Both portable console and living room console, Nintendo Switch continues to be a hit since its release in March 2017. Since that date, this console was entitled to a new version released in July 2019 (better autonomy) and has been since last September, accompanied by a little sister called Nintendo Switch Lite only dedicated to nomadic players. If you want to take full advantage of your classic Nintendo Switch, then below we offer you a selection of accessories that might be useful to you.
🎮What accessories are already included in the Nintendo Switch pack?
The pack includes a console, a docking station, a neon blue Joy-Con (L) + a neon red Joy-Con (D) (or both gray), a gray Joy-Con (L) strap, a gray Joy-Con (D) strap, a Joy-Con holder but also an HDMI cable and a Nintendo Switch power adapter.
You should know that the console has undergone improvements in terms of its autonomy. A “new model” was released during 2019 and to know if you are buying this good model, you must refer to its packaging (see the visual above) or its reference MOD. HAC-001-01 as part of an online purchase or at its serial number that starts with the 3 letters XKW if you plan to buy it on occasion (this serial number is on the sticker visible in the window on the underside of the console packaging but also on the lower edge of the console).
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Protective cover for Nintendo Switch
If you’re the type to take your console with you, then this is the number one accessory for you. A practical, lightweight and inexpensive carrying case that will protect your console. In addition, this one is accompanied by several other small accessories which will be useful to you: 1 transparent anti-scratch protection / 3 HD screen protectors / 1 pair of silicone gel protection for Joy-Con / 2 pairs of grip for Joy- Con (2 grip in black + 1 grip in blue + 1 grip in red) / 2 boxes for game cartridges (1 in black and 1 in white) that can contain 4 game cartridges each but also 3 alcohol cleaning cloths + 1 microfiber cloth + 3 anti-dust films to clean the screen and 1 scraper to remove bubbles from the films. The advantages of the product:
- Strong to protect your console
- Roomy enough to store the console, plenty of game cartridges, and the refill
- Quality / price ratio
SanDisk 128 GB microSDXC card
If you need to add more memory to your console then this card is for you. It adds 128 GB of storage space so you can store digital games and additional content in one place. Its transfer rate can go up to 100MB / s and it can withstand temperatures ranging from -25ºC to 85ºC. The advantages of the product
- Big capacity
- Rather fast transfer rate
- Correct price
Nintendo Switch Pro Controller
This is the accessory for you if you enjoy long gaming sessions in TV mode or tabletop console mode. What could be better than this controller to comfortably play your favorite games for hours. Its only flaw is its price because it is around 60 euros, otherwise here are its advantages:
- Wireless connectivity
- Good battery life (40 hours maximum)
- Good grip
Nintendo Switch Mario support
If you are taking your console away from home then this accessory might interest you. It allows you to play on your console in “table mode”. Stable thanks to its rubber reinforcements at its base, you can adjust it from 3 different angles. The advantages of the product:
- Play in tabletop mode while charging the console
- Folds easily
- Adjustable angle (3 angles)
- Price that is not excessive
Anker PowerBank Battery 13400mAh mAh Switch
This is the best battery backup so that your console does not get stuck on the move, with it, enjoy an additional battery life of around 9 hours. This is a battery that is robust and its compact size will allow you to easily slip it into a bag, but it will be a bit heavy in your pocket. It has a USB-C port, 4 LEDs on its upper side indicating its charge level and it comes with a USB-C power cable, a protective cover and a quick start guide. The advantages of the product:
- Compact (dimensions (W x H x D): 9.7 x 8 x 2.2 cm))
- Offers approximately 9 hours of battery life (approximately 2 recharges)
- Can also charge a smartphone or tablet
Pair of Joy-Con steering wheels
It is an accessory that will certainly please your children fans of Mario Kart and / or Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled because they will be able to immerse themselves better in their racing games (spinning a steering wheel than a joystick, is certainly more instinctive for them). Ruffles a little small for adult hands but that will not prevent you from having a good time with your family.
- Adapts well to joy-con
- Correct quality
- Perfect for children
Charging station for Joy-Con
If you have just one pair of Joy-Con, don’t dwell on this accessory. On the other hand, if you have several, then yes because it allows you to recharge 4 Joy-Con simultaneously. All you have to do is slide them into the station and wait for the LED to turn green for each one.
- Charges Joy-Con fairly quickly
- No need to force to put on or take off the Joy-Con
- Correct price
Nintendo Labo Multi Kit
Create a remote control car, a fishing rod, a house, a motorbike and a cardboard piano to enjoy new ways of playing on your Nintendo Switch console, that’s what the Nintendo Multi Kit offers. If you have kids then this will be a great opportunity to share some fun crafting times with them, knowing that the building instructions aren’t too complicated. The kit contains a Nintendo Switch game card containing the software for using the multi-kit, 28 sheets of cardboard, 3 sheets of stickers, 3 sheets of pads, 2 strings, 5 eyelets, 2 large rubber bands and 6 small rubber bands. The advantages of the product:
- Fun and creative kit
- Allows you to create your own ways to play
- The cardboard is quite strong
This list of accessories is not exhaustive, if you think others might integrate it, please submit them to us.
👍Our other useful guides for this console
Still haven’t fallen for the Nintendo Switch and you want to finally buy it? If this is the case, then take a little tour of our guide to buy it at the best price on the internet or in stores depending on the offers currently in progress and also to accompany your console in the best possible way, discover our selection of best Switch games worth checking out. Finally on the technical side, here are some points that may interest you now or in the near future about your console: