That Official Nintendo Switch SNES Controller Is Available Now

The SNES controller follows Super Nintendo games coming to Nintendo Switch Online.

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It's been a couple of weeks since SNES games made their way to Nintendo Switch's online subscription service, and now Nintendo has released its official wireless SNES controller. You can now order the pad from its website as long as you're subscribed to Nintendo Switch Online.

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SNES Controller for Nintendo Switch


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The SNES controller features everything the original did, with the addition of small ZL and ZR buttons, as well as a USB-C port for charging. A USB cable is provided, but you'll also be able to charge the controller with your Nintendo Switch AC adapter.

If you're looking for another option, 8Bitdo makes excellent controllers based on classic pads including the SNES. You can check them out, including its own version of the SNES controller, in our article on the best Nintendo Switch controllers we've tried so far.

The SNES Online library is a bonus provided by Nintendo to Switch Online subscribers. There are currently 20 SNES games available to play, and while Nintendo previously released NES games monthly, the company's future retro additions "will not adhere to a regular schedule." You can see every SNES and NES game available to subscribers here.

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