With the stranglehold Nintendo has on the platform-fighter market — not-to-mention another Super Smash Bros. title on the way — Smash players’ desire for GameCube-style controllers is near-insatiable. HORI knows this.
【10月発売予定】「クラシックコントローラー for Nintendo Switch」が10月発売予定です！連射機能搭載で、疲れにくい軽量設計です！マリオ/ゼルダ/ピカチュウの3種類での展開です。
ピカチュウ: https://t.co/kjnSMGACOZ pic.twitter.com/NJP136Zh1P
— HORI /ゲーム周辺機器のホリ (@HORI__OFFICIAL) July 24, 2018
These semi-translucent designs from HORI are themed after Mario, Pikachu, and The Legend of Zelda. As of now, they are set for Japanese release in October — and one would expect the American market would soon follow, with Super Smash Bros. Ultimate due in December.