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.

  •  The adapter
  •  The adapter
  •  Horipad Mini supported
  •  Rumble Pak supported
  •  Example use (With Switch and 8BitDo Gbros.)


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.

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 can be performed by chaining the adapter with a raphnet GC to USB V3 adapter (or any variation such as dual Gamecube or Gamecube + N64) and using the adapter manager, or using our GC/Wii adapter updater Wii homebrew tool.


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Out of stock

A new batch will be ready by April or May 2024

DescriptionN64 controller to GC/Wii adapter v2

We normally ship within 5 days (excluding week-ends and holidays) after payment.
Prices are in US dollars and are subject to change without notice.

Compatibility list

IMPORTANT: This is not a complete list. If something 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.

Help us improve this page by sending test results by email to support@raphnet-tech.com

Tested Controllers

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
Standard N64 controller (Nintendo NUS-005)raphnet.Yes
Horipad Mini 64 (Hori)raphnet.Yes
Noname N64 controller clone (no part number)raphnet.Yes
Another N64 controller clone (no part number)raphnet.Yes
Yet another noname N64 controller clone (no part number)raphnet.YesThis one has a very sensitive joystick due to bad controller design. Not the adapter's fault.
B0XX with USB-C to N64 Cable connected to Gamecube PlayerUserYes
Retro-bit Tribute 64UserNoReported not to work. We are looking for a solution...

Support controller accessories

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ModelTested bySupportedComments
Rumble Pak (Nintendo NUS-013)raphnet.Yes
Rumble Pak (Yobo Gameware)raphnet.Yes
Controller Pak (mempak)raphnet.NoCannot be supported, Gamecube memory cards do not connect through controller ports.

Tested games/systems

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Game/systemTested bySupportedComments
Wii gamesraphnet.YesGame must support gamecube controllers. Tested with Mario Kart Wii
Game Boy Playerraphnet.YesWorks with official and GBI discs. Rumble not tested.
Nintendo Switch + Gamecube adapter for Wii U (Nintendo)raphnet.YesOnly with official Nintendo Gamecube adapter for Wii U
Gamecube adapter for Wii U (not by Nintendo)UserNoDoes not work with 3rd party Gamecube adapters at the moment.
Wii Virtual Console, N64 gamesraphnet.YesTested with Mario Kart 64 and Mario 64
Nintendo Switch + 8BitDo GBros.raphnet.YesRumble packs also reported to work!
Super Mario 3D All-Stars (eg. Mario 64)UserNoIt works, but none of the adapter built-in button mappings are adequate at the moment, and there are doubts about if this is even possible given the use of the Gamecube X/Y buttons by the game.

Download(s) & Link(s)

Button mappingshttp://www.raphnet-tech.com/support/mappings/n64_to_wii_v2_mapping.php

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