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Wii U GamePad has special port for controller accessories

The Wii U and its GamePad controller are being inspected from every angle at publications around the world, and by now most have discovered that the GamePad carries a secret little port. Found on the bottom of the controller, the new port doesn’t fit any existing cables or accessories for the Wii U or Wii.

According to the Wii U game manual, the port is for “controller accessories”, but we have yet to see any such accessories. Of the few Wii U accessories there are, none fit the new port. Nintendo is known for including all sorts of ports in their console hardware, some which are rarely used. The GameCube had a series of ports at the bottom which were almost never used.

It’ll be interesting to see what Nintendo has in store for the GamePad with this new port. It could be some of the controller accessory patents we’ve seen in the past, which includes the famous Wii U Zapper, one of the very first Wii U items to be revealed.

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  • Joesatmoes

    I’ve known this for a while- it’s been in the GamePad video at Nintendo.com for ages.

    • AKA-Link77

      Yah its pretty obvious its for accessories. :)

    • edward montgomery

      Nintendo should of died not sega at least sega make new games

      • Duaplex

        Mario, Zelda, Donkey Kong, Kid Icarus, Metroid….. The list goes on. If Nintendo were to die then who would be the ones to innovate, to constantly raise the bar. You really need to do some research and secondly stop trolling on this site.

      • Matthewmc685

        You do know SEGA has been very open about not making any new IPs and only making there “core franchises” witch would explain them not funding there smaller works like Bayonetta. What I don’t get is if you like SEGA so much then why aren’t you happy you don’t have to buy an extra SEGA console to play sonic, Ristar and others?

      • Troll patrol.

        Shut up , Meg.

      • hamzilla

        Lol what game has sega made thats actually good in the past 10 to 5 years..I’ve been waiting for a good sonic in years..haven’t got one yet

      • Sharkz

        Why don’t you learn what a sentence is and learn how to use punctuation. Your stupidity is shining through.

      • AM

        That’s a pretty random thing to say when people are commenting on an article about an accessory port.

      • Nko Sekirei

        edward ur so stupid and ur i.q. is as low as patrick star so do us all a favor and just stfu and play with ur barbie dolls and kens and u know wat nintendo will continue to live on by making great game but it seems u dont get it and like to make ur self look like a fool on here this site is for people who are interested in getting the wii u not for trolls who act like a 5 year old with no hard facts to back up their statements

      • MujuraNoKamen

        Obvious troll is obvious.

      • NintendoCalvin

        Lol, Nintendo doesn’t make games, you are obviously ignorant my friend.

        • edward montgomery

          Plz dont reply if you have no idea what your talking about

          • Nko Sekirei

            u have no excuses edward for being an idiot about ur comment earlier so stfu nintendo will never die cause we care for their key franchises that continue to innovate the industry with great games like zelda,metroid,mario,donkey kong,kirby,starfox,f-zero and many more so dont be so ignorant about wishing a grat company like nintendo to die

        • Nko Sekirei

          ur incorrect dude it seems u have the lowest iq to date nintendo does make games u idiot

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        • Name

          that is so cool how i seen some before but i am to lazy to make those things.

          • me

            lol, i just copy and paste

        • Madmagican

          it’s beautiful O_O

  • Starfoxguy

    Two words: Eight Days.

    • pman454

      obama is gonna give away a free wii u to everyone who dont work, all of us who do work now have to pay 600 for a wii u to make up the difference. The welfare king strikes again!

      • LazerK

        Why are you bringing up Obama on a gaming site?Idiots…

    • Jeffery02

      Exactly 7 days from now, I will be home about to start playing my Wii U for the first time ever! Too bad the last week is always the longest…

      • Lazara The Last

        you’re so lucky… I still have to wait for 19 days >:O

        • Arsonist Monkey

          I’m getting one for Christmas, the suspense will kill me.

          • [000]

            R.I.P. Arsonist Monkey…..

          • Linskarmo

            Ah, yes. I have to wait until then too. :(

          • Madmagican

            At least you know you’re getting one; my parents won’t buy a Wii U for me so I have to wait until I have the money to buy one

          • Kirbymon123

            I’m getting mine february. When, y’know, STORES ACTUALLY HAVE THE CONSOLE IN STOCK! D: why did i not preorder?

    • Henry Anderson

      Dawn of the Sixth Day

  • Drawin

    While this is all interesting and such, all you are reporting is old news I’m afraid. Meh, I guess it will start discussions about the possabilitys .. maybe.

