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Check out the different compatible controllers that you can use on Super Smash Bros. Ultimate! Use this guide to find out which controller set up is best for you!

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Compatible Controllers - List & Guide

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Compatible Controllers For Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate gives you a variety of options on how to play the game. The game supports a number of controllers, each with their own customizable control schemes to help you pick out which scheme is best for you!

List Of Compatible Controllers

ControllerFeatures
Handheld ModeLets you play the game anywhere you are.
JoyconsCan be played using two Joycons. Split both Joycons for two player battles.
Pro ControllerMore traditional controller type. Allows for more buttons to assign controls.
Gamecube ControllerController for the original Super Smash Bros. game. Needs the Gamecube Adapter to work.

Operating The Different Controllers

Besides giving you a number of options regarding what controllers you can use, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate also gives you the option to customize the controls by letting you remap the buttons to whichever action you want!

*All control schemes in this article display the game's default control schemes for each controller.

Operating The Joycons (Single)

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Compatible Controllers - List & Guide
ButtonAction
L-Stick ← → (Flick)Move (Dash)
Flick L-Stick ↑Jump
L-Stick ↓ (Flick)Crouch (Jump down platform)
◀ / Y or ▲ / XJump
▶ / AAttack
▼ / BSmash Attack
SRGrab
SLShield

Operating The Pro Controller, Dual Joycons, & Handheld Mode

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Compatible Controllers - List & Guide
ButtonAction
L-Stick ← → (Flick)Move (Dash)
Flick L-Stick ↑Jump
L-Stick ↓ (Flick)Crouch (Jump down platform)
R-StickSmash Attack
Y or XJump
AAttack
BSmash Attack
L or RGrab
ZL or ZRShield
DPADTaunt

Operating The Gamecube Controller

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Compatible Controllers - List & Guide
ButtonAction
L-Stick ← → (Flick)Move (Dash)
Flick L-Stick ↑Jump
L-Stick ↓ (Flick)Crouch (Jump down platform)
C-StickSmash Attack
Y or XJump
AAttack
BSmash Attack
L or RShield
ZGrab
DPADTaunt
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