Buy Smash On Both Consoles, use the 3DS as an extra controller

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  1. yusuo
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    So I read that if you have both smash brothers versions (3ds and wii u) you are able to use your 3ds as an extra controller on the wii u, perfect for multiplayer.

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  2. WiiCube_2013

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    Damn you made me think Nintendo would be giving away a free GameCube controller too for those who'd buy both versions of the game but it's connecting the 2DS/3DS to the Wii U.

    But regardless, it's still a good optional controller.
     
  3. MarioFanatic64

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    At the very least, this will shut up any people who are still butthurt that there's no cross-console gameplay. Because now we kinda have it, and both versions retain their individuality.
     
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    I tried the japanese rom on my gateway and I just gotta say, my hands are just not made for the button layout of the 3ds during fast combat.... the L and R button just feel uncomfortable to handle lol, so Im just gonna buy the wiiu version, but it is still a nice feature
     
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    not to mention this game is killing slidepads left and right.

    i wouldn't honestly want to use the 3ds as a controller in that case at all.
     
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    considering, how many controllers have died in combat during the smash sessions with my buddies, I really wouldn`t want to use my precious 3ds either, I`d rather have a 20-30€ controller get destroyed then one of my 3DS XL systems, which cost "a little bit" more then a controller XD
     
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    what controllers did you use? we've got 3 original gamecube ones that worked their way through about 3000 hours of this game without so much as a scratch
     
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    some gc controllers, some classic controllers, also several nunchuks (one of my friends INSISTS on playing with wiimote + nunchuk, only god knows why...)
    well its not so much the controllers fault, its just that alcohol + temperamentful people + fighting against each other isn't the best combination for poor little controllers.. the new nintendo smash gc controllers will be our next... victims
     
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    But will the game screen be streamed to your 3ds or will it be purely controller inputs?
     
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    That's the exact reason why I want the controls to be changed to the dpad, the control with the slidepad just feels weird to me. :unsure:
    Good thing that will be possible in the final version.
     
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    source?
    because in the japanese version you can change control settings, but you cant change it for the dpad, it only serves for the poses
    or did I just not see an option to change that, too?
     
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    okay so at 3:21:50 of that 8 hour video, they show the settings, but they don`t actually go in there and the picture looks just like the one from the jap version, showing only the slidepad and the buttons, so I think it will be just the same as it already is with the jap version, no dpad change possible and none of them actually say, that you can change the dpad buttons... they say "whatever button you want", but I only believe it, when I see it after release
    so far I would say, it is just like the jap version, which sucks
     
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    Lol, cant believe that nintendo make this possible.Its a nice feature, but didnt they know if we play on 3ds you wreck the analog stick lol.

    Cant wait for 21 november to get the wii u version.
     
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    Not only do I want to play with the D-PAD because it's much more accurate and fast but also because of this...

    This is some unfortunate fella's 3DS which he/she forced too much force on the Stick and so it popped off.
    Yeah, they didn't show us that it was possible to change the Stick for the D-PAD but once I receive my own copy I'll know whether I can swap it or not. I hope I can god dammit Nintendo!
     
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    I didn't find my 3ds too awkward, but I'd still use a game cube controller
     
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    i think enough people confirmed that you cant use dpad to control character by now. and at least that guy only lost the rubber, that ccould ptentially be fixed with a tiny drop of superglue. but for some people, it actually breaks of that black part too and that probably requires replacement entirely

    you'd really expect something like that to have happened during testing though and they'd check into that or at least give players a warning or something
     
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    To be fair it's not like it's a 3DS manufacturing flaw, it's that people are being way too hard on it for this game. There have been hundreds of 3DS games that have used the circle pad, only now for some reason people are playing it way too much and being way too hard.

    Is this even a widespread phenomenon or is it just one guy and Shitaku picked up his funny reddit image and made a news story from it?
     
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    Even if it is a widespread phenomenon, it's just people slamming the circle pad to the side way harder than they should. As long as you're a little careful this really shouldn't happen.
     
  20. WiiCube_2013

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    True, the Japanese version doesn't have the option so most likely the EU/US won't neither. Sadly.