The Whispering Forest

The Panda Controller

A project in Philadelphia, PA by Panda Hardware

Cancelled by Creator

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Backers: 14713
Average Pledge Per Backer: $129

Funded: $1,904,695 of $100,000
Dates: Dec 1st -> Dec 31st (30 days)
Project By: Panda Hardware
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Latest News

An important and unfortunate update on the Panda Controller Kickstarter

December 27th - via:
Thank you so, so much to everyone for your support! We have been truly blown away by the positivity we’ve received for the Panda Controller. This project has been a labor of love for almost 3 years now and this response was something we never... (Read More)

Panda Controller sees major production delays, Kickstarter canceled and Smash players refunded

December 27th - via:
Panda Esports posted an update early Monday, December 27 that said the production timeline was getting an unfortunate change. According to an official blog post, the controller will most likely see a delay due to the org's Chinese-based manufacturing partner being affected by "ongoing rolling blackouts" and COVID-related shortages that have slowed production. (Read More)

Panda Controller Feature Breakdown – Sticks

December 14th - via:
Thank you all for your support in helping the Panda Controller break $1.5mil raised! We continue to be blown away by your response. To celebrate, we decided to give a detailed look at some of the specific features of the Panda controller.  NOTE: All... (Read More)

We're listening (and there's a lot of you) + $2 Mil Stretch Goals revealed!

December 8th - via:
Okay so, the Panda Controller is pretty modular and we made it do a lot of awesome stuff on purpose. We can do so much with it! And we really want everyone to be able to use the Panda Controller their way, and make it their own controller. But what... (Read More)

Overwhelming Support!

December 7th - via:
We broke $1 million. In. 49. Hours. Words can't express how floored we've been by everyone's responses. We're currently the 4th largest active Kickstarter(!!) because of your support! Everyone kept telling us to pull back on the features because not... (Read More)

Modernised 'Panda' GameCube Controller Hits Kickstarter, Instantly Smashes Goal

December 2nd - via:
Unlike Xbox and PlayStation's iconic controllers, though, the GameCube's has never been truly updated or refined to modern standards. That's where the 'Panda Controller' comes in. Designed by Panda Hardware, this new controller hopes to offer players the modern, upgraded GameCube controller they've always hoped for. (Read More)


December 1st - via:
YOU ALL DID IT!  This project was fully funded in 50 minutes and you all are continuing to blow our expectations out of the water with how much YOU want this controller! We have TONS of amazing stretch goals planned for you all so please keep... (Read More)

Panda Global Controller meets Kickstarter goal in less than an hour

December 1st - via:
Fairly recently, esports organization Panda Global teased the upcoming reveal of a new controller in its Panda Hardware lineup. Hyped as “the last controller players will ever need,” the new controller promised to bring what looked like a premium GameCube style controller to players around the world with a Kickstarter to follow. A short time later, the Panda Controller has been revealed and the Kickstarter has not only launched, but crossed its $100,000 USD funding goal in less than an hour. (Read More)

Panda announces the Panda Controller on Kickstarter

December 1st - via:
Panda released the Kickstarter for a new controller specifically made for platform fighters; the Panda Controller was first announced via the official Panda Twitter account on Wednesday. The controller comes with several features that hope to improve the gaming experience compared to the traditional Nintendo GameCube controller. (Read More)

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