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SteelSeries Announces the Nimbus+ With up to Four Months Free of Apple Arcade (Offer Expires September 30, 2022)

SteelSeries Nimbus+ Wireless Gamepad Controller delivers a console-quality experience to Apple Arcade’s award-winning catalog of ad-free games.

CHICAGO – May 18, 2021SteelSeries, the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals, today announced a new special offer that will provide gamers with up to four months free of Apple Arcade with the purchase of a Nimbus+ Wireless Gamepad Controller.

Apple Arcade is Apple’s popular gaming subscription service that offers unlimited access to a growing collection of over 180 premium games — all without ads or in-app purchases. The service includes an incredible variety of gaming experiences, featuring over 100 controller supported titles like “NBA 2K21 Arcade Edition,” “Fantasian,” “World of Demons,” “Star Trek: Legends,” “Sonic Racing,” and “The Pathless".

Building off the success of the wildly popular original Nimbus controller, the Nimbus+ Wireless Gamepad Controller helps bring gaming to the next level on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Mac, and Apple TV with an ergonomic design, ultra-responsive triggers and buttons, and a range of Apple connectivity options. The Nimbus+ adds a bevy of new features, including clickable joysticks, new Hall effect triggers, and a new 50-hour battery. Additionally, the Nimbus+ includes the new Nimbus+ iPhone Mount which allows users to attach their iPhone directly onto the controller, allowing them to play games more comfortably.

“The Nimbus+ Apple Arcade bundle represents an incredible customer experience and arrives at the perfect time with the rollout of 5G happening around the world,” said Craig Olson, SteelSeries President of Worldwide Mobile.

SteelSeries and Apple have a storied history of innovation and collaboration, including the introduction of Stratus, the first Apple MFi-approved wireless gamepad controller in 2014, and the launch of Nimbus, which was introduced alongside Apple TV HD in 2015. Specifically designed for Apple TV, the Nimbus controller was crafted to look, feel and perform like a first-party console gamepad, featuring superb analog sticks, a new Bluetooth gaming module, and touch-sensitive D-pads, face buttons and triggers. It was also the first Apple-authorized gamepad controller that worked with iOS, iPadOS, tvOS, and MacOS.

The Nimbus+ is available now for $69.99 USD | MSRP at, and participating retailers. Gamers will receive up to four months of Apple Arcade free with the purchase of a Nimbus+.

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About SteelSeries SteelSeries is the worldwide leader in gaming and esports peripherals focused on premium quality, innovation, and functionality. Founded in 2001, SteelSeries improves performance through first-to-market innovations and technologies that enable gamers to play harder, train longer, and rise to the challenge. SteelSeries is the pioneering supporter of esports and competitive gaming tournaments, connecting gamers and fostering a sense of community and purpose. SteelSeries’ family of professional and gaming enthusiasts are the driving force behind the company and help influence, design, and craft every single accessory and the brand’s software ecosystem, SteelSeries GG. In 2020, SteelSeries acquired KontrolFreek, the industry leader in high-performance controller accessories, and Nahimic, the leader in 3D sound solutions for gaming. To learn more about SteelSeries, visit and join the conversation at @SteelSeries.

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Chicago, May 18, 2021