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Pokkén Tournament DX For Nintendo Switch Works With Wii U Controller

Pokkén Tournament DX was announced today during the special Pokémon themed Nintendo Direct which took place today. The game is heading to the Nintendo Switch and if you own the special fight pad for the Wii U version of Pokkén Tournament you will be pleased to learn that it will work with the upcoming fighter for the Nintendo Switch. Pokkén Tournament DX will launch on September 22nd worldwide

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21 thoughts on “Pokkén Tournament DX For Nintendo Switch Works With Wii U Controller”

  1. Has anybody here used them before? If so, what did you think? I wanna get Pokken DX for my switch and the special controllers are currently only $10 at gamestop. I might nab one if it’s worth it.

    1. I have one, it’s cool if you want the authentic controller from the arcade, I personally prefer using a wireless controller though. But $10 is a really good deal.

      1. Thanks for the feedback! I might just go for it since it’s so cheap XD Plus I play with my friends a lot, so I could use the pokken pad and they could use the grip so we both have “normal” controllers instead of the individual joycons.

  2. I don’t mind getting the switch version of Pokken Tournament. it has more characters they didn’t appear in the Wii U version. I was right all this time. this game did get a enhanced port XD

  3. thenintendoreviewer

    This does suggest that controller backwards compatibility is possible. Which is good news

      1. Still a good sign. Means that the Switch in docked mode could theoretically be compatible with the GameCube controller adapter and Wii U pro controller since they both use USB connections

      1. Even though spitscreen was an option back on U, it didn’t work. But I srs don’t care xD The Pokkén controller was meh and the game even more… meh-ier

            1. lol charizard was so brutal, I thought the game was fun but I got bored after about a month. I think the 3 vs 3 battles will make the game a lot better though, so I’m looking forward to giving it a go again.

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