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The Nintendo Switch now supports GameCube controllers

The Verge Tuesday, 24 October 2017
The Nintendo Switch now supports GameCube controllersNintendo really needs to get better at writing changelogs. After the unexpected discovery that Switch firmware 4.0.0 brought USB headphone support, the above GameXplain video shows how the console can also now be used with GameCube controllers.

You’ll need the GameCube controller USB adapter that Nintendo released for use with Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. Once hooked up, it’ll be detected as a USB pad in the Switch’s controllers menu. It doesn’t look like other USB controllers are supported at this point, however.



THEY WORK! THESE ARE GAMECUBE CONTROLLERS #NintendoSwitch pic.twitter.com/IUpiL9XvBm

— Master Mewking (@MasterMewking) October 23, 2017

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