Nintendo is dropping the worth of shopping for a single Pleasure-Con controller by half right down to $39.99. That’s $10 lower than the unique $49.99 the corporate initially charged for single controller replacements. The newly priced Pleasure-Con will probably be out there beginning on November ninth.
Apparently, Nintendo seems to solely be discounting two very particular fashions of its controllers: a proper Pleasure-Con in purple, and a left Pleasure-Con in blue — precisely matching the 2 controllers which might be included in Nintendo’s default blue/purple Change SKU.
Beginning on 11/9, single #NintendoSwitch Pleasure-Con controllers will probably be out there for buy for $39.99. Select from the left Pleasure-Con controller in Neon Blue, and the fitting Pleasure-Con controller in Neon Crimson. pic.twitter.com/wXW8BEssS7
— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) October 23, 2020
Shopping for a single Pleasure-Con tends to solely make sense for purchasers who need to substitute a damaged or misplaced Pleasure-Con. It additionally may provide extra choices to anybody affected by Nintendo’s notorious Pleasure-Con drift challenge that merely would like to swap out their problematic controller for a brand new one (though Nintendo remains to be providing free repairs for that challenge, at the least for now.)
Nonetheless unchanged is the $79.99 steered retail value for a full set of Change controllers (though there does appear to be an unrelated sale on Amazon proper now that drops the worth for a brand new set right down to $69.99). The brand new single Pleasure-Con value, nonetheless, signifies that you’ll be capable of simply substitute only a single Pleasure-Con for half the price of a full new set, as a substitute of being pressured to pay a $10 premium for a single controller ought to you want to substitute one.