You Can Play Splatoon With Two Controllers Taped Together

Well, we've never controlled a Wii U game like this before.


You can play Nintendo's paint shooter Splatoon by tying a Wii Remote Plus controller to a Wii U Pro Controller, the company has revealed.

This method only works in the game's local, 1v1 Battle Dojo local multiplayer mode, but it's still strange and kind of awesome.

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To use this input method, on the controller selection screen for Battle Dojo, press and hold down on the +Control Pad, press and hold B, and then press ZR and ZL.

"It seems a Wii Remote Plus is necessary to perform this incredible feat. This technique also appears to be possible when using a Classic Controller or Classic Controller Pro!" Nintendo said on Splatoon's official Tumblr. "When using a Wii U Pro Controller, first press ZL and ZR to select that as your controller, and then press the 2 Button on the Wii Remote Plus to activate it."

How you keep those controllers stuck together is up to you.

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