@thegreatmikeo good to know about the Xbox one controller thank you ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿ™

Based on a few YouTube videos, it appears 8bitdo controllers do work with iOS when adding the controller using the accessibility settings.
However, Iโ€™m not sure if that method has downsides over the regular Bluetooth device recognition.

In case it helps someone else, hereโ€™s a review of the 8bitdo working with iOS. The video creator explains how to add the controller with the accessibility method.