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Get These Pokemon-Themed Nintendo Switch Controllers At A Huge Discount

Special Pokemon editions of the Hori's Split Pad Pro and Split Pad Compact controllers are on sale at Amazon.


When it comes to playing the Nintendo Switch in handheld mode, nothing beats Hori's Split Pad Pro and Split Pad Compact. These Joy-Con alternatives are our picks for the best handheld Nintendo Switch controllers, so you won't want to miss out on these remaining Cyber Monday deals at Amazon. The online retailer has Pokemon-themed models of both controls at huge discounts. The Gengar-themed Split Pad Compact is down to $40 (was $60), while the Pokemon: Legends Arceus Split Pad Pro model is available for $40 (was $60).

The back triggers on both controllers are perfectly placed for easy access with your middle fingers--making either model a solid choice for folks seeking a customizable controller with great ergonomics and a convenient design.

You should know these handheld-only controllers lack some features found in the Joy-Con controllers you'd be replacing. For one, it lacks rumble and motion controls. It also doesn’t support NFC or the IR camera. But despite those minor complaints, the Split Pad Pro and Compact are stellar controllers that should fit the bill for almost every Switch owner.

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