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Super Smash Bros. for Wii U Will Support These Controllers


Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will allow for a number of controller options., Nintendo said today. The publisher has provided a full list of the game’s controller options on its official website. The following controllers will be compatible with Smash Wii U:


  • Wii U GamePad
  • Wii Remote or Wii Remote Plus (held sideways)
  • Wii Remote Plus + Nunchuk
  • Classic Controller or Classic Controller Pro (connected to Wii Remote Plus)
  • Wii U Pro Controller
  • Nintendo Gamecube Controller (using an adapter)
  • Nintendo 3DS system (requires a copy of the 3DS game for each 3DS)


As reported earlier this afternoon, Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will allow for up to 8 players in local multiplayer, so the wide range of controller compatibility is important.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and wrote the book "The Legend of Zelda - A Complete Development History". He also used to moonlight as a professional manga editor. These days, his day job has nothing to do with games, but the two inform each other nonetheless.