8Bitdo’s NES Classic Edition wireless controller kit adds retro gamepad options


Got a new NES Classic Edition but woefully disappointed at the official controller’s short, corded-only options? Third party alternatives are popping up, but the new NES30 Classic Edition Set and Retro Receiver are a good bet, and are up for pre-order now.

The kit is from 8Bitdo, which has been making wireless and wired retro versions of classic control controllers for a while now, and doing so well. Their new $39.99 kit is shipping on December 16 from Amazon, in time for holiday gifting, and includes a Retro Receiver which will work with any modern Bluetooth gamepad including PS3, PS4 and Wii U Pro controllers, and including 8Bitdo’s entire collection of classic controllers. The company also says it’ll do so without any lag, which is great for the NES Classic’s more…

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