Nintendo needs to support their "Pro Controller" instead of halfassing it

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User Info: gfaqster

gfaqster
4 years ago#1
No headphone or microphone jack so we are forced to keep the gamepad on our lap while using the pro controller.

AAA Nintendo games like New Super Mario Bros U DO NOT work with the Pro Controller and they haven't even bothered updating the game so we can use it with it >_>

I wouldn't be surprised if only a few Nintendo games even offer support to the Pro Controller in the future.

But this is just wrong and Nintendo should allow are the games to be compatible with it.
Unless its Nintendoland where you obviously need the gamepad.
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User Info: Chocobo115

Chocobo115
4 years ago#2
I Think they should have ALL (with very few exceptions) games fully playable with the Pro Controller.
It'd help winning people who don't like the Gamepad over (like me)

User Info: FFXIgaiaknight

FFXIgaiaknight
4 years ago#3
personally i think the pro controller was made to appeal to 3rd party studios than anything else. I really dont see nintendo supporting much outside of few multiplayer games like mario kart and smash bros.
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User Info: gfaqster

gfaqster
4 years ago#4
^ yeah I've realized that too sadly...
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User Info: DarkIVloon

DarkIVloon
4 years ago#5
I agree with you but fortunately for now the majority of my games work with it.
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User Info: Shadowbird_RH

Shadowbird_RH
4 years ago#6
Mutual exclusivity.
Either Nintendo focuses on games that play fine with the Pro Controller, or Nintendo focuses on games that take advantage of the Wii U's defining features.

I suppose Pro Controller should be usable on most anything that can feature off-TV play, so long as it doesn't require touch screen use.
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User Info: X_Roxas_X

X_Roxas_X
4 years ago#7
Shadowbird_RH posted...
Mutual exclusivity.
Either Nintendo focuses on games that play fine with the Pro Controller, or Nintendo focuses on games that take advantage of the Wii U's defining features.


Not really. Any game that doesn't require the GamePad could theoretically use the Pro controller without a hitch, as its the exact same button layout. There really is no legitimate reason for, say, New Super Mario Bros U not to use it.
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User Info: Shadowbird_RH

Shadowbird_RH
4 years ago#8
"Any game that doesn't require the GamePad" is a game that doesn't take advantage of the Wii U's defining features.
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User Info: Ritster21

Ritster21
4 years ago#9
FFXIgaiaknight posted...
personally i think the pro controller was made to appeal to 3rd party studios than anything else. I really dont see nintendo supporting much outside of few multiplayer games like mario kart and smash bros.


Duh! Nintendo actually said this the same day they revealed the Pro controller. It's not an alternative controller for US. It's an alternative controller for 3rd parties that don't want to use the Gamepad.

User Info: MilesTeg420

MilesTeg420
4 years ago#10
For now it's basically there for local multiplayer. Seeing as Gamepads aren't available at retail.
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