Good news for Nintendo fans, you can now play wirelessly with this tiny adapter. There are a few solutions already on the market, but 8bitdo's new NES30 Classic Edition Set might just be the best and most flexible so far. This also one of the best gifts for this season.
The 8Bitdo's NES Classic Edition Wireless Controller
This kit is from 8Bitdo, which is known for making wireless and wired retro versions of classic control controllers as of now and doing so great. Their new kit cost$39.99 is shipping on December 16 from Amazon, in time for the holiday. Includes a Retro Receiver which will work well with any modern Bluetooth gamepad and also PS3, PS4, and Wii U Pro controllers, and has 8Bitdo's entire collection of classic controllers. The company also says it'll do so without any delays, which is a good for the NES Classic's more fast-twitch focused 8-bit titles.
The 8Bitdo's NES Classic Edition Wireless Controller Compatible With Apple Device
The Retro Receiver is now available for classic gaming consoles like the original NES, the Super Nintendo, and also compatible with the Apple II computer. But the recent version of the adapter is made to plug into the ports on the front of Nintendo's new NES Classic Edition, letting you play with a wide variety of Bluetooth-friendly wireless controllers, instead of the included wired option.But if you prefer the real old-school feel, the set includes also a wireless replica NES controller called the NES30, that features an estimated 20 hours battery life. Moreover, to the NES Classic, you can also use the controller to play games wirelessly on PC, Mac, iOS, and Android.
The NES Classic Edition from Nintendo is already one of the hot gift this holiday, and its controllers are difficult to find. 8Bitdo's controllers are the closest you can get to the real thing in a Bluetooth wireless package. So choosing up one of these as an add-on stocking stuffer if you're already putting an NES Classic under the tree seems like a no-brainer.