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It has now been nearly three months since Nintendo first released its hot new video game console, the Nintendo Switch. It’s still impossible to walk into a store in your area and buy a Switch, which means your only option if you want one right now is to pay a premium on Amazon. Of course, if you’ve been following our coverage then you’ve had plenty of opportunities to pick up a Switch console or a Switch bundle, since we let you know the instant they’re in stock anywhere, like Toys”R”Us this past Friday and Best Buy just yesterday.
Now that you’ve got your Switch — as well as Breath of the Wild and Mario Kart, of course — there are a few accessories you’ll absolutely need if you want to get the most out of your new Nintendo console. Below, you’ll find five of our top picks for must-have Switch accessories.
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
- Take your game sessions up a notch with the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.
- Includes motion controls, HD rumble, built-in amiibo functionality, and more.
- Comes with charging cable (USB-C to USB-A)
Joy-Con Charging Grip
- Combine the left and right Joy-Con into one larger controller with this handy grip.
- It also lets you keep playing while you’re charging your Joy-Con, so you don’t have to miss a minute.
- Joy-Con Charging Grip
amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector for Nintendo Switch (2-pack)
- Specifically designed for Nintendo Switch
- Ultra-clear High Definition with 99.9% transparency to allow an optimal, natural viewing experience
- Ultra thin-0.3mm thickness is reliable and resilient, and promises full compatibility with touchscreen sensitivity
- Highly durable, and scratch resistant – surface hardness 9H and topped with oleophobic coating to reduce fingerprints.
- Includes: 2x GLASS Screen Protector, Wet/Dry Wipes, Squeeze Card, Easy Installation Use Guide, Dust Removal Stickers
Kungber Anti-Scratch Hard Back Case Cover for Nintendo Switch
- Specifically designed for Nintendo Switch Ultra-Thin Protective Hard Back Cover Case.
- Protect your device from everyday bumps, scratches, dust and fingerprints.
- Ergonomic Case Can give you a comfortable experience, easy to grip and light.
- Cut out for controllable buttons for the easy access without taking your Nintendo Switch out of the case.
- The case is divided into three parts easy disassembly, compact and portable.
Kungber Anti-Scratch Hard Back Case Cover for Nintendo Switch Transparent Ergonomic Accessories… Sale price withheld at the manufacturer’s request. Visit Amazon for pricing.
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Surge Nintendo Switch Grip Kit
- Grab control and elevate your game with the Surge Grip Kit (Joy-Con Grips & Thumb Grips)
- Precision fit thumb grips and ergonomically designed Joy-Con grips protect your Joy-Con controllers from everyday wear and tear, bumps and scrapes
- Designed to provide superior grip and enhanced comfort; perfect for those extended, high-stress gaming sessions
- Specifically designed to provide access to all buttons, including the L, R, ZL, ZR, SL, SR buttons, without restricting game play or movement
- Convenient pack includes two Joy-Con controller grips and two thumb stick grips
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