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If you're a hardcore Super Smash Bros. Ultimate player, then chances are you swear by the GameCube controller. Many fans of the series consider it to be the best interface for the game, and this has led to incredibly high levels of demand for the official option released by Nintendo itself some time ago (along with the all-important controller adapter, of course).

The thing is, stock of this particular pad has been restricted for ages; it's been unavailable from Nintendo's UK store for well over a year, and this has caused prices on the secondary market to balloon dramatically, with some pad-and-adapter combos selling for well over £100.

The good news is that Nintendo's store is now showing that the pad will be coming back into stock early next year. You can pre-order one for £24.99 right now. Will you be taking the plunge? Let us know with a comment.

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[via store.nintendo.co.uk]