously — a lower profile controller, so it doesn’t have the best ergonomics, but you do get the better control and function over your games.

GameSir F1

The GameSir F1 is actually an excellent choice for the iPhone 11 Pro Max. Even with such a large phone, the joysticks are able to actually sit right on the screen, and the controller grips to the sides of the phone for, well, a better grip on the phone during game time. And even though these attach directly to the phone, they’re easily removed and re-attached when you’re ready to play again.

There’s a built-in stand for better comfort when watching movies, TV shows, and other media.

MOGA Ace Power

MOGA has been in the mobile game accessories would since essentially the beginning of mobile. For the longest time, they made controllers primarily for the Android platform, but today, we’re starting to see more and more option from MOGA on iOS as well. That said, the MOGA Ace Power was designed specifically for iOS. All of the buttons and joysticks will work just fine with the iPhone 11 Pro Max, and give you better precision overall.

Hook this one up to your iPhone 11 Pro Max over Bluetooth, and you can comfortably play your favorite iOS games for hours before needing to charge the Ace Power itself up.

Rotor Riot

Coming up last, but certainly not least on our countdown, the Rotor Riot is another excellent choice for the iPhone 11 Pro Max. This one is actually very similar to the SteelSeries Nimbus. Rotor Riot promises instant and better control over your character, and combat moves, too. The Rotor Riot is a little different from other game controllers, since it’s actually a wired controller, and not a wireless controller.

This one actually resembles an Xbox controller the most, so if you already do a lot of gaming on an Xbox One or even and Xbox 360, you’ll likely be able to pick this one up and start gaming without much need to learn the button placement.


As you can see, there are plenty of game controllers for the iPhone 11 Pro Max. If we had to recommend just one, the SteelSeries Nimbus would be our first suggestion. You can easily hook it up to your iPhone 11 Pro Max over Bluetooth, and you’ll get a whole lot of improved control over your games. It’ll especially give you the competitive edge on your multiplayer games.

Do you have a favorite a game controller for the iPhone 11 Pro Max? Let us know in the comments section below, and you may just find your suggestion on our list in the future.