  • Nintendo Power (Wii U FTW)

    For the Wii U Zapper, right?

    • Captain Potato

      In just vaguely paying attention to what has come out, I do recall something about 3D games coming to Wii U…so the port under the controller may be to plug in a transparent led screen that sits over the gamepad screen and emits signals like the 3DS to emit 3D visuals just like the 3DS! I this even possible?

      • Cugno the Swiss

        No. Unless the gamepad can render images with polarized light, which is very unlikely,

      • Captain Potato

        Sorry, meant LCD screen! OOPS!

  • Raul

    First!

    • Raul

      Yea what i ment to say was FIRST to get fondled by my dad while my mother watched and finger banged herself.Ill tell you this,when my daddy plowed me from behind i could not sit for a week. But still i was FIRST!!

      • Nintedward

        Dude………WTF ?

      • Nko Sekirei

        ur an idiot thats all im gonna say to a troll

      • Nintentdo13

        Seriously, get help man. Anyone who can even think that up is messed up in the head.

    • Aaron

      @Raul
      Anyways you failed at being first…

    • theyoshiking20

      blue shell

    • Jeffery02

      FAIL! XD

    • Adam Fox

      Anyone that posts “First!” comments should explode right after b/c they have no life and that should be the magic phrase on the internet to terminate their life instantly

  • 007 1/2

    the wii u gamepad and the zapper would be great. i always wanted something extra on the wii zapper and it looks like i got it.

    • Sapero

      Wii U Zapper:
      Now with SUPER-scope!

    • Kahhhhyle

      Why would you want a game pad zapper? The wii mote zapper makes way more sense. There’s no IR sensor on the game pad so how could there be a zapper anyway

      • Joeyperez

        with the accessory the zapper would have the IR … and the gamepade would be a stope that plugs into the accessory.. yep .. thats how

  • Garrett Hall

    Aliens.

  • Jay

    The first again?

    • Lewis

      No!

    • Nko Sekirei

      gtfo troll that comment is so old and overused and plain annoying

  • Guhtere

    This was revealed E3 2012, it’s no new news. But whatever, it must be hard to have Wii U stories every single day, so I understand.

  • Takarashi282

    Looks amazing! I can’t wait to try the compatible accessories out!

  • HyrulianUtopia

    I just hope this isn’t the Wii classic controller again…

    One week left!

  • Anubis

    I hope that they have a Wii U stand(game Pad) for when your doing number poo in the bathroom. Aww yeah playing Wii games while on the john .lol

  • Master of Awesomeness

    Finally, been wondering what that was for so long!

    • Master of Awesomeness

      The holes either side of the port must be for little things that must lock in to hold the accessory and wiipad together, do you get what I’m saying?
      And what are those little yellow things? Why are they yellow, the would stand out too much. Mmmmmmmm.

      • yo

        Charging dock.

      • Jbaeza

        The yellow is actually where the charging cradle charges the pad from, same on the 3ds

      • Kevin White

        They are charging points. For the charging stand.

      • JumpMan

        they’re the thing the electricity runs through to charge the GamePad while on the dock. same as the ones on 3DS.

  • Keath

    hmmmm very interesting indeed

  • ZeldaFreak4Life

    I have never used any accessory for any console, ever. I don’t think it’ll be different this time

    • JumpMan

      you’ve never played a Wii with a Wii remote? you’ve never played a PS3 with a controller? oh, you have? then you’ve used an accessory for every console you’ve ever played on.

      • Mac

        thows are necessities not accessories

      • LyingTuna

        What about early-eighties home pong machines? The controllers were part of the system on those.

      • Joeyperez

        standard controllers are not accessories, the system cannot do much of anything without them.. … DUMB. THINK

    • Kahhhhyle

      Yeah I’m not a fan of putting frills on my console either

  • Lewis

    Looks like Nintendo have some tricks up their sleeves!

    • Tobbe

      Not at all.. Whould be smarter if they just had hdmi directly on the gametab. those are almost the same, but this is simpler

      • Nintedward

        Your comment failed to make sense. Why would you need ”HDMI” on the Gamepad? It streams wirelessly from the console and the Gamepad isn’t HD. It just has a great aspect ratio and refresh rate and tiny pixels.

    • Jonny 7576451528 im a pc 7

      Data uploaded.You are 100% correct Lewis.Uploading heart……..99% <3 uploading happy face……99% :) Information found(the wii u will be way faster in downloading files and games,it will surpass my high speed internet.)

