News

Nintendo Wireless SNES Controllers Finally Released

Fancy giving your slick modern Nintendo Switch a taste of retro charm? Well, at last, you certainly can do that. The rather more modern Nintendo Switch SNES Wireless Game Pad is finally here! Of course, the original controller didn’t have wireless connectivity, but looking back, I kinda wish it did.

Wireless SNES Controllers

There’s a bit of a catch though! The controller is only available to buy from Nintendo if you’re paying for their Nintendo Switch Online membership. That’s hardly a big deal really. Of course, if you were planning to snap one up despite not having a Switch, then you’re a bit out of luck.

8BitDo

There’s just one little problem. Despite their authentic look, the new Nintendo Wireless Controllers have already been firmly beaten to the punch. The 8BitDo controllers have been a big hit with the emulation community and still offer the same look as the original, with some modern spins; such as analogue sticks. Plus you can buy them outside of the Nintendo system. A bit of a thorn in Nintendos side then.

One Not Two

At least this time, Nintendo will let you buy a single controller for around $29.99. Unlike the NES Classic controller, which was sold as a two-controller bundle. However, there is a four controller purchase limit, but, that’s all you need anyway.

Peter Donnell

As a child still in my 30's (but not for long), I spend my day combining my love of music and movies with a life-long passion for gaming, from arcade classics and retro consoles to the latest high-end PC and console games. So it's no wonder I write about tech and test the latest hardware while I enjoy my hobbies!

Disqus Comments Loading...

Recent Posts

Corsair Vengeance RGB EXPO 32GB Dual Channel Kit 

SetSetYesNumber of products in set2LightingLightingYesLighting ColourRGBMemoryMemory size (total)32 GBMemory TypeDDR5Number of modules2Memory Speed6000 MHzMemory voltage1.4…

7 hours ago

DeepCool AG300 CPU Cooler 

The AG300 is a compact single-tower CPU cooler representing a new generation update from the…

7 hours ago

ASUS ROG Ryujin III 240 Performance AIO CPU Liquid Cooler with OLED Display

Go cooler than cool with the ROG Ryujin III. Its roomy 3.5-inch LCD screen displays…

7 hours ago

Varmilo VEA88 Charcoal TKL Gaming Keyboard, MX-Red, White-LED

TKL mechanical keyboard with 88 keys in a UK ISO layout V-silk PBT keycaps with…

7 hours ago

Refract Gaming Indigo – 1440p/4K Pro Pre-Built Gaming PC

Pre-built gaming PC for elite tier gaming and high-quality streaming Cherry-picked hardware and hand-built by…

7 hours ago

Next Major Title Update For Dragons Dogma 2 Has Been Revealed

As I said before in this article about the best mod to get for Dragons…

7 hours ago