GameCube controllers are considered the best way to play Super Smash Bros Ultimate since octagonal gated sticks, larger A button and muscle memory allow for more precise attacks. Mirrored on the original GameCube controller you know and love, this Bluetooth wireless version has been improved by making the shoulder buttons and d-pad larger plus added left shoulder and system buttons for compatibility with all Switch games*. Enjoy up to 30 hours of gameplay with new alkaline batteries (other variables affect play-time).
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Wireless freedom - PowerA Wireless controllers free you from being tethered to the console and provide a tangle free gaming experience. Our design is built for comfort during extended gaming sessions using high quality materials. Enjoy up to 30 hours of gameplay with new alkaline batteries (other variables affect play-time).
PowerA Quality Promise - At PowerA, our controllers are designed by passionate gamers. Our team has over two decades of experience in the gaming industry designing across all platforms. For the price, you'll be amazed at the features and quality built into this controller. Backed by a 2-year limited warranty.
Official Licensed Product - This PowerA Controller is officially licensed for Nintendo Switch. Always look for this seal when buying video game accessories as assurance that the product has gone thru Nintendo's rigorous testing and evaluation process. Products that do not carry this seal may not work at all with your Nintendo system or may have compatibility issues with certain games.
Gaming is better together - Nintendo Switch allows up to 8 controller connections in docked mode, or you can link up to 8 systems together to play in tabletop mode. Compared to Joy-Con controllers, wireless controllers offer improved accuracy and comfort plus larger buttons. Now that you have a more affordable wireless option available in a variety of colors and designs, pick up one or more, gather your friends, and share the fun.
Bluetooth Wireless freedom
Official licensed product with classic GameCube design
Motion controls included for intuitive game interactions
Switch System buttons (+, -, Home, Capture)
Left/Right shoulder buttons and triggers (L/R/ZL/ZR)
Octagonal gated analog left stick and C-stick
Larger 8-way plus-shaped D-pad
GameCube ABXY button layout
LED for power, player number and low battery warning
Includes two AA batteries for up to 30 hours of gameplay
2-year limited warranty – Register at PowerA.com
* Can be used when Nintendo Switch is docked or undocked. Does not support HD rumble, IR, or Amiibo NFC
Nintendo Switch Wireless GameCube Controller Gold is rated
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Rated 5 out of
switch gamecube controllerI love it. Gamecube was one of my first consoles and I practically grew up with it because it was around for so long. It's nice to not have to learn entirely new button controls like I was trying to with the joycons. I still have trouble with them.
Date published: 2019-10-08
Rated 1 out of
Poor Quality, went bad after a couple of monthsBought this in-store at gamestop a couple of months ago, as the idea of having a replica gamecube controller that felt like the real thing be both wireless and fully functional. After VERY light use (seriously, I really only used it probably a total of 5-6 Super Smash Bros nights. <30 hours of useage), the c-stick drifts and I have been unable to fix it.
Upon further research, this seems to be a common problem with this companies controllers after a few weeks-months, and I have not heard of one example of someone successfully contacting PowerA and getting a replacement/refund. I will nevertheless try, but I doubt I will be successful.
Date published: 2019-09-29
Rated 4 out of
SolidOverall solid, feels like any other game cube controller which is cool.
Date published: 2019-09-20
Rated 3 out of
Caca muchacho from
EhhWish I bought the extended warranty. Analog stick make squeaky noises and gets very irritating after a while, paint is also starting to chip off and keep in mind there is no Rumble support.
Date published: 2019-09-08
Rated 3 out of
Beth of the Wild from
Good, but could be better...It’s a fully functional GameCube controller, well crafted and licensed through PowerA, but it takes AA batteries, despite the technological advances in rechargeable batteries in wireless controllers.
Date published: 2019-09-04
Rated 5 out of
Does Its Job WellDisappointed that it runs on batteries while other controllers on the Switch can plug in and charge. However it works great, just like using the Gamecube controller for the WII, it just feels so natural. For those who are used to playing Mario Kart or Super Smash Bros. and its just not the same with other controllers because of years you've grown accustom to the Gamecube controller, This One Is It!
Date published: 2019-08-30
Rated 5 out of
Great controllerPlays just like an old gamecube controller except really light.
Date published: 2019-08-26
Rated 5 out of
Recieved Black instead!!Recieved Black instead of gold the invoice and packaging both said gold which i had ordered. I went to my local Gamestop and they have swapped out black for gold. I am now satisfied that the issue has been corrected. Thanks and Shout out to Gamestop East Windsor, NJ...
Can this controller work on other switch games like Breath of the wild, splatoon, Mario kart, and fortnite?
Asked by: MN_Austin
Yes it definitely can. The best controller for the switch!
Answered by: Wolffang133
Date published: 2018-12-17
knowing its a wireless controller, do i need another acessory like some sort of bluetooth adapter?
Asked by: berniemack
You don’t need one. It connects to the switch just like a pro controller
Answered by: Skylar777
Date published: 2019-01-02
Is there motion control?
Asked by: LexieHeart
Answered by: dahan1776
Date published: 2019-02-07
Does it have rumble?
Asked by: Lordlotito
No rumble. The controller is a great solution to dance of the original but want more games to be compatible with the GCC. 10/10
Answered by: Swayne
Date published: 2019-01-27
Does this controller work with other games as well or just smash??
Asked by: tchommy
Yes it does .all games are supported minus motion control. Great controller but it's not rechargeable
Answered by: Bilff84
Date published: 2018-12-30
Does this controller have the capability of connecting to a GameCube for GameCube games?
Asked by: IamN64
No cuz it’s a game cube controller made to use on a switch for smash
Answered by: MorteMcFly
Date published: 2018-12-14
Does pre-owned comes in original box?
Asked by: Naves
Not usually, but SOMETIMES they can be brought back in the original box and sold.
It will usually be in a red ziplock bag with a price lable sticker
Answered by: Shwasbee
Date published: 2019-01-23
How is this controller with fps?
How accurate and smooth is the c stick while aiming down sights, or is a pro controller recommended
Asked by: Jamesearl
Nintendo Switch maps the PowerA Wireless GameCube Style controller as if it were a Pro style controller, so the c-stick will function like right thumbstick for fps games. You may also be able to find videos online that show use of this controller on FPS games to get additional input.