    • Asiancake

      Well Nintendo has many tricks under their sleeves

    • AKA-Link77

      Yup mabey its a pathway to Narnia!
      (0)_(0)’

    • The Island Of Misfit Toys

      Lewis…..

      • JumpMan

        LOLZ like C.S. Lewis… or did anyone other than AKA Link think of that?

  • Tobbe

    there is a female screwattachment under there too. Like tripod on a systemcamera. This connetctor showed in the pic acculy have 3 separat functions. this one i guess is for video/sound transmitions.. Looks like it by the connections

  • Ledreppe

    I take it the extra ports are the ones on the left and right of the charger port. They don’t appear to have any metal pins in them, I think it may be a plastic cover inserted in.

  • YOUR MOM

    No really?!!??! Sorry wii u daily this is old news. We knew his since like E3 of this year.

  • Non-Specific Action Figure

    Yes, YEs, YES!!!!
    Mario Galaxy 3 accessory possible!
    That means, also, A TOUCH SCREEN PRO!!!!
    TWO SCREENS, TWICE THE TOUCH!

    • Guhtere

      Twice the touch…hehehe
      I hate having a dirty mind…

    • Kahhhhyle

      Twice the price

  • Tobbe

    3D-VR goggles whould be nice.. Totaly separat role for the one with gamepad

  • Treebeard

    The microphone in Sing!

  • derty

    nice to see they still keeping stuff secretive :)

  • !!!!!!!

    wii u sheild

  • Mark Thom

    cud be 4 headset

    • Jeffery02

      I’m sorry to disappoint, but the headsets plug into the Audio Jack on the top of the GamePad. Personally I’d like to see some accessories come out that can add more independent functionality to the GamePad. Maybe even an adapter to allow you to play DS or 3DS games on the Wii U. DS Player anyone? :D They did it for the GameBoy line, and now they have a system that would allow them to do that to the DS line.

      • Michael

        I think they would just have DS connect wirelessly to the system like they did with Wii.

        • Kahhhhyle

          He’s saying use the gamepad+tv like a giant ds… And I love that idea

  • DarkNite

    My god!!! Seven days left!!=O on launch day, we should all add each other!

    • theyoshiking20

      i will add u do u hav 3ds

  • theBALLANCEDopinion

    PLEASE PLEASE! GameCube controller adapter! PLEASE!

    • JumpMan

      i didn’t even think of that. you sir, are FLIPPIN’ BRILLIANT!

  • Elite

    Time will tell.

  • Nintedward

    Hmmmmmmmmmm?
    What could possibly plug into this thing peripheral wise?

    A big massive Rocket Launcher peripheral. My guessing is done here.

    • Master of Awesomeness

      I know this is too far off the topic, but how do you put an image on your comments/posts?

      • Master of Awesomeness

        What site to do it!?

    • Jonny 7576451528 im a pc 7

      Data uploaded, plug into a pc or into a robot that makes cake, my calculation highly hypothesize,87% use for a robot that makes cake,13% use for a pc.

      • Jeffery02

        Sounds like the plans for an awesome ROB U. XD

    • Goonsquad

      Again with comments that make no sense. Quit posting comments , the community has had enough of your stupidity. It’s for accessories , not for rockets. Stop acting like a child dimwit.

      • Nintedward

        Shut up dik head. My comment is Legit. It suggest’s I am confused and excited by this mysterious accessory connector.

        Just becuase I added in a bit of humour does not make my comment ”stupid”. In fact quite the opposite.
        On the other hand you just made yourself look like a butthurt noob with your comment.

        Round of applause for Goonsquad.

        • TazGotAMoneyMachine

          Round of applause for Goonsquad , he deserves standing up to a bully ” nintedward”. This guy has been spamming insults throughout this website . we should have a requirements for 12 + only for this site , do we can get this nintendork of the site for good.

      • Danielisgoingtogetthewiiu

        I feel yah dawg, nintenedward is just some brat, trying act like he’s funny all the time . Like you said nintedward should grow up.

      • Nko Sekirei

        like ur stupidity gtfo prick

    • Nintedward

      I hope its a charger for my anal dildomachine.

      • Nintedward

        Good for you clone. Have fun shoving that up your anus.

      • WiiuManiacXx

        Nintedward what’s with the vulgar comments on a site that’s also for children. No it won’t be a charger for that, go buy a new one w.e you bought it, hope I helped.

