is there a way to use USB gamepads on the wii for emulation?

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by maczilla, Sep 29, 2016.

  1. maczilla
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    My googling has not yielded me any good results.

    I see people are using playstation controllers on nintendont via an adapter.

    but, would it be possible to say use a logitech gamepad in the wii itself and use that for retroarch, was wondering if anyone could clarify.
     
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    Retroarch would be what needs the support added. Wii games are hard-coded to the libraries they were linked with when they were developed and I don't think there are any retail games that included USB controller support other than music games that used instrument controllers and a few fitness titles.
     
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    I wouldnt expect usb gamepads to work with wii games since even the classic controller has such limited use between those titles.
     
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    GreyWolf GBAtemp Psycho!

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    The classic controller isn't USB, though. It just replicates the Wii remote's buttons and that's Bluetooth.

    EDIT: I think I misunderstood that you were agreeing. :D