Shopping for new Pleasure-Cons, even simply one among them has all the time been a steep funding since you possibly can solely purchase them in pairs at $79.99. That may lastly change, over 3 years after the Change’s launch. Nintendo introduced that particular person Pleasure-Cons will likely be obtainable for buy within the very close to future.
Starting November 9, Nintendo will provide the Neon Pink and Blue controllers individually for a still-relatively costly $39.99. Sadly, the colours stay locked to particular orientations. By that I imply you possibly can solely get Pink left Pleasure-Cons and Blue proper ones. Whereas that’s been the usual format since launch, it could have been good to have the colours on the alternative facet. That approach pairs of Pink/Blue Pleasure-Cons may be made extra simply. On the brilliant facet, my Change can lastly rock a pair of Gray/Pink controllers. Sure, I’m bizarre – talking of which, hopefully, Nintendo will provide single packs of the extra unique controller colours ahead of later.
Beginning on 11/9, single #NintendoSwitch Pleasure-Con controllers will likely be obtainable for buy for $39.99. Select from the left Pleasure-Con controller in Neon Blue, and the fitting Pleasure-Con controller in Neon Pink. pic.twitter.com/wXW8BEssS7
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 23, 2020
Nintendo’s Pleasure-Con points, notably with controller drift, and extra particularly on the left Pleasure-Con, are properly documented and nonetheless very a lot a problem. Class-action lawsuits proceed to be levied towards the writer by indignant Change homeowners even after it began offering free repairs last year. Saving $30 bucks to solely substitute the offending Pleasure-Con as a substitute of getting saddled with an additional one definitely helps. God assist them in the event that they nonetheless have not mounted the difficulty, although. If I had been a betting man…I might counsel holding on to these receipts. Simply in case.
It’s good timing too on condition that Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity and Pikmin 3 Deluxe are simply across the nook. The cash saved by changing that one problematic controller can go in direction of shopping for a type of as a substitute. Otherwise you would wait weeks for Nintendo to repair it totally free. As much as you.
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