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Super Smash Bros. Wii U glitch lets you control eight characters all at once because... why not?

Posted by Steven 'Dreamking23' Chavez • January 1, 2016 at 2:36 p.m. PST • Comments: 11

A new Super Smash Bros. Wii U glitch has been discovered.

Though this isn't something that'll be game-breaking in any way -- and it's quite the process to pull off -- the end result is pretty awesome. Players figured out a way to control eight fighters on screen, all at once, with one controller.

This glitch requires several Amiibo figures, a controller that can desync, and more. Check out a quick clip of this glitch in action below.

Click image for animated version

Hit the jump to view footage of the glitch and instructions on how to recreate it.
You can check out the steps to recreate this glitch below, courtesy of Gluetendo.

Glitch instructions

1. Have 8 Amiibo.
2. Use a controller that can “desync” (a GameCube controller preferably).
3. Go to the 8-Player Smash mode.
4. Just move your joystick until the “Player #” or port space pops up.
5. Click the name part of your port until it says “None”.
6. Remove your controller from the port or desync it.
7. Scan your Amiibo.
8. Plug your controller back in.
9. Move your joystick again and now you will be the Player in the next available space after your scanned Amiibo. Nothing out of the ordinary, but trust me, it’s working.
10. Repeat Steps 5-9 until all the Player spaces are filled with the 8 Amiibo.
11. Go to the Settings (where Time or Stock and Item rules are). Then simply exit.
12. Enjoy controlling 8 characters simultaneously!

Source: Gluetendo and DrowzeeSpaceman. Via WCCFTech.
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