SSBM Tutorials discusses the strange quirks regarding different controller ports in Super Smash Bros. Melee

By on November 24, 2017 at 3:00 pm

Have you ever stepped up to a tournament station thinking that the controller port that you plug into matters? If you have, you likely play Super Smash Bros. Melee — where being particular in the controller port you use is more than just superstition.

In this video, SSBM Tutorials explains the differences between GameCube controller ports; while controller port one will always get a grab or ledge grab in a tie, the other ports have advantages out of throws, where they can react faster.

Source: SSBM Tutorials

Corey "Missing Person" Lanier is a full-time writer, and one half of the "So Smart" team that did commentary for Street Fighter V Crash. A former English teacher, he has spent 5 years living between China and South Korea before moving to Canada. When he's not busy writing, he enjoys streaming, playing mafia and elevating his Super Turbo game. He also believes Sailor Moon S is the best fighting game on the planet, and if you don't believe him, see him in Sailor Moon!