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Grab This Poor Man's Pro Controller For Your Upcoming Super Smash Party

PowerA Nintendo Switch Wireless Controller | $40 | Amazon
PowerA Nintendo Switch Wireless Controller | $40 | Amazon
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If you suddenly find yourself in need of extra Switch controllers for your Super Smash Bros. parties, PowerA’s enhanced wireless controller is down to $40 on Amazon right now, an all-time low.

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It’s laid out exactly like the official Switch Pro controller (currently $70), but with a few compromises. There’s no NFC for amiibo, there’s no rumble, and it eschews a rechargeable battery in favor of AAs. Personally, I think those are fine trade-offs to save $30, especially if you’re giving this controller to someone else to use, and keeping the authentic Nintendo gear to yourself.

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