Monday, October 30, 2017

GameCube Controller Support On Nintendo Switch Was A Surprise To Even Nintendo

It was recently found out that the latest update for the Nintendo Switch supports GameCube controllers. Many believed that a GameCube Virtual Console wasn’t far off. However, it seems that GameCube controller support on the Nintendo Switch surprised even Nintendo. Here’s what Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime had to say to Kotaku.

In our latest system software update, it enables third-party peripherals to work on Nintendo Switch. As a result, the peripheral for Wii U that allows it to attach GameCube controllers also works. I think it’s fair to say, Stephen, that that peripheral working was as much a surprise to us as it was to consumers.

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