New Wired GameCube Controller to Launch in Time for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

New Wired GameCube Controller to Launch in Time for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate - News

by William D'Angelo , posted on 01 November 2018 / 1,651 Views

Peripheral company PDP announced it will be releasing three new wired GameCube controllers that will launch in time for Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. You can pre-order the controllers on Amazon for $24.99.

The full-size stick on the right can be replaced with the traditional C-Stick. The controller comes with a 10 foot USB cable. 

 

Nintendo will be releasing their own Game Controller available now for pre-order on Amazon for $29.99. 

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate will launch for the Nintendo Switch on December 7.


 A life-long and avid gamer, William D'Angelo was first introduced to VGChartz in 2007. After years of supporting the site, he was brought on in 2010 as a junior analyst, working his way up to lead analyst in 2012. He has expanded his involvement in the gaming community by producing content on his own YouTube channel and Twitch channel dedicated to gaming Let's Plays and tutorials. You can contact the author at wdangelo@vgchartz.com or on Twitter @TrunksWD.


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6 Comments

Tridrakious (on 22 October 2018)

The GameCube controller and PlayStation controller. 2 designs that will live on forever.


UltimateGamer1982 (on 23 October 2018)

Sex


Manlytears (on 22 October 2018)

hey, they add. left shouder button, nice.


KLAMarine (on 22 October 2018)

These controllers are cool. Really like how the joysticks are the same on both sides.


V-r0cK (on 22 October 2018)

Are the GC controllers actually better for Smash compared like say the Switch Pro controller? Or is this just a nostalgic thing that Nintendo's able to milk? I haven't played enough Smash to know.


MTZehvor (on 22 October 2018)

I really don't think either is inherently better; it's just that the majority of competitive players have been using GC controllers, and not having to make the transition to a new controller every time a new game comes out is nice.


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AngryLittleAlchemist (on 22 October 2018)

Nintendo will still be selling Gamecube controllers 20 years into the future when we're all streaming games to our Huawei phones


Mystro-Sama (on 22 October 2018)

You had me until Huawei.


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AngryLittleAlchemist (on 22 October 2018)

You do not know the Hua-way!


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OTBWY (on 22 October 2018)

Huawei no way


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think-man (on 22 October 2018)

xD @Mystro-Sama so you didn't read the last word :P


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Jranation (on 22 October 2018)

Gamecube controllers > Switch in sales confirmed!


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