A Closer Look At The Wireless Famicom Controllers For Nintendo Switch In Japan

By Sato . September 14, 2018 . 8:00am

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We saw the wireless NES Controllers for Switch the West is getting, and Japan is getting something similar except they’re getting the Family Computer Controllers based on the original Famicom controllers.

 

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The idea of making the wireless NES and Famicom Controllers was to have them go with the 20 classic Nintendo titles that come with the Nintendo Online subscription.

 

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Similar to its Western counterpart, the Famicom Controller will only be available for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers in Japan, and it’ll be available for 5,980 yen plus tax.

 

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Orders for the Famicom Controllers will go live starting September 19, 2018. Nintendo Switch Online launches on September 18, 2018.


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