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How to set up 8 players at once on the Nintendo Switch!

How to set up 8 players at once on the Nintendo Switch!

One of the many great features of the Nintendo Switch is that it can support up to 8 players at once! Unfortunately, it can be a little confusing depending on which controller setup you’re using. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate is one of the very best 8 player games out there for the Nintendo Switch. So what exactly do you need to get 7 of your closest friends and family huddled around the TV? At Rolling Game Station, our guests are loving 8-player Smash on our video game truck!

8 Players:

8 Pro Controllers or these awesome wireless Game Cube controllers

4 Pro Controllers and 4 individual Joy Cons for 8 players

8 individual Joy Cons for 8 players

6 Players:

4 Pro Controllers and 2 Joy Con Pairs (that’s 4 total Joy Cons combined together with a grip)

4 Players:

4 Joy Con Pairs or 4 Individual Joy Cons

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