Hori To Release A Nintendo Switch Controller With A Proper D-Pad

Rejoice, D-pad snobs. Japanese peripheral maker Hori will be releasing a Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller with a real D-pad. The left-only controller will be out this July, according to 4gamer.net.


The catch? It’s not a complete Joy-Con, meaning that it can only be used in handheld mode and does not feature acceleration, gyro sensor, and vibration features. But it’s quite a steal at 2,678 yen though – that’s about US$26.

If you want a proper D-pad for your left thumbs to be comfy on, this might be worth a pre-order from your local game store.

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