NES30 GamePad Firmware Download

Note: Make sure the GamePad battery is NOT empty! If empty, use USB cable charge it.

Upgrade firmware from PC
  • 1. Turn ON: Hold down START+L+R for 3 seconds. Green+Blue LED will be flashing.
  • 2. Connect NES30 with PC’s USB port with a USB cable.
  • 3. Download the NES30 upgrade software from official website and run update.exe file.
  • 4. Select firmware file bluetooth_firmware.dat and update.
    • 2016-10-26
      Firmware v2.70 for Windows & MacOS
    • 1.Support remapping the buttons by the RemapTools on Gamepad Mode(Power on with START button).
    • NOTE: RemapTools runs on PC.
    • 2016-08-06
      Firmware v2.68 for Windows & MacOS
    • 1.Joystick Mode(Hold START button power on) support OSX.
    • 2.Enhanced the stability of the Bluetooth automatic connection.
    • 3.Enhanced the stability of automatic connection with the Retro Receiver NES.
    • 4.Make the LED blink much quicker when the controller is in auto-connect status.
    • 2015-06-06
      Firmware v2.61 for Windows & MacOS
    • 1: Added the START + L mode (support RETRON5 console).
      Note: L + R + A + B as the Home key of the RETRON5 console.
      Y = +
      B = -
      X = <
      A = v
      L = L
      R = R
    • 2015-01-19
      Firmware v2.52 for Windows & MacOS
    • 8Bitdo GamePad Firmware v2.52
    • 1.Modified Mode 2 (START+B+R) secondly key code. D-Pad change from arrow key to normally letter, in order work with emulator better.
    • 2.Added PC Joystick mode(power up START+R and connect to PC). D-Pad works as Joystick D-Pad, not a keyboard arrow key.
    • 2014-11-05
      Firmware v2.5 for Windows & MacOS
    • 8Bitdo GamePad Firmware v2.5
    • 1.Added START+R power on. Support Windows Joystick mode.
    • 2.Remap iCade mode keys, easy to use in iCade game.
    • 2014-08-30
      Firmware Windows v2.4Firmware MacOS v2.4
    • 8Bitdo GamePad Firmware v2.4
    • 1.Fixed the bug which wake up from sleep mode can not auto reconnect.
    • 2.Added 8Bitdo Update tools for MacOS

    • 8Bitdo Update tools (windows):
    • 1.Can display GamePad firmware version.
    • 2.Added multi-language support. (Now Chinese and English)
    • 3.Added a brief upgrade guide.
    • 2014-11-05
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v2.3
    • 1.Auto detect USB name. (FC30 & NES30)
    • 2.Auto connect 8Bitdo APP on iOS. (Work in mode 4 wake up from sleep, and 8Bitdo APP Bluetooth ON)
    • 3.Changed mode 1 SELECT button value to system SYSTEM value, will be compatible with most of the emulator and games.
    • 4.Fixed mode 1 D-Pad jumping problem on Windows .
    • 2014-04-03
    • 8Bitdo GamePad Firmware v2.2
    • 1. Added holding SELECT when power on in any mode, will erase pairing information in NES30 memory. It's useful for pairing new device.
    • 2. Enhanced the stability of the Bluetooth.
    • 3. Extended sleeping time to 15 minutes when NES30 connecting USB port.
    • 2013-11-29
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v1.6
    • 1. Fixed a bug, this bug will delay NES30 action when battery fully charging.
    • 2, Added Bluetooth sleep mode when charging. (sleep in 50s without button down).
    • 2013-11-23
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v1.5
    • 1. Firmware updated to 1.5. Fixed the problem fully charged the green LED still flashing.
    • 2. Android APK updated to 1.1. Android 4.3 can use emu-touch screen mode now. (NES30 firmware must be upgraded to 1.5).
    • 2013-10-15
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v1.3
    • 1. Added Wiimote mode, press START+Y power up. And added three motion operation. (emulate), it’s shaking, leftist, rightist. So play Super Mario Bros.Wii perfectly.
    • 2. Added automatically connect to the devices. (After paired, NES30 will be connected automatically when power up, especially for Win7 and Win8)
    • 3. Added unpaired function, hold down SELECT 3 seconds, NES30 will be unpaired. Then NES30 can pair new devices.
    • 4. Redefine Wiimote mode button mapping, NES30 ---> Wiimote
    • X ---> B
    • Y ---> 1
    • A ---> A
    • B ---> 2
    • select ---> -
    • start ---> +

    • Emulate motion instructions: press L key emulate leftist, R keys emulate rightist, press L + R keys are shaking, tested and worked in new Super Mario Bros.Wii. How to connect NES30 in Win7/Win8?

    • 1. NES30 press START power on.
    • 2. Win7/Win8 Bluetooth search new devices.
    • 3. For Win7, choose using pairing code, then input “0000”
    • 4. For Win8, input “0000” directly when pairing.
    • 2013-09-14
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v1.2
    • 1. Fixed Bluetooth connection unstable.
    • 2. Fixed green LED status error when charging battery at the Bluetooth conencted.
    • 2013-08-28
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v1.1
    • 1. Added another key code at Bluetooth keyboard mode when power on by START+B+R. (For some emulator mapping second player)
    • 2. Changed Joystick mode key code to fit some games. (Eg GTA)
    • 2013-08-26
    • NES30 GamePad Firmware v1.0