One problem with mini classic consoles: the controller cord is always too dang short. One further problem with the otherwise-excellent Sega Genesis Mini: it ships with a three-button controller, so Street Fighter II is basically unplayable. What if there were a wireless six-button pad available?
Well, now there is. The controller comes courtesy of 8bitdo, which shouldn’t be a surprise — the company has made similar well-regarded replicas for many other consoles, including the original Genesis. This version for the Mini appears to be the same existing M30 2.4G controller, in fact, just bundled with a new USB dongle that can be plugged into the console’s USB ports. That also means it’ll work with the Nintendo Switch.
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