Do you have an old Nintendo 64 controller? Use it on your Nintendo Switch, or on your mobile, thanks to this curious 8BitDo kit. It’s anti drifting!
The brand 8bitdo is well known for offering controllers and accessories for Switch and other consoles. This company has decided that players can give your nintendo 64 controller a second lifeOh turn it into a switch controller with a small kit that is already on sale. If you kept one of these curious pads after enjoying the best Nintendo 64 games, you will be able to use it in the Nintendo hybrid.
That is the promise of 8BitDo Mod Kit for Nintendo 64. It is a pack that includes a main boardand “cartridge” to insert into the slot of the knob and a analog stick. Once converted, it offers a autonomy of up to 8 hours thanks to its integrated battery, with a charging time of between 1 and 2 hours. Although you have to go in parts to fully understand what it does, because that analog stick works by magnetism thanks to the hall effectwhich prevents the dreaded drift from appearing (like this Gulikit proposal).
On the other hand, the cartridge that connects to the expansion slot of the Nintendo 64 controller acts as a Rumble Packoffering different types of configuration and with an internal battery that is recharged by USB-C.
The only downside to this kit is that forces open the original nintendo 64 controller to place the main board. The good thing is that it is designed to no need to do any soldering, simply replace and connect. The process is very simple, although they offer a tutorial so that no one gets lost and can reuse this pad.
He Full 8BitDo Mod Kit for N64 is available for 39,99 $ and includes the plate, the stick and the Rumble Pack. You can also purchase the board and Rumble Pack for $29.99 or the Hall Effect Joystick for $19.99 (excl. shipping).
Can visit their website For more information or to buy this kit now to convert your Nintendo 64 controller into a Switch controller, the one from Android. Next, we leave the video shared by the team to show the installation process.