Apple Working on Apple TV Models With A12 and A14 Chips, New Controller, and More
Several rumors have surfaced that Apple is working on a refreshing Apple TV and that the Fudge leaking through it @choco_bit On Twitter, he shared some new information about what we can expect today.
In a tweet, Fudge said that Apple was developing several new Apple TV set-top boxes, a variant of the A12 chip and a model with an “A14X-like” chip. Fudge also notes that a new controller is in effect, but it is not clear whether the tweet refers to an updated Siri remote or a new, Apple-created game controller.
Apple Arcade makes a lot of money from it. There are currently titles in works aimed at counteracting things like the Breath of the Wild, so the new A12X / Z AppleTV, AppleTV like the “A14X”, and the controller are working. Some games may require A13 and longer to run – Fudge (occhoco_bit) October 3, 2020
Fudge says Apple is working with developers to bring console-level games to the Apple Arcade to strengthen gaming. The tweet points out that some games can only be run on the A13 bionic chip or later, so an upgraded Apple TV will be needed to gain access to the new Apple Arcade additions.
The new Apple TV with the A12 bionic chip was unveiled in February with the iOS 13.4 beta. In addition to an updated processor and codenamed “T1125”, previous rumors have it that the new Apple TV may have high-capacity 64 and 128GB storage options.
Liquor John Proser has previously suggested that the new Apple TV A12X be equipped with a bionic chip, and another rumor suggests that it will use an A14 chip.
Apple launched its A14 bionic chip at the “Timeflies” event in September with the redesigned iPad Air, and new benchmarks show that the chip will deliver significantly more performance than the previous A13 bionic.