The Nintendo Switch Now Supports GameCube Controllers

The recent 4.00 Nintendo Switch update has a secret: It brings GameCube controller support to the Nintendo Switch.

By connecting a GameCube controller via the Wii U adapter, the Switch console will now read it, allowing players to use the controller with seemingly any Switch game.

Is it too early to start assuming that a Smash Bros. announcement is imminent? Yes?

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Brian Ashcraft

Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored five books, including most recently, Japanese Whisky: The Ultimate Guide to the World's Most Desirable Spirit.