Nintendo patents a remote for Switch

by Kelvin
Nintendo patents a remote for Switch

The Japanese company has carried out the registration of this new Bluetooth controller in the United States Federal Communications Commission

Nintendo has registered the patent for a new remote for Switch whose silhouette resembles that of the classic 16-bit Super Nintendo console (SNES).

  

The Japanese company has carried out the registration of this new Bluetooth controller in the Federal Communications Commission of the United States, the body that has the responsibility of approving any device with wireless connections before it is put up for sale.

A user of the ResetEra forums has been the one who has located the existence of this registry, whose diagram shows a silhouette that clearly reminds that of the Super Nintendo controller (although without cable) and in which the acronym "HAC" can be identified, the same ones that carry other accessories and hardware products for Nintendo Switch.

Although a patent of these characteristics does not guarantee that this command will be marketed, the registry points to the possibility that SNES games can reach Switch in the future. In fact, since last September the Japanese company markets a replica of the NES command (the predecessor of SNES) designed to play the games of this classic console available in the service Nintendo Switch On-line.

Super Nintendo was one of the most successful 16-bit consoles during the first half of the 90s and the addition of their games to the online service catalog of Switch It is one of the most repeated demands by the user community of this console.

Recently, The Japanese company sold a miniaturistic replica of its classic consoles with the launch of NES Classic Mini and Super NES Classic Mini. Both devices accumulated combined sales that have exceeded 10 million units sold, according to data from Nintendo itself.

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