Ultimate 2.4g wireless Controller FAQ

  • How can I connect my Ultimate 2.4g Wireless Controller to PC?
    • You can connect the controller to PC via its 2.4g receiver or USB cable. For wireless connection please plug the 2.4g receiver to the USB port of your Windows device, controller will work in Xinput when the mode switch is on X, in Dinput when the mode switch on D. In addition, the controller supports the USB connection either the mode switch is on X or D.
  • How can I connect my Ultimate 2.4g Wireless Controller to Nintendo Switch?
    • 1. Go to system settings--Controller and Sensors--Turn on [Pro Controller Wired Communication].
    • 2. Plug the 2.4g receiver into the Switch dock.
    • 3. After turn on the controller(mode switch on D/X), press and hold [minus+LB] buttons for 5 seconds, the controller will enter in Switch mode after a short moment of vibration. Please note that NFC(amiibo), motion control, IR, HD rumble and wake up function are not supported.
  • Does 8BitDo Ultimate Software support my controller?
    • It is supported by the Ultimate Software for PC, however the Switch mode is not available. It is not supported by the Ultimate Software mobile app.
  • What joysticks are equipped on the Ultimate 2.4g Wireless Controller?
    • ALPS Joysticks.
  • Which way is better? If I plug the receiver into the dock and connect the dock to PC via USB cable, or directly plug the receiver into the PC?
    • Generally, both ways are fine but depends on the specific situation. Usually the first one can have a better and stable connection since the receiver is closer to the controller than the second one while you play, besides you can easily store the receiver in the dock in order not to losing it.
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