For several years, 8BitDo has been letting people connect modern consoles to the NES Classic Edition and Sega Genesis Mini. The latest version of the Retro Receiver brings support for the likes of the Switch Pro Controller, and for older hardware in the form of the PlayStation 1 and PlayStation 2. $25 dongle It includes support for Windows 10 and 11 as well.
Introducing the 8BitDo Retro Receiver for PS. Play PS1 and PS2 with your favorite console. Compatible with Xbox One, Series, Elite, DualShock4, DualSense, Wii U Pro, Switch Pro controllers and more. Plug and play, no delay.
– 8BitDo (@8BitDo) August 9, 2023
The device supports lag-free gaming, claims 8BitDo, as well as controller vibration functions. You’ll be able to link controllers to it using Bluetooth or a wired connection.
Along with peripherals from Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo, the Retro Receiver works with many of 8BitDo’s consoles. Supported gamepads are:
DualShock 4, DualSense, and DualSense Edge
Xbox One, Series, Elite Series 2, Elite Series 2 – Core and Adaptive Controller
Wii U Pro and Switch Pro consoles
8BitDo Ultimate Bluetooth, Pro 2, SN30 Pro+, SN30 Pro, SN30 Pro for Android, Lite 2, Lite SE, and Lite Controllers; Arcade Stick v3; PS1 Modkit and PS1 Classic Modkit
there To connect these controllers to the PS3 using 8BitDo’s previous Retro receiver, but having a plug-and-play option for Sony’s first two controllers is a welcome step. It’s especially great to see 8BitDo including support for the Xbox Adaptive Controller, which could make it possible for some people to play classic PS1 and PS2 games on original hardware for the first time.
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