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Gamecube controllers now work on Switch

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It seems Nintendo added support for their <s>crusty old</s> venerable GameCube controller as something of an undocumented feature to version 4 of the Switch firmware (they don't have to properly support it that way). Support is via the USB adapters originally made for the Wii U. Some are reporting their unofficial gamecube controllers, though ones which did work on the Wii U, have problems but official ones seem to be working fine.

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