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8BitDo has revealed its latest controller creation: the Zero 2 Bluetooth Gamepad. The key chain sized Bluetooth controller can be taken wherever you go thanks to its small weight at just 20 grams. It also has a rechargeable lithium ion battery with eight hours of play time. You can use it with Switch, PC, macOS, and Android.

Here’s a closer look:

You can pre-order the the Zero 2 Bluetooth Gamepad on Amazon here. It’s available in turquoise, pink, and yellow variations.


8BitDo has yet another controller in store for Switch. Announced today is the 8BitDo Lite, “an ultra-portable controller made for 2D games and more.” It will be offered in yellow and turquoise colors to match the Switch Lite.

In addition to Switch, the 8BitDo Lite also works with Windows, macOS, and Android. It features customizable Turbo functionality, wireless play, USB-C input, and a rechargeable Lithium-ion rechargeable battery.

The 8BitDo Lite is tentatively planned for the end of October at a price point of $24.99. Pre-orders are open on Amazon here.


8Bitdo has announced the SN30 Pro+, a new controller for Switch. It features fully customizable button configurations and sensitivity levels for the joysticks, triggers and vibrations. The 8BitDo Ultimate Software also lets users create macros along with custom profiles to save settings on a game-by-game basis. Up to 20 hours of use on a single charge are promised.

Amazon is taking pre-orders for the SN30 Pro+ here. Orders should begin to ship on August 7.


8Bitdo has revealed the Gbros. Wireless Adapter for Switch. The device works with wired GameCube and Classic Edition controllers, and was made with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate in mind. Users can connect various wired controllers to Switch including ones from the GameCube, NES, SNES, Super Famicom, and Wii.

The 8Bitdo Gbros. Wireless Adapter for Nintendo Switch launches December 7. Pre-orders are open on Amazon here.

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8Bitdo today unveiled the 8Bitdo DIY, a new mod-kit capable of turning original controllers into wireless Bluetooth gamepads. It’s compatible with NES, Super Nintendo, and SEGA Genesis controllers plus the Japanese Super Famicom or Mega Drive controllers and Classic Edition versions of Nintendo’s gamepads.

There isn’t any soldering involved here. When you make a purchase, you’ll get the instructions and hardware, which includes a Bluetooth radio and a rechargeable lithium-ion battery.


8Bitdo has revealed a new version of its NES classic controller compatible with the NES Classic Edition. Improvements include a dedicated home button as well as four face buttons instead of two. These buttons are labeled as “turbo buttons”.

You can pre-order the 8Bitdo N30 2.4G Wireless Gamepad on Amazon here for $24.99. It’s due out on August 20.


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Have you ever wanted to use the Xbox One S controller on Switch? With the 8Bitdo USB Adapter, that’s now possible. A firmware update just added in the functionality yesterday.

The new update also makes an adjustment to PS4 controller vibration. You can find the full patch notes below.


Without much fanfare, a couple of 8Bitdo’s controllers received a firmware update. Version 1.25 is out now for the SN30 and SF30 Pro.

You can download the new firmware here. According to the official patch notes, the accuracy of analog on SWITCH mode has been enhanced.


8Bitdo has prepared a new update for its SN30/SF30 Pro Controllers. For both pieces of hardware, the firmware can be upgraded to version 1.23.

Below are the full update notes:

– Enhanced vibration optimisation on Xinput mode.
– Added USB connection to Mac mode.
– Fixed the bug that the controller would not turn on occasionally.
– Press and hold L+R and then plug in USB cable to update the controller if it does not power on.