Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drifting? These Hori replacements are just $20 right now

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con drift is (still) a real problem, but with official controllers holding their $79.99 MSRPs pretty close, finding a quick, affordable replacement while your original is being fixed isn’t always easy. That’s where Hori’s officially licensed D-Pad controllers come in – and right now you can pick up these controllers for just $19.99 (opens in new tab) in Amazon’s Nintendo Switch deals  (previously $24.99). 

You’re only saving $5 here, but we seldom see too much off the original price here – this is the cheapest these Zelda and Pokemon models have been all year. Plus, it beats dropping $80 on a whole new official set. The Hori D-Pad Nintendo Switch controllers also have another trick up their sleeve – and the clue’s in the name. 

Gone are the small quad buttons, and instead you’ll find a full real-life d-pad here – perfect if you prefer the feel of a traditional controller under your thumb. We’ve only ever seen the Zelda model $5 cheaper in previous Nintendo Switch deals, but that was way back in October and prices haven’t shifted too far since. Plus, the Pokemon version has never seen a discount larger than this one. 

You’ll find both of these Joy-Con alternatives just below, and plenty more Nintendo Switch deals further down the page. 

Today’s best Nintendo Switch controller deals

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Hori D-Pad Controller (L) – Zelda | $24.99 $19.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $5 – Whether you need a quick replacement for your Joy-Con or you’re just after that classic D-pad feel, this officially licensed Hori replacement is an excellent alternative for just under $20. We have seen it $5 cheaper in the past – but that was way back in October, and this is the lowest price we’ve seen this year.

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Hori D-Pad Controller (L) – Pokemon | $24.99 $19.99 at Amazon (opens in new tab)
Save $5 – If you’d prefer the electrifying gaze of Pikachu to be on you as your thumbs twiddle, you’ll also find this Pokemon version of the Hori Joy-Con replacement for just $19.99. This version has actually never been cheaper as well.

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More of today’s best Nintendo Switch deals

If you’re after more Nintendo Switch accessories to keep your experience fresh, you’ll find a range of offers on everything from controllers to headsets available right now. We’re rounding up the latest Nintendo Switch deals on some of our top picks just below. 

Of course, we’re also showing you all the best Nintendo Switch headsets and the best Nintendo Switch SD cards we’ve had our hands on. For more discounts, though, be sure to check out the latest cheap Nintendo Switch games and al,so get your eye in before next month’s Amazon Prime Day Nintendo Switch deals

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