The Nintendo Switch over N64 controller is sold out worldwide, with stock inaccessible till 2022.
The main United States Nintendo online store (using VGC) states that the controller is out of stock, and also that extra controllers will certainly be available in 2022. VGC additionally reports that the controller is inaccessible in the UK as well as Canada, although other classic-themed controllers – those styled after the Sega Genesis and Mega Drive – are either still readily available or have actually not yet gone on sale.
A collection of N64 games, including Super Mario 64, Mario Kart 64, and also The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time, released last month, with more – consisting of the initial Pokemon Break, The Legend of Zelda: Majora s Mask, and also Banjo-Kazooie – readied to get here soon. Regrettably, the emulation hasn t gone completely efficiently, with graphical and gameplay concerns, including a message from Mario Kart 64 advising gamers to place a controller Pak.
Getting hold of the brand-new controller prior to 2022 is most likely to be pretty complicated unless you re willing to pay additional using a 3rd celebration, and also unfortunately getting your hands on a brand-new Switch console may not be especially simple either. The continuous semiconductor shortage compelled Nintendo to go down Switch over manufacturing by 20% for the existing economic year, causing six million less units on the marketplace by March 2022. The scarcity has contributed to similar supply troubles for Microsoft and also Sony as well as their PS5 as well as Xbox Series X consoles.