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Super Mario 3D All-Stars Controller Support Now Includes the GameCube Controller

There are more Super Mario 3D All-Stars controller support options! People who update the game to 1.1.0 will have another classic controller they can turn to in Super Mario Sunshine. Now, the GameCube controller works with the game if you are playing it on a standard Nintendo Switch. Also, all games now have inverted camera control options.

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Here’s how it all comes together. First, you download the Super Mario 3D All-Stars controller support patch. Then, you get out a GameCube controller and a Controller Adapter. You put your Nintendo Switch in the dock and connect the USB adapter plugs into it. Then, you plug the controller in and press a button to ensure its recognized. After that, you start up Super Mario Sunshine in the collection.

Here are the full patch notes from Nintendo’s support site.

  • Players can now invert the camera controls within all three individual titles.
  • Super Mario Sunshine now supports the Nintendo GameCube controller (sold separately). Players can now play this title using the same controls as found in the original GameCube release.
    • The Nintendo GameCube controller for Super Mario Sunshine is supported only in TV mode.
    • You’ll need the GameCube Controller Adapter (sold separately) to use this controller with your Nintendo Switch system. Information on connecting this adapter and controller can be found here.
    • The Nintendo Switch Lite system does not support this controller option.
    • All button displays within Super Mario Sunshine will not reflect the Nintendo GameCube controller.
  • Other general fixes have been applied to improve overall gameplay across all three titles.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars controller support now includes Joy-Cons, the Pro Controller, and the GameCube controller for Super Mario Sunshine.

Super Mario 3D All-Stars is available for the Nintendo Switch until March 31, 2021.

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