10 Of The Best Accessories For Nintendo Switch

Best Nintendo Switch Accessories
Best Nintendo Switch Accessories Forbes

There hasn't been a better time than today to be a Nintendo Switch owner. The handheld console has quickly gained a lot of popularity both in terms of the people that are gaming on it and reputable video game franchises and publishers. However, with all these new games at your disposal, you must be also equipped with the right accessories for an excellent gaming experience.

Of course, the portable console itself comes with a few goodies, but one can always benefit from a wide array of first and third-party add-ons available for the Nintendo Switch. With that being said, here are 10 of the best accessories for Nintendo Switch.

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Joy-Con Controller Holders

For more comfortable gameplay
For more comfortable gameplay Amazon

Ergonomically, the Joy-Cons are not the best controllers to play most games on the Switch. Especially if you're looking to dominate on the track in Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, the only thing that will let you down is the Joy-Con. However, with these ergonomically designed controller holders, you can turn your Joy-Cons into full-fledged controllers with added shoulder buttons.

Controller Charging Dock

Always stay charged!
Always stay charged! Amazon

The only way to charge your Joy-Con controllers is by sliding them back onto the Switch. The Pro controller, on the other hand, requires a USB-C cord to charge it up. All of that changes with this controller charging dock from PowerA. The charging station allows you to charge both your Joy-Cons and a Pro controller at the same time.

Tempered Glass Screen Protector

Gotta protect the screen!
Gotta protect the screen! Amazon

Although the screens on Nintendo Switch have high-density glass, they are very susceptible to scratches. Most Switch owners typically carry their console on trips or when traveling. During these times, your console is at a higher risk of experiencing scratches and blemishes. With a tempered glass screen protector, you won't have to worry about accidental scratches.

High-Speed Memory Card

Let the games load faster!
Let the games load faster! Amazon

Most people might think that all memory cards are the same and buying one that doesn't cost much might save a couple of bucks. When it comes to the Switch, this is not the case. Your gaming console needs a high-speed memory card to load games faster. Additionally, most indie games can only be played via downloading them from the Nintendo eShop. This is when a memory card becomes essential. A great high-speed memory card is the SanDisk Ultra.

Switch Travel Case

Travel in style!
Travel in style! Amazon

A screen protector adds the necessary protection for your valuable gaming console, but you can up the safety of your console and keep things organized with this brilliant travel case for Nintendo Switch. The travel case is capable of holding extra games, cables, and even your Joy-Con controllers.

Joy-Con Wheel

The right way of racing!
The right way of racing! Amazon

If you've thought about playing your favorite Mario Kart 8 Deluxe tracks with a driving wheel, your wish can be fulfilled with these amazing Joy-Con wheels from Nintendo. Although the wheel has been specifically made for Mario Kart 8 Deluxe, it may also work with other racing games. If you are someone who enjoys controlling your race kart using motion control, you should definitely go for the Joy-Con wheel.

USB-C Portable Charger

Enjoy longer gaming sessions
Enjoy longer gaming sessions Amazon

With the RAVPower USB-C portable battery, you can now enjoy longer gaming sessions without having to turn off your Nintendo Switch while charging the console at the same time. The portable charger puts out 30W of power and requires a USB-C cord to charge up your Switch. Of course, the portable charger can also charge your phones, tablets, and other compatible tech.

Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Full-fledged gaming experience
Full-fledged gaming experience Amazon

With so many AAA games arriving for the Nintendo Switch, you better be equipped with the right accessories to rip and tear demons in Doom Eternal or build sensational combos in Devil May Cry 3 Special Edition. The Switch Pro controller is perfect for long gaming sessions and it registers every tap reliably. If you're looking for a custom controller for your Nintendo Switch, the Pro controller will not let you down.

SteelSeries Arctis 1 Wireless Headset

Who uses wired headsets nowadays?
Who uses wired headsets nowadays? Amazon

There isn't anything fancy about wired headsets and they tend to make the gaming experience clumsy. This is where the Arctis 1 wireless headset from SteelSeries comes to your aid. To pair the Arctis 1 with your Nintendo Switch, simply attach the tiny USB-C dongle to your Switch and you're all set. SteelSeries uses a lossless 2.4GHz ultra-low-latency wireless connectivity. If you're worried about losing connectivity, the company also includes a cable if you don't want to risk it. The headset also works with the Switch Lite as well.

Joy-Con Comfort Grip

No more slippery controllers
No more slippery controllers Amazon

These Joy-Con comfort grips are just what they sound like. These high-end rubberized grips add traction and give you a comfortable grip when using the Switch hand-held. Although there are various grips available for Joy-Cons, these grips from PDP have a lot of positive reviews among Nintendo gamers.

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