Nintendo Switch Single Joy Con Controller Gets a Price Cut: Here's All You Need to Know
Nintendo Switch Single Joy-Con Controller Gets a Price Cut: Here's All You Need to Know
The price cut of Nintendo Single Joy-Con will be applicable to Neon Blue and Neon Red colour controller models.
By Tanishka Sodhi | Updated: 26 October 2020 15:58 IST
Photo Credit: Twitter/ @NintendoAmerica
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller will be available for $39.99 in the US from November 9 onwards
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller will be available for $39.99
The price cut will be applicable from November 9 onwards in the US
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller had a price cut recently in Japan too
Nintendo is cutting the price of a single Joy-Con controller to $39.99 (roughly Rs. 3,000). Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controller will be available for purchase at the lower price from in the US from November 9 onwards. The discount will only apply to two controller models – Neon Blue and Neon Red colour variants. Nintendo has been charging $49.99 (roughly Rs. 3,700) for single controller replacement since it launched the Switch in 2017.
The Japanese company announced the price drop through Twitter. A full set of controllers is priced at $79.99 (roughly Rs. 5,900) on the Nintendo Store, although it is available on sale for $69 (roughly Rs. 5,100) on Amazon right now. The price of the full set of controllers will not be affected.
From November 6, Nintendo will also have a price drop in Japan. As per a report, the price of an individual Joy-Con controller will be reduced to JPY 3,740 (roughly $36 or Rs. 2,600) from JPY 4,480 (roughly $43 or Rs. 3,200). This price cut will apply to all available colour variants of the Joy-Con on Nintendo's online store – Grey, Red, Blue, Yellow, Pink, Green, and Neon Red.
Meanwhile, Nintendo may release an upgraded version of the Switch next year, as per recent reports. The reports claim that the company is working on a more powerful version of the Nintendo Switch, which will bring better picture quality. Another report claimed that Nintendo is planning on supporting 4K high-definition graphics with more computing power in the next generation Switch. It also states that the upgraded Switch will come with a variety of games from Nintendo as well as from other studios. The games will range from casual experiences to marathon gaming sessions.