8bitdo is known for its quality consoles, offering a wide range of options for PC, Xbox, PlayStation, and even Nintendo Switch. The company is now adding to its already powerful lineup, and announces three new consoles under The 8BitDo Ultimate line, features a wireless Bluetooth model, a 2.4GHz model, and a wired model as well. The consoles are now available for pre-order with a release set for October.
The 8bitdo Ultimate Bluetooth Controller for Nintendo Switch and Windows offers an elegant design and also comes with a charging base. As you can imagine, the unit is Switch compatible, but it’s also compatible with a PC thanks to the 2.4GHz wireless adapter. The unit offers a subtle design that comes in black and white, with nice touches like thumb sticks with hall effect sensors, rear paddles, a dedicated profile button, and more. The console can also be customized using the accompanying software that can be downloaded to a PC, iOS or Android device. The unit also features rumble and motion support and can be used for up to 22 hours on a single charge.
The 8bitdo Ultimate Wired Controller offers compatibility with Windows PC, Android, Nintendo Switch and Raspberry Pi. For the most part, the functionality is identical to its wireless counterpart. The main difference is that you have to connect this controller. There are small differences like the improved grip and adjustable hair trigger, to name a few. The console offers compatibility with computers running Windows 10 or Windows 11. It is also compatible with devices running Android 9 or later. In order to use it on the Switch, the console must be running on firmware 3.0 or higher. Fortunately, the console has a 1.8-meter cable and comes in two color options: black or white.
The 8bitdo Ultimate 2.4G Wireless Controller provides support for Windows, Android and Raspberry Pi. The controller offers the same great feature as the Bluetooth controller, with professional-grade paddles on the back, a dedicated profile switch, and more. There are small differences such as the buttons that are configured in the Xbox style and the thumb stick that uses ALP technology. It also features a charging base and customizations that can be applied using 8bitdo for PC. There is vibration support, along with providing up to 15 hours of battery life on a single charge. The device comes in three colors: black, white and pink. It will be paired with a 2.4GHz adapter.
You can now pre-order the controllers directly from Amazon. The 8bitdo Ultimate Bluetooth controller will cost $69.99, the 8bitdo Ultimate wired controller will cost $34.99, and the 8bitdo Ultimate 2.4G wireless controller will retail for $49.99. The consoles will be released on October 28, 2022.
8Bitdo Ultimate Bluetooth Controller with Charging Dock, Switch Bluetooth Controller and Windows
8BitDo Ultimate Wired Controller USB Wired Controller for Windows, Android, Raspberry Pi and Switch
8BitDo Ultimate Wireless 2.4G Controller with Charging Dock, 2.4G Remote Controller for Windows, Android and Raspberry Pi
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