The Nintendo Switch has been around for a while now and as with any best-selling tech — there are a ton of accessories for it. Most of those make the device much more convenient to use and give you some fantastic unique customizing options. Most accessories nowadays are of terrible quality, so much so that some cables might even damage your Switch port. Stick with us to see the top 5 Nintendo Switch accessories that you must have in 2018.
This is our take on the top five Nintendo Switch accessories you must have:
1. Orzly Carry Case
It doesn’t matter if you are often on the go or not — having the best case for your Nintendo Switch is essential if you wish to protect it from accidental damage. I find myself pretty clumsy sometimes so having the Orzly carry case has been of great help to me. The carry case itself is black comes with a very comfortable to hold handle.
It fits perfectly the Nintendo Switch tablet and both Joy-Con controllers attached inside as well. There are separate inner pockets for an additional Joy-Con controller, cables, games and other essential accessories. The case has additional space available for game cards, gamepad and other cables you might have. The shell is very tough and resistant to fall shocks. If you wana to turn your Switch into a truly travel-friendly device — the Orzly case is the way to go.
2. FastSnail HDMI connector
Have you ever wanted to connect your Switch to the massive TV in your living room? You most definitely can, and the best way to do it is with the FastSnail HDMI adapter for the Nintendo Switch.
The HDMI adapter connects your Switch to both USB-C and HDMI cables. It can stream to a TV and charge your device at the same time. The device is very compact and fits in your pocket. It is perfect for those who are very often on the go as it doesn’t add use up any additional space. The device can also work as a dock. Do you want to stream 4K content and you don’t have a 4K TV? Check out our review of the best 4K TVs under $500 right here.
3. YOUSHARES Charging Dock
A great alternative to the Fastenal HDMI adapter is the YOUSHARES charging dock. It has an exclusive TV mode that allows charging and streaming to a TV at the same time. All you have to do is connect your charging dock to the TV, and you are set to go. Its compact design makes it perfect for people on the go. It doesn’t add any additional weight or take up any excess space. Have I mentioned that it fits perfectly in the Orzly carry case as well?
Another unique and handy feature is the Heat Dissipation technology. Unfortunately, some popular docks for the Nintendo Switch come with some unpleasant heating issues. The performance of any machine is undermined when it is heated up. To tackle this issue, the manufacturers of the dock have developed a unique technology that dissipates heat. If you want smooth gameplay — the YOUSHARES is the way to go.
4. PowerA Super Mario Red Edition
Yes, that’s right — a special Super Mario themed controller for all of those Nintendo Switch lovers and die-hard Super Mario fans. This controller looks slightly like an XBOX controller in terms controls. It comes with two thumbsticks, a D-Pad, a few small buttons and four large buttons. If you love collectible items — you are most certainly set to like the PowerA controller.
The PowerA Super Mario Red edition comes with a 10ft (or 3m) removable USB cable. It allows you to dock your Switch next to your TV and play from your couch. The controller is built with the real gamer in mind. The package also contains six interchangeable analog caps and soft-touch rubber grips.
5. KingTop Joy-Con Charging Dock
It is always good to keep your JoyCons charged at all times. The best way to do that is with a dock. They come in different sizes and colors. The KingTop charging dock can charge the batteries of up to four JoyCons at the same time. For each of them, there is a panel that lights in red or green depending on whether it is charged or not. It is super cheap and compact, a perfect addition to any Switch setup.
The JoyCons are very easy to attach, you simply have to slide them in. Thanks to the USB Type C connection, the dock charges your devices very quickly. It is perfect for those who play a lot throughout the day. It allows you to continuously play without having to wait for any of your JoyCons to charge. If you are unsatisfied with this product, you can just request a refund within 90 days of purchase.