The Switch is receiving not one but two new officially licensed Mario themed controllers this September. The smaller pad is from HORI and the regular-sized one is from PowerA.
The Horipad Mini is designed for younger players with tiny hands. Despite its size, this mini pad comes with dual analog sticks, a D-Pad and all the other “essential” buttons you need to operate a Switch. It’s built for plug-and-play compatibility and features a cable length of 9.8ft/ 3.0m (so there’s no charging necessary) – although it excludes NFC, rumble and gyro.
It launches on 1st September for $24.99 USD, and pre-orders are now open.
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Next up is an enhanced wired controller from PowerA. If you’ve already got one of these controllers, you’ll know what to expect. It’s designed for extended gaming sessions, comes with a 3.5mm audio jack, mappable buttons, and an ergonomic layout. The cable is detachable (for storage purposes) and the controller comes with a two-year limited warranty.
Pre-orders for this controller are live on Amazon. It’ll also set you back $24.99 USD and will launch on 4th September.
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