N64 controller to Wii/Gamecube adapter (v2)

An adapter to use N64 controllers on a Wii or Gamecube. Now also compatible with the Switch and Game Boy player.

Product Description:
This adapter cable makes it possible to use a real Nintendo 64 controller on a Wii or Gamecube. Ideal for Wii virtual console N64 games.

  • Supports official and many 3rd party N64 controllers.
  • Works on Gamecube and Wii1 systems with Gamecube ports.
  • Works with the Switch through the Gamecube adapter for Wii U (not included)
  • Updateable firmware4
  • Supports the Rumble Pack.3
  • 8 Different button mappings available. 2
  • The 6ft (1.82m) approx. cable also serves as an extension!
Popular uses:
  • Play Wii virtual console N64 games with the original controller.
  • Play N64 game sequels with the controller of their predecessor. Eg: Mario Kart Wii, Mario Kart 8 on the switch, etc.
  • Play Gamecube editions of N64 games. Eg: TLoZ: Ocarina of Time.
Picture Gallery:
The adapter
The adapter
Horipad Mini supported
Rumble Pak supported
Example use (With Switch and 8BitDo Gbros.)

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IMPORTANT: This is not a complete list. If your controller or game does not appear here, it simply means that we did not get the chance (or the idea) to test it, or that no one let us know that it works.

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Supported controllers
ModelTested bySupportedComments
Standard N64 controller (Nintendo NUS-005)raphnet tech.Yes
Horipad Mini 64 (Hori)raphnet tech.Yes
Noname N64 controller clone (no part number)raphnet tech.Yes
Another N64 controller clone (no part number)raphnet tech.Yes
Yet another noname N64 controller clone (no part number)raphnet tech.YesThis one has a very sensitive joystick due to bad controller design. Not the adapter's fault.
Retro-bit Tribute 64UserNoReported not to work. We are looking for a solution...
Support controller accessories
ModelTested bySupportedComments
Rumble Pak (Nintendo NUS-013)raphnet tech.Yes
Rumble Pak (Yobo Gameware)raphnet tech.Yes
Controller Pak (mempak)raphnet tech.NoCannot be supported, Gamecube memory cards do not connect through controller ports.
Tested games/systems
Game/systemTested bySupportedComments
Wii gamesraphnet tech.YesGame must support gamecube controllers. Tested with Mario Kart Wii
Game Boy Playerraphnet tech.YesWorks with official and GBI discs. Rumble not tested.
Nintendo Switch + Gamecube adapter for Wii Uraphnet tech.YesOnly tested with official Nintendo Gamecube adapter for Wii U
Wii Virtual Console, N64 gamesraphnet tech.YesTested with Mario Kart 64 and Mario 64
Nintendo Switch + 8BitDo GBros.raphnet tech.Yes
N64 controller to Wiimote adapter
An adapter for connecting a N64 controller as a classic controller to a Wii remote. (New firmware version v1.9)
Classic controller to Gamecube/Wii adapter
An adapter to use Classic controllers on a Gamecube or Wii.


1For Wii U (and Wii consoles without gamecube ports) please consider our N64 to Wiimote adapter.
2 Many different mappings can be enabled by holding specific buttons when connecting the adapter. Likely there is one suitable for your game(s)!
3 Rumble will only work for games supporting the GC vibration function. Note that Wii Virtual Console games do not.
4 Firmware update is done using the adapter manager and a raphnet-tech GC to USB adapter.