    • Nintendude

      Silly Nintedward! It’s obviously going to be used to connect to the 3DS which will have a Rocket Launcher peripheral!

  • zonda777

    I think this may be for a Wii U Zapper of some sort…

    • zonda777

      Maybe…

  • NoPUNintendo

    That is so cool. I hope one day we can hook up Nintendo DS games into the gamepad/Wii U.

    • NOAT

      thats a cool idea

  • Nintendo is da best

    It looks as if the shooty thinga-majig from the trailer in 2011 will use this!

  • Naterman

    P’raps ah superrrr droid-eh gun ship eh! Lol Irish accent. We’ll just have to find out >=)

  • bb

    Sweet so something for the future wiiu that would be awesome 8 days to go

  • Nick

    I’ve never been a fan of controller peripherals. I get that they enhance a few specific sets of controls, but I feel like games should be developed without add-ons in mind. For instance, Mario Kart Wii is pretty hard to play with a wii remote if you don’t have a wheel.

    • AnesthesiaGamer

      Have to disagree with you 100%
      I found it easier to play Mario Kart Wii without the wheel and just the wiimote.

  • bb

    Sweet so something for the future wiiu that would be awesome

  • Nintgirl

    Hey guys,can you use the Wii U without the TV by plugging the hdmi cable directly to the GamePad?

    • Dan

      No hdmi to gamepad,, but you can use wii u with gamepad alone yes,,, it streams wireless less

    • Michael

      Even better. You can use the Wii U without the TV by doing nothing at all.

  • Christian5916

    A keyboard pad thing maybe???? You can use a the browser with the gamepad

  • Nintendo Power (Wii U FTW)

    A port for Wii U Zapper, right? Anyway who watches, Sword Art Online. Just to make sure Iam not the only Nintendo Fan who watches it sometimes

    • Ash

      I do!!! Woo great show!

  • Armani

    Excited to even have my hands on it, and now they are just playing with our minds… Dam you Nintendo!!!! Hahah :D

  • Jonny 7576451528 im a pc 7

    Man nintendo is not a boss nintendo is the king!

  • CubeClubKiddy

    what about a pc connection? uh-oh!

  • NinTobias

    Maybe a headset…?

    • Jonny 7576451528 im a pc 7

      Your hypothesis is wrong.The headset input is at the top of the wii u not the bottom but good guess you are an ebullient thinker.

    • Shock

      No, the headset plugs into the headphone jack

    • azhood321

      Currently the headsets available for Wii U are USB (Afterglow) or plugged in via the Wii U Gamepad audio jack (Trittons and Turtle Beaches). But who knows, that could always be a possibility.

    • Matt

      nope. the headset dock is on the top of the controller.

    • Adam Fox

      headset sounds logical, but also, i remember seeing in previews for shooting games (or maybe it was a Nintendo Land promo), the GamePad was docked on a gun attachment

    • Amherst

      Headset goes in through the headphone port, so no. All we’ve really seen so far that’ll use it is the Zapper. Maybe the vitality sensor if that one ever makes it out of development hell.

    • Infinite_Rubix_Cube

      The headset would go into the headphone jack.

    • BadKid27

      In case you haven’t heard yet, the headset will plug into the headphone jack.

  • LyingTuna

    My guess is the zapper. It was patented, so I assume it will be made.

  • Destructonation

    Stop teasing and give me a wii u!

  • xamy

    it is one of ninty’s secret so no one copies it before it will be released. Like the wii-mote, sony does not have enough time to improve it b4 it was released. NINTENDO is known for its originality which can be seen on their controllers like the rumble pack!

  • erik

    a mouse and keyboard?

    • eli

      mouse and keyboard are usb

      • erik

        a adapter to change it to two usb’s

  • 30yearsofnintendogaming

    nintendo announced this at e3 2012 as the plug for accessories from nintendo and third partys

  • HappyCamper

    Racing wheel with force feedback

  • bg

    Oh come on that’s old, news or i mean a repeat

  • Fireheart

    My guess is like what the article said things like the Wii U Zapper will be plugged into this port. If this is true let’s just hope it’s better than the Wii Zapper. Man I hate how awkward that Zapper is.

  • Infinite_Rubix_Cube

    *keeps fingers crossed for an accessory that allows you to play DS/3DS games on your TV.

