Are you full of neon sunshine or more of a gray overcast? Maybe you're neither and more into the Mario red! No matter your personality, there's a Joy-Con color for you. While the Nintendo Switch has a large variety of Joy-Con colors to choose from, choosing the right one is extremely important. The Joy-Cons are one of the Nintendo Switch's premier features, and while there are plenty of controllers for the Nintendo Switch, nothing beats the style and finesse of a set of neon Joy-Cons. Here are all of the Joy-Con colors.
All available Joy-Con colors
The most common combo: Neon Red and Neon BlueStaff favorite
The Neon Red and Neon Blue combo might be a common Joy-Con color, but that doesn't make it any less impressive. The bright colors help your Nintendo Switch pop, and they work just as well as any other Joy-Con.
Keep it basic: Gray
The other common Nintendo Switch color is Gray. It may be darker, but the color is just as bold as the brighter alternatives and matches the Nintendo Switch and the dock very nicely. Perfect for gamers who aren't looking for anything too flashy.
Bright n' happy: Neon Purple and Orange
This neon combo features a bright Purple and Orange combo. While they give off Halloween vibes, the colors look good all year round.
An electrifying combo: Blue and Neon Yellow
This bright combo set is gorgeous and reminds me of playing my Switch while relaxing on the beach. This Joy-Con combo pairs well with Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee.
A household favorite
Neon Red and Blue is your typical Neon Joy-Con, something that comes standard with a certain Switch. If you want to stay close to your roots with the Red and Blue, they're a great pick. You might not stand out in a Nintendo crowd, but you'll still look pretty cool.
Bold and classic
Gray is the most common color of Joy-Cons out there. They're standard with most Switches and definitely won't have you standing out. They blend in with the dock, the Switch, the bumpers, and the Comfort Grip. If your ideal situation is to blend in with the crowd, then these are the Joy-Cons for you.
A hint of royalty
These Neon Purple and Neon Orange Joy-Cons have a spooky vibe to them, don't they? However, they also complement each other quite nicely. The orange and purple envoke memories of the battlefields of Fire Emblem: Three Houses and Xenoblade Chronicles 2, in my humble opinion.
Feels like a summer breeze
Another color combo that evokes the feelings of summer, the Neon Blue and Neon Yellow feel fresh and clean and perfectly pair with a calming stroll through Yoshi's Crafted World, Pokemon Let's Go Pikachu and Let's Go Eevee, and Animal Crossing: New Horizons.
The vibrant Neon Green and Pink Joy-Cons look great and give off cool kid Splatoon vibes. So if you're a fan of Splatoon 2, these are the Joy-Cons for you.
Looking for another color?
The Joy-Cons above are the most available colors at most retailers, but there are other options if they don't exactly match your personal pallet. Remember that some of the following colors are much harder to find or have been discontinued, so you may have to resort to shopping on eBay.
Xtreme!: Clear Joy-Con
Although this isn't a pre-assembled Joy-Con, it's a cool mod you can do on your own. With this casing, you can see all the insides of the Joy-Cons, and it's as extreme as it was in the 90s.
Mellow yellow: Neon Yellow
This set of neon yellow Joy-Con controllers were released to coincide with the launch of ARMS. These bright controllers are hard to miss — You might even be able to see them in the dark. Unfortunately, they're pretty hard to find, so you may have to pay a bit more to grab a pair.
Hot to the touch: Neon Red
You can liven up your Switch with a set of reds (officially called "Neon Red") to pair up with your standard set. Unfortunately, the originals are hard to come by, even on sites like eBay, so you may have to alter an existing pair of Joy-Cons to fit your needs.
Tropical vibes: Animal Crossing: New Horizons Joy-Cons
Nintendo released an Animal Crossing-themed Switch bundled with the new game. Unfortunately, the only way to get this beautiful pair of pastel-colored Joy-Cons is by buying the bundle. However, eBay is an option to buy replacement shells already assembled to new Joy-Cons in the same colors.
Evergreen: Neon Green
This set of Joy-Cons match a certain scared plumber's attire and are the perfect controllers to use when playing the new game. The color was a Best Buy exclusive, but now you're better off trying to find a pair from a reseller or customizing a pair yourself.
Take me back to the 90s: SNES Joy-Con
If you'd prefer to revel in nostalgia, you should probably get your hands on these SNES-style controllers as well. If you're comfortable doing the replacements and starting a collection, these controllers will look great with all the vintage gaming gear on your shelf.
A perfect blue: Neon Blue
Blue is a trendy color, so much so that they are nearly impossible to find nowadays. So if you really want this pair, you're probably going to have to buy them used.
Dress it up: Silicone covers
Get your favorite color Joy-Cons more easily and change them whenever you want with a silicone cover. This seller even states that you can contact them if you'd like a combination of colors.
Out of the shell: eXtremeRate Replacement Joy-Con Shells
If you'd prefer more unique color options, consider switching out the shell of your Joy-Cons. There are 11 awesome colors to choose from. Just keep in mind that replacing the shell voids the warranty on your controllers. But if the warranty is already up, there's nothing to lose. This company also offers replacement backplates for your Switch console.
Victory royale: Fortnite Fleet Force Joy-Con
Fortnite has been a breakout success on every platform it has released on, including the Nintendo Switch. This Joy-Con pair is Neon Blue and Yellow and features one of Fortnite's popular characters, Peely.
The master Joy-Con: The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword Joy-Con
Releasing alongside The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword HD, these gorgeous Joy-Con have been hard to find since they've hit the scene, so you'll have to contend with third-party sellers to find yourself a pair.
What's your favorite color?
There's a plethora of official and unofficial options to upgrading your gear to your exact taste. Just make sure that you're buying an official product if you decide to go third-party, and remember that certain customization options will void your warranty, so be warned.
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