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PowerA Reveals First Officially Licensed Wireless Controllers for Nintendo Switch

WOODINVILLE, Wash.Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — PowerA, industry leader in gaming accessories, today announced its new lineup of officially licensed controllers for Nintendo Switch, including a first of its kind Enhanced Wireless Controller offering Bluetooth wireless-enabled gameplay in a variety of styles and colors and a retro GameCube-style controller in both wireless and wired versions.

Designed for comfort during extended gaming sessions, the value packed Enhanced Wireless Controllers feature a familiar ergonomic design and mappable Advanced Gaming Buttons. These new controllers also come equipped with motion controls, standard button layout, a metallic D-pad, and up to 30 hours of gameplay. Available now for pre-order at major retailers and PowerA.com/EnhancedWireless for $49.99. These controllers come in a variety of colors and styles, including red, black, and white. The latest silhouette series features iconic characters like Mario and Link, and an exclusive retro Mario style will be available at select retailers.

“For today’s gamer, it’s all about options,” said PowerA president, Eric Bensussen. “We wanted to give our Nintendo Switch customers the freedom to play their way with innovative, stylish and high-quality controllers that don’t break the bank. Whether you’re a traditional-style gamer who enjoys the benefits of wired controllers, or one who prefers the freedom of a wireless experience, we have a controller that fits the bill. Our customers have spoken, and we’ve been listening.”

In addition, PowerA’s GameCube-style controllers are coming to consumers just in time for the holidays in both wired and wireless versions. A quickly recognizable form-factor helping gamers smash the competition. Features include motion controls (wireless version only) and an immediately comfortable button layout. The controllers offer an old-school vibe with all the modern bells and whistles. Both versions will be available for pre-order on October 8 in various authentic color options at major retailers and PowerA.com/GameCube for $49.99 in wireless and $24.99 in wired.

Enhanced Wireless Controllers for Nintendo Switch Key Features:

  • Bluetooth Wireless freedom
  • Two mappable Advanced Gaming Buttons on back of the controller
  • Motion controls
  • Ergonomic design with standard button layout
  • LEDs for power, button mapping, player number and low battery warning
  • Includes two AA batteries for up to 30 hours of gameplay
  • Officially licensed product with 2-year limited warranty

GameCube-style Wireless Controllers for Nintendo Switch Key Features:

  • Bluetooth Wireless freedom
  • Classic GameCube-style design plus larger D-pad and added left shoulder button
  • Motion controls and system buttons added for compatibility with all Nintendo Switch games
  • LEDs for power, player number and low battery warning
  • Includes two AA batteries for up to 30 hours of gameplay
  • Officially licensed product with 2-year limited warranty

GameCube-style Wired Controllers for Nintendo Switch Key Features:

  • Classic GameCube-style design plus larger D-pad and added left shoulder button
  • System buttons added for compatibility with all Nintendo Switch games
  • Detachable 10ft (3m) USB Cable with Velcro strap
  • No batteries required
  • Officially licensed product with 2-year limited warranty

The full lineup of PowerA controllers for Nintendo Switch will be available at major retailers across the US, Canada, and Europe. They will also be available on PowerA.com, with additional styles coming soon. For more details visit PowerA.com.

About PowerA
PowerA creates innovative accessory products that enhance the world’s best video game and mobile technology experiences. A brand that has become known for high standards and quality manufacturing, PowerA delivers the safest products possible including game controllers, cases, starter kits and a wide collection of other accessories. PowerA products are available across the globe at major retailers including North AmericaEuropeAustralia and Latin America. To learn more, visit PowerA.com.

Find PowerA on Social
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Twitter: @PowerA 
Instagram: @powera_gaming  
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