Nintendo has reiterated that the superior six-button SEGA Mega Drive controller for use with the upcoming SEGA Mega Drive video games for Nintendo Switch Online subscribers can be restricted to Japan. Those of us residing right here in the west must make do with the commonplace three-button controller. A spokesperson for Nintendo of America informed Polygon that the three-button controller is the most acquainted for clients residing in North America. Still, it is unusual to listen to that Nintendo received’t be adopting the superior six-button controller right here in the west.

“Different regions make different decisions based on a variety of factors. For the U.S. and Canada, a replica of the original SEGA Genesis controller is the available model. This was by far the more widely used and well-known SEGA Genesis controller in these regions.”

Nintendo of America chatting with Polgon