Retro Fighters Celebrates GameCube’s 20th Anniversary with Reimagined Wireless GameCube Controllers, Now Available for Pre-Order

The special gamepads come in authentic GameCube hues!

By Alexia Huizar. Posted 09/25/2021 18:09 Comment on this     ShareThis

20 years after it was first introduced, GameCube has once again become a hot topic due to its controllers. For its 20th anniversary, accessory manufacturer Retro Fighters’ announcement of a reimagined controller with wireless functionality has brought along nostalgia for GC console fans. The BladeGC is a newly designed version of the original GameCube controller that offers wireless play with the original console.

Here are the specifications for the controllers:

  • Ergonomically designed GameCube wireless controller
  • Compatible with GameCube, Game Boy Player, Switch & PC
  • Pressure sensitive analog triggers
  • Comfortable and accurate D-pad
  • Responsive analog sticks
  • Dual ā€œZā€ shoulder buttons
  • 2.4 Wireless GHz technology
  • Rechargeable battery
  • 30 foot wireless range
  • 10+ hours of battery life per charge
  • USB-C charging port

The controllers are up for pre-order now for $39.99 and come in three of the console’s original colors: Black, Orange, and Purple. Note that these gamepads will also work on Nintendo Switch. The scheduled launch for the BladeGC will be in April 2022.

Source:Ā Retro Fighters Twitter Page

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