Leftside ’til we die.
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.