Nintendo’s new wireless NES controllers are a Switch Online exclusive

Announced during the latest Nintendo Direct release on September 13, players will soon be able to purchase a pair of NES wireless controllers for Nintendo Switch, allowing them to revisit the company's classic 8-bit titles as they should be. . juice.

Like Switch's Joy-Con controllers, NES wireless adapters can be recharged by simply placing them on the sides of the Switch's console.

Priced at $ 59.99 (AU $ 79.95, around £ 45) for a double package, NES drivers will be exclusive to members of the Nintendo Switch Online service, with only one purchase allowed per Nintendo account, and those in the service. One week of testing will not be eligible.

NES wireless controllers can be pre-ordered on the Nintendo Switch Online website from September 18 (September 19 in Australia) and have a shipment date scheduled for December 2018.

In Japan, the controllers Wireless offer Switch Online members will build on the classic Famicom design, with the pads sporting a red, black and gold adzuki color scheme.

Starting next month, the Nintendo Switch Online service will bring classic NES titles to the holders of the subscription, with October set to offer Solomon Key, NES Open Tournament Golf and Super Dodge Ball, followed of Metroid, Mighty Bomb Jack and TwinBee in November and Wario & # 39; s Woods, Ninja Gaiden and Adventures of Lolo in December.

Check out our coverage of some of the other titles presented in the latest edition of Nintendo Direct, which includes Super Mario Party, Super Smash Bros. and Pokemon Let's Go, or look at the entire program below .

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