Do you have a Switch, but do not want to spend all that money to buy the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller? Let’s see together what are the best alternatives.
New Nintendo home console has been a great success, winning both loyal users and users who appear for the first time in the Nintendo world. The console has exclusive games, with titles like Super Mario Odyssey, Zelda: Breath of the Wild and many others. It also allows us to play both on the move and comfortably seated on the sofa at home.
The console is equipped with an official joystick, the Switch Pro Controller. It is the best controller made for the Switch, characterized by a really excellent build quality. However, the only flaw concerns the higher price. Fortunately, many companies have ventured into the realization of cheap controllers compatible with the console. In this guide, we will see what are the best alternatives to the original Nintendo Switch controller.
Best alternatives to Switch Pro Controller
As we said earlier, many companies have decided to make third-party controllers focusing on various factors, first of all, the price. The Switch Pro Controller is an excellent product, but the price with which it is proposed on the market is high. So let’s see what are the best alternatives to the original Nintendo pro controller.
TUTUO[amazon box=”B07B94GV68″ /]
This is a controller with an excellent quality as well as price ratio. The shape is very similar to that of the original pro controller switch and is perfectly compatible with the console. This joystick is especially suitable for those looking for a product similar to the original, but with a much lower price.
Horipad Wired Controller[amazon box=”B01NAUATSM” /]
This controller is officially certified by Nintendo, characterized by an excellent quality and price ratio. This wired controller is perfect for those looking for a cheap product, but at the same time able to offer unrivaled quality and comfort. It is also equipped with an interchangeable D-Pad that can be inserted on the back of the joystick. Being a wired controller it can be connected to the dock station and not directly to the console.
GameWill Wired Controller[amazon box=”B073PQFQ4J” /]
This controller is also characterized by a good build quality. It ensures excellent grip during game sessions, preventing grip fatigue. It is equipped with a cable with a length of 3m, to be connected to the dock station and not directly to the console. The keys have the excellent responsiveness and ensure good in-game performance.
8Bitdo N30 Pro[amazon box=”B018K3Q4KS” /]
This Bluetooth controller is perfect for the nostalgic of Nintendo consoles. It is perfectly compatible with the Nintendo Switch, but also with Windows PC and Android devices. It is also characterized by good quality and offers excellent comfort during the game.
PowerA Nintendo Switch Wired Controller Plus[amazon box=”B075DQ13SR” /]
This controller is made for Zelda fans who want an economical product. This wired joystick features good build quality and the design is inspired by the original Switch controller. It is also equipped with interchangeable D-Pad, so as to adapt them to our preferences. Being a wired controller, we will have to connect it to the dock station and not directly to the console.
8Bitdo N30[amazon box=”B073ZNXFL6″ /]
This Bluetooth arcade stick controller definitely deserves a noteworthy place on our list. Compatible with the Nintendo Switch, but also with Windows and Android devices, will bring us back in the golden years of the retro game parlors. There is nothing better than the feeling that transmits us the use of the stick and the 8 buttons dedicated to various actions. You can set the Turbo mode to improve in-game performance.
Most sold Nintendo Switch Controllers
Below is the list of the top 10 best-selling controllers on Amazon. The list is kept constantly updated by the store itself.[amazon bestseller=”Nintendo Switch Controller” items=”10″]