Whether you have a Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, or Xbox One, you’ll never get as much as you can out of your console if you’re connected to Wi-Fi. Slowdowns are inevitable, especially when you live in a house with a few other people. If you want the best possible gaming experience, you need a wired internet connection so you can ensure you always have access to blazing-fast internet. No, we’re not suggesting you should pay someone hundreds of dollars to wire your home for Ethernet. Instead, just pick up a TP-Link AV1000 Gigabit Powerline Ethernet Adapter on Amazon, which instantly transforms any regular old power outlet in your home into a gigabit Ethernet port! The PS4 and Xbox have built-in Ethernet ports but if you have a Nintendo Switch, you’ll also need an Ethernet adapter. Here’s the one we use.

Here’s some additional info from the product page:

  • Powerline adapter provides up to 1000Mbps Ethernet over power lines. Ideal to be Ethernet extender who can easily go over the walls
  • As network adapters supporting home Plug AV2, easy to add multiple adapters and works under 110-240V
  • Gigabit port gives you the full speed of your internet. Plug & play, no new wires, and no configuration required
  • Power saving automatically reduces power consumption by up to 85%. data encryption by 128-bit AES to make the network safe and private
  • System requirements is Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10, Mac and Linux. Standards and protocols are home Plug AV2, home Plug AV, IEEE 1901, IEEE 802.3, IEEE 802.3U and IEEE 802.3ab. Range is 984.25 feet over electrical circuits. Range: 300 meters over electrical circuit
  • Plug & play, No new wires and no configuration required; Compatible with all AV2000, AV1300, AV1200, Av1000, AV600, AV500 & AV200 PowerPoint adapters.
  • Industry leading support: 2-year warranty and free 24/7 technical support. Contact ussupport@tp-link.Com if you have any questions

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