Hori's GameCube-style controllers are made directly for the Switch
The controllers have extra buttons and won't need an adapter.
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The company revealed Mario, Pikachu and Zelda-themed controllers on Tuesday, which connect to the Switch via USB and have extra buttons that account for the ZL, Home, + and - buttons that aren't on the standard GameCube controller. A programmable button is also on the controller.
The main cons to the controller are that it's wired and won't have motion controls, HD rumble, an IR sensor or NFC.
International availability is also not yet known. Hori said the controllers are coming to Japan in October and will cost ¥2,980, which roughly converts to $25, £20 and AU$35.
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