New 8Bitdo adapter makes wired GameCube controllers go wireless on Switch

Joanna Estrada
November 9, 2018

The company's latest product, the Gbros.

Third-party gaming hardware and accessory manufacturer 8bitdo has revealed the GBros., an adapter for the Nintendo Switch that allows GameCube controllers to connect to the system wirelessly.

Countless Super Smash Bros. devotees agree with that sentiment, which is why Nintendo has even re-released it.

It has two ports - a GameCube controller port and a Wii one - so you can also use the classic controllers bundled with the NES and SNES Mini, as well as any controller created to work on the original Wii console. With so many NES and Neo Geo games on the Switch eShop library, that's pretty compelling.

The adapter is up for preorder on the US Amazon website, it says it ships here - but if it actually will we're not sure. It will start shipping on December 7th, the same day Smash Ultimate drops.

Still, this seems to be a great, fairly priced wireless alternative to Nintendo's official wired adapter.

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