Jet Black GameCube Controller

  • Regions: JPN/ US/ EU/ AUS/ KOR
  • Console bundle / standalone release
  • Rarity: Common
  • Release dates:
    • JPN: November 21st 2001
    • US: November 18th 2001
    • EU: May 3rd 2002
    • AUS: May 17th 2002
    • KOR: December 14th 2002*
  • Retail Prices (standalone):
    • JPN: 2,500¥
    • US: $34.99 – $24.99
    • EU: €39.95 – €34.95
    • AUS: $49.95 aud
    • KOR: ?
  • Black cable, length: 2m
  • Internals variations: Legacy T1 / T1 / T2 / T2 T / T3
  • Stamp variations: Blank / CE / CE• / • / Made in Japan CE• / Made in Japan • / DOL-002 (BRA)

Description

Full body black shell with matching plug and a white “Nintendo GameCube” logo. It was released in console bundles with a matching console and as a standalone accessory worldwide.

Trivia

  • On May 14th 2002, Nintendo announced that it would reduce the retail price of the standalone Indigo, Jet Black, Spice Orange and Indigo/Clear GameCube controller in the US from $34.99 to $24.99.
  • This markdown also took place in Europe less than two weeks after the console’s release, from €39.95 to €34.95 for the Indigo, Jet Black and Indigo/Clear standalone GameCube controllers.
  • *About the South Korean release date: The GameCube was released in South Korea on December 14th 2002, so I assume the standalone Jet Black was released on the same date.
  • The Jet Black controller has the most internals and stamp variations, tied with the Indigo controller.

Standalone Packaging

Official Artwork

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