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Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

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Nintendo's Switch Pro controller is a solid alternative for gamers looking for a more traditional gamepad, but at $70 it's surprisingly pricey.

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Pros
  • Only Switch controller with a directional pad
  • Feels great in hand
Cons
  • Right analog stick feels rough when rotated
  • Face buttons feel a bit shallow
  • Expensive

Specs

Key Specs

Type
Controller / gamepad
Connection
Wireless
Console compatibility
Nintendo
Type
Connection
Console compatibility
Controller / gamepad
Wireless
Nintendo

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85 Engadget Score
An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.
85

An all-around great product that's among the best in its category. You'll almost certainly be happy.

How we score

The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

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