The Dragon Quest Slime Controller makes a Switch comeback

By Natalie Clayton, Thursday, 13 June 2019 08:46 GMT

Square Enix is bringing back the goo.

The Dragon Quest Slime Controller is back. The unwieldy pad first appeared on PS4 back in 2017 and is making a comeback for the Nintendo Switch this year.

There’s a fully functional Switch controller in there, wrapped in the questionable ergonomics of Dragon Quest’s iconic blob. The whole thing’s rubber-coated for grip and motion controls let you tilt to your pleasure.

Square Enix even notes that the pad’s continuous hold/fire function is a particularly “effective function” during Dragon Quest XI S: Echoes of an Elusive Age. We’ll take your word for it.

Finally, the pad ships with a cardboard treasure chest. Just in case picking up a Switch wasn’t magic enough already.

The Dragon Quest Slime Controller ships in September. It currently looks like the pad is only available through Square Enix’ Japanese store.

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