Breath of the Wild on Wii U Only Supports Gamepad and Pro Controller

By Julian Benson on at

If you're picking up The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for the Wii U, and have been seeing all the fancy videos of the Switch version being played with the split Joy-Con controllers don't, think that you can do the same with a Wiimote and Nunchuck. The Wii U version is strictly gamepad and Pro controller only.

Over on Reddit, Thel4stSAIYAN shared a picture of the back of the box of the Wii U version of Breath of the Wild, showing the game's requirements:


This isn't awful, sky-is-falling-on-our-heads news but just a heads up for fans of Skyward Sword that the motion controls won't be carrying over.