  • azhood321

    It would be cool if a capture card accessory can be used for the Wii U Gamepad. Unless there are already means to capture Gamepad footage that I am unaware of…

  • Sharkz

    I agree! I heard you are going to have to have a headset to chat for online multiplayer to be able to chat in game. The camera and mic on the gamepad don’t work for that for some reason.

  • 3030sonic

    Third! Lol, JK. I hope Nintendo puts some use to this damn port! They never used the port on the original NES…
    and the SNES…
    and the Virtual Boy…
    and the N64…
    and the GameCube…
    GOD DAMMIT NINTENDO!

  • Unhasu

    Guess its for headsets and things like that… OR A LIGHTSABER

  • Arsonist Monkey

    Maybe you could plug a headset into it?….hmmm…

  • James
  • Dazz

    Okay this is awesome,i’m learning the console.

  • eli

    no none of thee above! the all and improved FRUIT LAUNCHER!….ok maby not but it should be

  • Dan

    It doesnt use the charging cradle that came with the box? i thought it would charge there with the cradle,, otherwise why give us two cradles with the gamepad????

    • RLThomaz

      The gamepad is recharged by those gold plated thing at the side of the connector. See them? The cradle has two metal ‘sticks’ that touch these gold plated surface and then charges the gamepad.

      I believe that this connector is going to be used for Headsets (including the microphone) wirelesly.

      • MujuraNoKamen

        sounds plausable :) I’m trying to think what else could be added to the Gamepad, it’s not like it’ll need a motion plus or anything SO WHAT THE HECK IS IT!!!! probably a wireless headset thing like you said.

    • The Island Of Misfit Toys

      Danny….

    • dude.

      Those two copper contacts are what will charge the Gamepad. Just like the 3DS (I assume) when you set it on there little contacts will come out to make contact and charge it.

  • Superstick

    It would be pretty cool if they made these things called “Wii/Gamecube Cards” Where they remake some gamecube games and wii games in the form of a little card and you can plug em up in that spot. hah. -Sigh- Me and my dreams.. Anyways for all you guys who have a pc i suggest you download this game called “SLENDER” It is highly suggested that you play this game at night..with headphones..with all the lights off..by yourself.. (Shutters)

  • Linkamus

    Pretty sure it will be for a Wii Blaster type accessory. The showed something like that before.

  • WiiUlover

    Didn’t Nintendo say tht is had a special port for controller accessories earlier

  • Linskarmo

    I thought the middle port (under the home button) was for charging (as well as the two copper contacts.) Is it? That would mean those two deeper indentations on the sides are for the mysterious accessories.
    I don’t know what they’ll come up with for it. The Zapper sounds likely, anyhow.

    • Jbaeza

      Actually if you have seen some of the unboxing videos you’ll notice the charging cradle has 2 wheel like things on it. It seems those go into the indentation for a more secure and correct fit. The actual plug I assume is for the Zapper since it has it’s own joystick and buttons. I also assume it will have the same wheel type things for a better safer fit.

      • Linskarmo

        I just checked, and the AC adapter is on the top next to the headphone jack. And that plug in the middle is for accessories. It all makes sense now. You’re right, those indentations are probably for stability.

  • logan7699

    the zapper was shown at E3…..turning the Gamepad in to a scope…

  • BIG BROWN LOG ON THE FIRE

    Power Glove 2.0

  • Dronch

    minecraft with the Wii u gamepad would be the best combination ever. they should sell minecraft on wii u e shop:-)

    • FriedChicken

      I would get it. But it’s boring on the PC. It would be cool because the inventory stuff would be on the gamepad.

  • Jay

    First again to put peanutbutter on my small junk, and have good ole rover lick it off. Why am i allways first to do that? Am i the only one who dose that?

  • pnc45

    wii U gamepad motion plus. :P lol joking.

  • Edgar Robles

    WHY IS MY PROFILE PIC SOME GUY IN A DRESS!?

  • Edgar Robles

    Nevermind!

  • wellsberg

    RUMBLE PACK CONFIRMED. Heart beat sensor lolz.

  • Crapcake

    hey do you guys know how they said wii u can do 3d on a 3dtv? well maybe we could play 3ds games in 3d on the wii u and they could upscale it!!

  • Dan

    Im so tight money wise 2 bdays coming abd Wii U launch + we started for my upcoming 1st born due in march!!! Damn

    • Dan

      We starterd shopping i mean

      • Dan

        I cant wait untill March so i can finaly molester my new born child. I hope its a boy since im gay ane would prefer ho child molest my own son,but if its a girl ill still do the unthinkable..

