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To go alongside the Nintendo 64 and Sega Genesis games coming to Nintendo Switch Online, Nintendo can be releasing new controllers for its hybrid house/handheld console. Starting in October, Nintendo Switch Online members can have a chanced to buy Switch-compatible N64 and Genesis gamepads. These controllers will promote for $50 every.
This is comparable the Nintendo and Super Nintendo controllers that the corporate offered when it added these platforms to its subscription service. You’ll want an lively $20-per-year membership to get entry, however you would want that to entry these video games within the first place. So it is sensible to lock the controllers behind that paywall.
Unlike the Nintendo and Super Nintendo gamepads, nevertheless, the N64 and Genesis pads don’t dock onto the Switch like Joy-Con. Instead, they’re merely wi-fi variations of the unique gadgets.
And sure, in case you have been questioning, it’s weird that Nintendo is promoting a Sega Genesis controller. That’s one thing that wouldn’t have made any sense 30 years in the past.
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