Nintendo Switch Pro Controller best Black Friday prices and cheaper alternatives

By Tom Orry
26 November 2019 14:54 GMT

If you’ve bought a Nintendo Switch (or even a Switch Lite) and want to get the ultimate controller for your gaming sessions, the Switch Pro controller is the best option. Nintendo knows that it has got the high-end controller market sewn up, so sadly this king of peripherals is rarely discounted. Black Friday could be the ideal time to finally make that purchase you’ve been holding off.

Currently, the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller is hovering just over the £50 mark at a lot of retailers. Very is the cheapest of the bunch, with Switch Pro controllers selling for £49.99. Even the best deals of all time have only gone a couple of pounds beneath this.

The best alternatives to the Switch Pro Controller

The price for the Pro controller detailed above isn’t the best ever, but there are some good prices to be had on third-party Switch controllers. We’ve detailed a bunch of them just below, but the pick of the bunch is the 8Bitdo SN30 Pro+ Wireless Bluetooth Gamepad for Nintendo Switch. At just £35.60 this highly regarded pad offers lots of customisation options, it’s wireless, and comes with a rechargeable battery and gyro support. The main thing missing from it, and most third-party controllers, is amiibo support. It’s your call as to whether or not this is a big loss.


The other two Switch controllers featured in the list above are decent for what they are, although not our first choices. The Pokeball pad also has some decent novelty value going for it.

If you’re keen to expand the storage of your Switch or Switch Lite, then the good news is that Black Friday has brought some decent deals on micro SD cards. A trio of different sizes have been selected for your viewing just below.

Make sure you’re keeping tabs on our PS4 Black Friday deals hub, our Xbox One Black Friday deals hub, and our Nintendo Switch Black Friday deals hub for all the latest offers throughout the week!

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