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Like the Classic, just with more grip

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Pictures and specifications for a redesigned Wii Classic controller have been published on Nintendo’s Japanese website.

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Nintendo's new Wii Classic Controller Pro

Called the Classic Controller Pro, the gaming giant’s new cabled controller is essentially the same as its existing Classic gamepad – but with two PlayStation DualShock-like grips stuck on.

Two additional shoulder buttons also appear to have sprung up on the Pro model. It also features all the usual tappers - such as ones for Home and Select – a directional pad and two thumbpads.

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The Classic Pro (right) isn't too different from the original (left)

The Classic Controller Pro measures 100.5 x 146 x 55mm and will be available this summer, although Nintendo hasn’t specified if that means global availability. ®

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