Best Nintendo Switch Accessories iMore 2020

Your Nintendo Switch is going to come with everything you need to jump in and start playing, but there's a lot more to this console. There's never really been a game console quite like this before, and with that in mind, there are some accessories out there that you might not typically think of. Whether you're gaming on the go or planted on your couch, here are the best accessories for your Nintendo Switch.

Go pro: Nintendo Switch Pro Controller

Staff Pick

The Switch Pro Controller offers a more comfortable grip for your gaming sessions, a bigger battery, and has built-in NFC support for Amiibo. Don't forget that HD rumble!

£57 at Amazon

Skip the dock: YCCTEAM Nintendo Switch to HDMI Adapter

This HDMI adapter features a USB-C cable to connect to your Switch. It has a USB-C and USB-A port, and an HDMI port so you can connect all of your needed travel peripherals, including a portable battery pack that doesn't get hot, unlike the original Nintendo dock.

£20 at Amazon

Keep it charged: PowerA Charge Block for Pro and Joy-Con

If you have a Pro Controller, you should try out the PowerA. The Pro Controller normally charges over USB-C, but this dock has magnetic pins instead. But what makes this even better is that you can even charge your Joy-Cons too!

£20 at Amazon

Battery Backpack: Antank Battery Charger Case

This battery case attaches to your Switch and lets you charge it up cable-free. It even allows you to charge up while playing via the USB-C or full-size USB port.

£30 at Amazon

Double the joy: Extra Joy-Cons

There are plenty of multiplayer games on the Switch, so you should invest in some extra Joy-Cons for guests at gatherings. One set of Joy-Cons means two more controllers for less!

£70 at Amazon

Charge them Cons!: KINGTOP Joy-Con Charger

This 4-in-1 charger lets you charge two pairs of Joy-Cons when they're running low, making it great for multiperson households. It also has two extra USB ports for charging up Pro Controllers.

£12 at Amazon

Protect the screen: amFilm Tempered Glass Screen Protector

A screen protector is highly recommended to keep your Switch screen scratch-free and make it smudge-resistant. This one is highly rated on Amazon and reasonably priced.

£8 at Amazon

Get a grip: Joy-Con Handles

This cover gives you mini versions of the Grip on each Joy-Con. The horizontal design makes it easy to access the L and R buttons, which are essential in a lot of games.

£13 at Amazon

Just like a tablet: PowerA hybrid cover

This snap-on folio covers the display when not-in-use and lets you view the console in more angles, thanks to the convenient kickstand mode.

£9 at Amazon

Travel officially: Official Switch Deluxe Travel Case

The official Nintendo Switch case stores your Switch with one pair of Joy-Cons. The padded pockets are perfect for protecting the analogue sticks. Plus, a hard plastic game case keeps your game safe.

£17 at Amazon

Travel slim: TomToc Ultra Slim Carrying Case

This minimal case is enough for just the basics. Store your Switch with attached Joy-Cons, and carry along a few games in the protective and padded card sleeve.

£15 at Amazon

Card carrying member: HORI Game Card Case

This Game Card Case stores up to 24 physical games, keeping them safe from dirt and debris. There are even slots for a few memory cards.

£9 at Amazon

Raise it up: Hori Compact Playstand

HORI's Playstand raises your Switch a few inches above the table and can be adjusted for comfortable viewing angles. There's a cutout at the bottom so you can charge while playing. It folds down and is super portable.

£10 at Amazon

Get wired: HORI Nintendo LAN Adapter

This adapter provides you with a LAN port for a wired connection. Because sometimes Wi-Fi just doesn't cut it in those intense Super Smash Bros. Ultimate online matches.

£25 at Amazon

Switch but on your wall: HIDEit Switch Wall Mount

Have you ever wanted to play your Switch, but resented finding the perfect place to connect it to your TV? With the HIDEit Switch wall mount, all you need to do is connect it, and away you go!

£32 at Amazon

Plenty of options

There is a whole wide world of accessories out there for your Nintendo Switch. Getting the stuff you need to make your Switch experience your own can make your gaming life just a little bit better! We can't live without the Pro Controller. It feels more like a traditional console controller than the Joy-Cons, and it's incredibly comfy to use, even for several hours at a time. The battery also lasts forever.

For travelling, we like to be minimal, so the TomToc Ultra Slim Case is our favourite since it has such a slim profile, yet is so protective. Plus, the card sleeve in the middle means you can carry plenty of games to keep you entertained while on-the-go. Of course, we can't go without the amFilm tempered glass screen protector. It's barely noticeable, easy to install, and keeps our Switch in perfect condition.

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