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Best Accessories for Nintendo Switch in 2022

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The Nintendo Switch has been around for about five years now, and it’s getting better with each new game and expansion pack that Nintendo releases.

While the console itself and the games are all fantastic, there are some accessories that you might want to invest in to make your gaming experience even better – and we’re here to tell you about them! Here are the best accessories for the Nintendo Switch in 2022 to help you enjoy the best games on Switch even more!

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A Joy-Con Grip 

With rumors that Nintendo will be dropping a new version of its console soon, there’s no telling what add-ons will be made available to users. Until then, though, you can use accessories you already have at home to improve your gaming experience with your current device.

One such accessory is a Joy-Con Grip, which clips onto one side of each Joy-Con controller to provide a more ergonomic shape similar to that of a traditional gamepad. Playing with a Joy-Con held sideways is handy if you’re playing a multiplayer game and you only have one set of Joy-Cons to use. But, when you’re playing on your own, it will be so much more comfortable if you have a Joy-Con grip!

Protective Cases

Because of its portable nature, there’s a good chance that you’ll want to transport your Nintendo Switch to and from places. To protect it while doing so, there are a number of case options available. Some are bulkier than others, and some allow more access to ports, but if you want your gaming device to survive long-term, then investing in one is a worthwhile endeavor.

 

Extra Sets of Joy-Cons

Gaming is always more fun with friends, and sharing a set of Joy-Cons isn’t always ideal. Although most games can be played successfully with one controller, it can be a little fiddly – especially for those with bigger hands!

So, investing in the second set of Joy-Cons is pretty much essential if you’re planning on playing local multiplayer games with friends or family members.

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Screen Protectors

One accessory that can be crucial to your continued enjoyment of the Nintendo Switch is a screen protector. One scratch or chip on your screen and you’ll no longer be able to enjoy playing with your device – and it could end up breaking completely if the crack worsens.

Take care of your screen by investing in one of these useful products, which will keep it safe from wear and tear while also providing comfort, protection, and ease of use as you play games. Screen protectors are especially worthwhile if you often play in handheld mode and take your Switch out of the house.

 

Carrying Bags

For those of you looking for a case to protect your console while on the go, there are loads of excellent carry cases on the market. Look for one with a padded felt inner lining to keep your precious console safe from scratches. It’s also worth investing in a carrying bag with multiple storage pockets for games, controllers, and accessories, so you can keep everything you’ll need close at hand.

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Portable Chargers

One of these will come in handy no matter where you are. Keep one charged up in your bag, and you’ll always have a backup when your Switch dies while out and about. Don’t want to spend a lot? Don’t worry, there are plenty of budget-friendly power banks on the market.

Different versions of the console have varying battery lives, so if you have one that doesn’t last as long, you’ll certainly benefit from a portable charger. It’ll give you the power you need to finish off that critical level, so you don’t have to start all over again once you’ve charged up the console at home!

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Gaming Headphones 

Gaming headphones offer high-quality sound and robust, comfortable ear cups that help block out background noise, so you can enjoy a high-quality immersive gaming experience. They generally come equipped with a microphone so you can communicate with your teammates when playing online, too.

A high-quality gaming headset is perfect for gaming on the go or at home – anywhere there are background interruptions. Noise-canceling headphones will allow you to fully concentrate on an important mission in the game and can even help you pick out the sound of enemy footsteps approaching!

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