Reply To: minimum amount of buttons ? Home › Forums › RetroPie Project › Controller Configuration in RetroPie › minimum amount of buttons ? › Reply To: minimum amount of buttons ? 03/05/2016 at 19:01 #119173 dankcushionsParticipant playstation and n64 use more than 6 main buttons, depending on the game. neogeo/snk had a 4-in-a-row layout so it makes slightly more sense playing those on an 8 button layout (using top row), but that’s being a little picky 🙂 if you’re mainly playing arcade stuff i think you’ll be ok with 6 action buttons.