With the rise of the iPhone and the iPad, gaming has become one of the biggest drivers of the Apple iOS eco system and devices. As such the latest rumors of Apple getting into the game controller market do not really surprise us. There are already hundreds of 3rd party controllers out there, and the massive iOS gaming community would certainly welcome such a device.
We will keep you posted on the development of the rumor. Apparently an announcement will be made in April.
- Source: PocketGamer