Over Twitter, Nintendo of America have revealed that the Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. will be playable with Gamecube controllers. Alongside the tweet, NOA posted the following image:

 

That looks like a new variant of the regular Gamecube controller hooked up to a special adapter to allow it to connect to the Wii U. Nintendo haven’t announced further details regarding how and when the controllers and adapters will be available, but they did mention the adapter in a trailer for their Smash Bros. tournament at E3:

 

 

Super Smash Bros. will be available on Wii U this Winter.

Ishaan Sahdev
Ishaan specializes in game design/sales analysis. He's the former managing editor of Siliconera and a contributing writer at GamesIndustry.biz. 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.

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