In 2023, there is no shortage of Nintendo Switch controllers of all varieties, from pro-style gamepads to retro-infused controllers and everything in between. Though the Nintendo Switch is the rare modern console that comes with everything you need for (two-person) multiplayer for many games thanks to the Joy-Con, a lot of Switch owners will inevitably want different options. To put it simply, there are a bunch of controllers out there that are better for both playing Switch on your TV and in handheld mode. We’ve rounded up the best Nintendo Switch controllers in 2023.

The Switch Pro controller is an easy and safe choice, but numerous third-party controllers give it a run for its money. We’ve picked out the best Switch controllers for just about every type of game and experience. Depending on what you play, you may even want to pick up a couple of the controllers on this list.

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