Good news, retro gamers: the Nintendo Switch looks to be getting a wireless SNES controller accessory, for playing those sweet, sweet SNES games.
An eagle-eyed poster – on forum site Resetera – found documentation for the SNES controller in an FCC filing, with a “HAC” model number that fits with the listing information used for the console and Switch accessories.
The majority of images in the filing are inaccessible until early February, 2020 – a likely launch date – though you can see an image of the back of the controller at the top of this article.
Given you can already buy NES controllers for the Switch, with NES games available to play through Nintendo Switch Online – it seems pretty certain that Nintendo is just biding its time until it starts flooding the Switch console with SNES games to play too.
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