With Super Smash Bros. Ultimate right abound the corner, you’re probably curious about the Hori GameCube controller for Nintendo Switch. I’ve got you covered. With a detachable wire, larger D-pad, and compatibility with almost every Switch game, this controller surpassed my expectations. You can find my video review on the Hori GameCube controller below.

Disclaimer: This product was provided by Hori for review purposes.

About the product (via Amazon)

  • GameCube-style wired USB Controller with 10 ft. cable
  • Anti-snapback analog sticks and fast-action L/R & ZL/ZR Buttons
  • Toggle shoulder button functions
  • Turbo settings
  • Officially Licensed by Nintendo

That’s my general thoughts on the Hori GameCube controller for Nintendo Switch — Do you plan on picking this classic GameCube controller up? Be sure to leave all of your thoughts in the comments section below, or join the discussion over on our Facebook page.

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Hori Battle Pad


Overall Score



  • Larger D-Pad
  • Satisfying grip
  • Perfect form factor
  • Compatible with almost every Switch game


  • No wireless option
  • GameCube triggers removed
  • No rumble
Brett Medlock
Brett Medlock is Nintendo Enthusiast's Editor-in-chief. He’s obsessed with action-adventure games, platinum trophies, and K-pop. To hear more about how lame he is, follow him on Twitter @brettnll


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