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8BitDo Controllers Are Cheap For Prime Day

Packed full of excellent customization features, 8BitDo's controllers are some of the best on the market.


With Prime Day 2023 kicking off this week, there's no shortage of deals on controllers for PC and consoles. On the third-party side, several of 8BitDo's popular controllers are available at great prices and target Switch, PC, and mobile gamers specifically.

The first model that has been discounted is the 8BitDo Ultimate, a reliable and multifunctional controller that can also be used on PC and mobile devices. This is one of the more high-end models and features a Hall Effect joystick, paddle buttons on the rear, and plenty of haptic feedback.

Then there's the 8Bitdo Pro 2, which combines a SNES-like design with more modern ergonomics. This one doesn't feature a lot of haptic feedback technology, but it does come with a turbo function that makes it ideal for retro games. Additionally, you can get up to 20 hours of playing time with this wireless controller from just a four-hour charge, and it also comes with two extra rear paddle buttons. It also comes with a carrying case.

Lastly, the 8Bitdo SN30 looks like it came with an original SNES console, but it has modern conveniences like analog sticks, rumble vibration, and motion controls built into its frame.

The 8BitDo SN30 and Ultimate controllers.
The 8BitDo SN30 and Ultimate controllers.

The key feature that all three of these controllers have in common is customization, as you can easily assign profiles, adjust the sensitivity of the inputs, and assign other functions to them using either the 8BitDo PC app or its mobile version. The levels of customization differ between each model, but there's a robust selection to play with here.

For more controller deals, check out these Prime Day specials on the Scuf Instinct Pro and the Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma wired gaming controller. Nintendo fans can also grab more discounts on a range of products by checking out this roundup of the best Nintendo Switch deals.

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