SNAKEBYTE Announce Wireless GAME:PAD S PRO for Nintendo Switch

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  1. T-hug
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    "The GAME:PAD S PRO offers a premium, console experience for Switch owners. Ideal for playing at home, the GAME:PAD S PRO uses the same state-of-the-art Bluetooth connection as the Joy-Con controllers, ensuring full compatibility and a rock solid connection."

    Full PR below:​


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    Great, so we go from a bad DPAD in the Pro Controller, to nightmareland here.
    Nice move.
     
  3. eduall

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    ugly design and never buy it!
     
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    I can't help but find the automatic emojis amusing lol
     
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    Yeah I wonder if that is intentional lol

    I quite like the design but nope to the d-pad.
     
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    Is that the same state of the art bluetooth that lost connection as soon as a fly came between the joycon and the Switch?

    Jokes aside, the fact that gbatemp puts those :P in the name is just great.
     
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    In your basement Dick Size: 5 meters.
    Even the name isn't really sure about the controller.
     
  8. Saiyan Lusitano

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    Eesh, the Switch went from having no third party controllers to having one too many third party controllers. :P

    I'd skip that, the "d-pad" looks worse than the one on the left Joy-Con and the handles don't appear to be comfortable to hold.
     
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    The Bluetooth module is good enough, it's the antenna design on the left joycon specifically that causes issues - due to being less packed than the right joycon Nintendo opted for an on-pcb antenna rather than a more reliable external antenna as on the right one which lead to random disconnects due to interference from the other elements on the board as well as other equipment nearby.
     
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    Gotta admit that I knew this already. What made me scratch my head was them calling it state-of-the-art since that's the first time I've heard the switch's bluetooth module described that way. Ah, marketing...
     
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    Anyone noticed the A/B/X/Y buttons look like they'll be clicky than smushy?
     
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    i'll stick with my official pro CON
     
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    I've heard this rumor the Inkling Pro Con fixes the DPAD problem, I am really interested to go to the stores and check if the rumor is true.
     
  14. LukeHasAWii

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    I counted 9 :P for the record.
    Looks pretty cool.
     
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    WAT?
     
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    Joules. /s

    My ProCon also has this annoying you-can-press-the-dpad-in-the-center problem, so I want to check myself if that is fixed in the funny colors Pro Con.
     
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    but it Does/will have Amiibo support?
    they better change that D-Pad ASAP! otherwise, I might consider it...IF and ONLY IF it´s cheaper than Nintendo's offer.
     
  19. TheDarkGreninja

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    I like the pro controllers d-pad what do you hate about it?

    On another note, I don't think an item description that makes use of that many ":P" should be trusted.

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    Probably not seeing as how the Nintendo reader used is probably patented.
     
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    Look a couple of posts above, here.
    Also here.
     
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