For those who already have the original NES two-player pack, there’s nothing extra or special that you need to buy! Also, this is something that’s already built into the original NES game. All you’ll need is the 2nd NES controller and a friend.
Keep in mind that the light gun won’t work with modern televisions, only old CRTs. In order to use the light gun on a newer TV, you’ll have to buy or create a clone gun.
Brad Smith made a video explaining the issues and a few solutions you could try:
Watch the video:
In order to play Duck Hunt with a second player, plug in the second NES controller.
- Choose the Game A game mode.
- Using the control pad on a second controller, the second player can control the duck’s flight pattern!