The Wii U GamePad is a controller for use with the Wii U console. In addition to standard controller capabilities, the GamePad includes a 6-inch touchscreen in the center, which can be used in Stage Builder, and in conjunction with or in place of the TV for displaying the game, as well.
The Wii U GamePad is one of the many controllers that can be used to play Super Smash Bros. for Wii U. The GamePad's near field communication functionality is also required in order to use amiibo figurines with many games including Smash Bros. for the Wii U.
Standard Controls (Super Smash Bros. for Wii U)
Left Control Stick: Move
Home Button: Home Menu
Select Button: Nothing
- The Wii U GamePad is the only controller banned in competitive play.