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Nintendo reveals GameCube controller adapter for Super Smash Bros. for Wii U

Posted on May 29, 2014 AT 01:50pm

The Wii U version of Super Smash Bros. will be playable with GameCube controllers courtesy of an adapter that will presumably release in time for the game’s launch later this year, Nintendo revealed on Twitter today.

The tweet only references compatibility with Smash Bros. It’s unclear whether other, future releases will provide players with the option to use a GameCube controller if they don’t fancy the GamePad or didn’t pony up for a Wii U Pro Controller.

Super Smash Bros. for Wii U will be playable at select Best Buys during E3 this year. And while the Wii U version is slated for release in Q4, Super Smash Bros. for 3DS, meanwhile, is set to launch Q3.

In other E3-related Nintendo news, Zelda Williams, daughter of Robin Williams and so-named for the man’s great love of Nintendo’s arguably most famous princess, announced on Twitter that she’ll be at the exposition “doing something extra special there.” In a follow up tweet, Williams said that she can “guarantee you, it’s not what you think…”

Source: Twitter

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