1Joe1113Sun 26th May 2013 do they? or do you charge them? although im pretty sure you charge the gamepad, im not so sure about the pro controller. if you have to use batteries for either of the controllers id consider that a big turnoff because im planning on getting a Wii U. Favorites Series': Video Games~Pokemon,Harvest Moon,Animal Crossing,Rune Factory and Smash Bros. Films~Scream films,Final Destination,Jurassic Park,ALL Pixar films and any superhero film. T.V. Shows~Total Drama,Teen Titans,Big Brother,Avatar The Last Airbender,The Legend of Korra and Young Justice.