Why is the Shield Remote so expensive from 3rd parties?

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#1 Posted by Maxpowers_32 (629 posts) -

After spending days looking for my Shield remote I think I've either lost it for good or thrown it out accidentially. I looked online for buying a replacement and it's like $80 up to over $100! For that price I could almost buy a new Shield?

On Nvidia's site it sells for $40. Why would used ones cost more than twice what a new one does? I know I can still use the controller but it just doesn't feel right for movies and shows.

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#2 Edited by Maxpowers_32 (629 posts) -

@Maxpowers_32: Well I found my remote so I obviously don't need to buy another one. I'm still curious though about the price difference.

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#3 Edited by zaku101 (4641 posts) -

@Maxpowers_32: Because it's the older 2015 model and you cannot get it anymore, it can be recharged and has a headpone jack.