A SNES-style controller might be heading to Nintendo Switch

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A Switch gamepad straight out of 1992 has been noticed on the FCC’s wi-fi {hardware} submitting web site.

Resetera consumer Link83 quietly posted a hyperlink to a familiar-looking FCC filing (An FCC ID is a web-based signature of any wi-fi product registered with the United States’ Federal Communications Commission).

The submitting exhibits a top level view of the again of a SNES pad. The telltale HAC-042 imprint denotes it as a bit of Switch {hardware}, with a couple of adjustments.

Switch SNES controller FCC filing

It’s flaunting Bluetooth / wi-fi connectivity, for one. No extra kneeling proper subsequent to the telly. Hyperlink83 additionally speculates at some anomalous designs alongside the highest edge. New shoulder buttons, or Switch connection rail? We’ll allow you to determine.

Could this additionally herald the arrival of SNES games on Nintendo Online? Subscribers already get free NES games each month by the service, and there’s an equally retro Switch pad to play them on. The service’s first 12 months will quickly wrap up. Would some Super Nintendo classics persuade you to signal on for one more 12 months?

Either manner. Without analogue sticks, it’ll most likely keep away from JoyCon drift.