Wii U Pro Controller as Wii Classic Controller????

Discussion in 'Wii - Hardware, Devices and Utilities' started by EnigmaXtreme, Feb 9, 2013.

  1. EnigmaXtreme
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    I'm sure I'm not the only one who has looked at that new Pro Controller and wanted to use it on my Wii games.

    So curiously I tried to sync the Pro Controller to the Original Wii, obviously no luck, no lights nothing.

    However, I turned off the Wii and pushed the Power Button on the Pro and the Wii turned on, nothing happened after that but it tells me that on some level the Wii recognises the Pro Controller.

    Is there anyway for us to have the Pro Controller be recognised as a Classic Controller on the Wii?
     
  2. Yepi69

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    I don't think you'll be able to use the Pro Controller with Wii games, as for the Wii turning on with the Pro Controller IDK, but its like you're trying to play New Super Mario Bros. Wii with a Classic Controller, it just doesn't work, everything Wii U related is down when you are in Wii Mode.
     
  3. xwatchmanx

    xwatchmanx The Dark Souls of GBAtemp

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    There's actually a third-party Wii U pro controller I saw whose description claims to have Wii functionality. I don't have time to grab a link at the moment, though, and I have no idea if it was confirmed as true.
     
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    I actually have one of those, it's ok....the dpad is a bit iffy :/
     
  5. xwatchmanx

    xwatchmanx The Dark Souls of GBAtemp

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    Well that sucks. What defines "iffy"?
     
  6. EnigmaXtreme
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    I press left or right and it registers as up as well
     
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    xwatchmanx The Dark Souls of GBAtemp

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    That sounds lovely. :\
     
  8. tbgtbg

    tbgtbg Shaking the ring ropes up in the sky

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    Wow, even more like a 360 controller, then!
     
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  9. Truen'Hero

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    I'll try some mod putting wiimote pcb and a wii classic controller into a wii u pro controller case

    Enviado desde mi SM-A510M mediante Tapatalk
     
  10. MrCokeacola

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    Brooks makes an adapter for PS4 and Xbox One controllers to work as a classic controller. Maybe you could get the PS4 version to work with a Wii U Pro. I quite like using my Xbox One Elite controller as a classic controller on my Wii with the adapter.
     
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