Buy HORI USA’s New Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro

Disclosure: A Split Pad Pro was provided to for promotional/coverage purposes by HORI USA.

Built to maximize ergonomic comfort for playing in handheld mode, HORI USA’s Split Pad Pro for Nintendo Switch offers an alternative to the out-of-box Joy-Cons with a gamepad-style design sure to please gamers who are longing for a more traditional controller feel.

Each half of the Split Pad Pro has the size and form factor of a full-size controller, including larger grips, analog sticks, and buttons, as well as a traditional D-pad on the left side instead of individual directional buttons. Gamers with grownup sized hands, this is the peripheral for you!

Additionally, the Split Pad Pro offers advanced features, including programmable FL and FR rear buttons, one on each controller half, that fall naturally under the tips of the middle and ring fingers, and Turbo buttons for rapid fire functionality.

The Split Pad Pro’s full-size comfort is matched by a sleek aesthetic branded with a Daemon X Machina theme, the black casing and buttons accented by red analog sticks and a red X button printed to match that of the game’s logo. Fans of the mech brawler are sure to love this cool extra flourish.

HORI USA’s Daemon X Machina Edition Nintendo Switch Split Pad Pro is available now for $49.99. Purchase yours today at

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