During E3 2006, Nintendo introduced a Classic Controller, which plugs into the Wii remote via a cord in a similar fashion as the Nunchuk. The overall configuration is similar to that of other major seventh generation console controllers.
The Classic Controller features two analog sticks, a D-pad, a, b, x and y buttons, the L and R shoulder buttons, and two Z buttons (labeled ZL and ZR) next to the L and R buttons, respectively. It also has a set of -, Home, and + buttons like those on the Wii remote.
In 2009, Nintendo released a revision of the Classic Controller named the Classic Controller Pro, with a new wing grip design and the ZL and ZR buttons relocated behind the L and R buttons as secondary shoulder buttons, in the vein of the Z button on the GameCube controller. As it was released after Brawl, the game makes no reference to the new model; all images show the original Classic Controller. However, the controller is fully compatible with Brawl, and is considered the superior controller by competitive players.
 In the Super Smash Bros. series
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