  • Xboxer

    Pro Controller?

    Wii U accomplishments??

    Game(i)pad???

    • Jbaeza

      Game(I)pad???? Really?? How ignorant are you?? Are you aware of what the nes controller was called? A gamepad!! Ibbelieve all old controller were called gamepad, correct me if I’m wrong. But comparing it to the iPad is idiotic

  • Xboxer

    Nintendo gained fame by COPYING o things.

    • HyrulianUtopia

      Yeah because the Xbox controller is soooooo original and soooo not like the gamecube one. Also Nintendo just copied Xbox with smartglass even if though Nintendo announced Wii U first!

      BTW Nintendo was first for:

      NES: Platforming (mario bros), open world and adventure (zelda) and shooters (metroid).

      SNES: A,B,X,Y, creating the modern controller, analog sticks.

      N64: 3D gaming (truly changed the way you play)

      Gamecube: Rumble feature.

      Wii: Motion controls.

      Wii U: Asymmetrical gameplay.

      Yup, Nintendo are a bunch of copycats.

      • HyrulianUtopia

        Oh I forgot:

        Game & Watch: Handheld gaming.

        Gameboy family: Colored handeld gaming.

        DS family: Two screens, camera on handhelds and stereoscopic 3D images.

  • FriedChicken

    It’s for the Zapper it was on the E3 2011 Trailer.. -.-

  • nintendoododo

    they showed this already in wii u gamepad tour video. You are late wiiudaily.

  • Mr. Jack Tretton

    Hello there Wii Users,I’d like to say that our prototype “PS PAD” has a very similar port.This time though,we will actually devote time on developing a different device,rather than just copying our worthy competitor,Nintendo.

    Not everyone at Sony is like Sir Kaz,PS MOVE was his idea.

  • Game Master
  • Fraz

    Sorry ladies, I’m already taken…. by the Wii u can u imagine me on a date in a 7 star restraunt with a wii u awwwww yeah Mii BODY IS READY

  • JumpMan

    i know this is off topic, but is the Wario game a launch title? just thought of it ’cause the Wii U Zapper attaches there and they demonstrated it for that game.

  • TheImaj

    157 hours left!

  • Hibill18

    I think it’d be cool if (for a Zelda game), you could plug something into the port and use the gamepad as a shield and use the Wii remote as a sword. I’m not entirely sure how it’d work, but I’d love to see it!

  • MujuraNoKamen

    It’ll probably used for something more than the Zapper, if it was just that it would have just had some little hole/handle or something to clip onto, the slot here looks more sophisticated and a bit like a chip or card is supposed to go in there – I’m intrigued to see what :) – reminds me of the DS/3DS cartridge slot.

    • Jbaeza

      I actually believe it’s for a Zapper because it has it’s own buttons and a joystick, and I don’t think it’ll be Bluetooth powered So a direct connection makes sense to me. Soon we will know!!

  • Man

    OMG OMG OMG. I played the Wii U today, it was so AWESOMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • ssb4 3dsFC 3007 8585 6950

    Zapper connector

  • Sapero

    Whell they could use that connector to make a 3DS player for Wii U. (Sorta like the gba player for gamecube)

    They could also make a analog stick pro accesory for the gamepad so that you could have 4 analog sticks. (jk)

    And when the ps4/xbox 720 comes out, Nintendo releases the Wii U Power+ acessory that plugs into the gamepad expansion port or the usb ports on the Wii U. That accesory could add a extra cpu and gpu and some extra memory =D and then the Wii U would be even more op MOAHHAHAHAHAHAHHAHA…

    But seriously, the possibilities are endless, it’s Nintendo

  • Grodus

    Wev’e know this since what was it E3 2012? Maybe before? What the hack, Wii U Daily!?

    • Grodus

      *We’ve, “since,what was it, E3?” and “What the heck,”

  • markw

    i think it would be cool if they used the gamepad connector for a nintendo ds adaptor like gamecube had for the gameboy advance just think wii u games backward compatability with the original wii and the ability to play ds games

  • Joyous Killer

    I heard its for a wii u gampad motion plus plus. Seems legit.

  • ipaxton

    it’s your mom’s port hole wiiu daily. C’mon seriously? Can’t you guys find something better to write on?

  • Alex Peck

    right now they are so it doesn’t slide out of the charging cradle

  • devmiles

    and suck even more battery power? meaning it would need to be wired all the time.. #fail