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Report: 3DS Can Be Used As Wii Controller In Smash Bros.

by Matt Helgeson on Sep 12, 2014 at 04:10 PM

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A gamer in Japan has posted a picture which indicates that the 3DS can be used as Wii U controller for Smash Bros.

Kyle McLain posted the image below, along with the tweet: "Am I crazy, or does this say that if you connect your 3DS with your Wii U, that you can use your 3DS as a controller?"

Several users confirmed this translation of the Japanese onscreen text, as did IGN.

We'll have to wait for official confirmation from Nintendo to see if this is real, but it looks convincing.

Source: Twitter via IGN


Our Take
This would be a very useful feature for Super Smash Bros. I want to note that this is published as a report and not a definitive news story because I do not read Japanese and am relying on the translation of others.