NES Controllers on Sale for Nintendo Switch Online Members Until May 4th

NES Controllers on Sale for Nintendo Switch Online Members Until May 4th

Looking to play NES games with their original controllers on your Switch? Now’s your time to buy and save!

Nintendo of America recently shared on Twitter that Switch Online members can save 30% on their Nintendo Entertainment System Controllers. The controllers which normally cost $59.99 are purchasable for $41.99 with this sale.

Nintendo Switch Online members already receive access to the NES and SNES library as a bonus for being signed up which now contains over 80 retro games for players to check out. Players can complete the experience of playing these games by picking up these NES controllers which are only available to Switch Online members.

Here’s some info on the controllers from their official listing.

With a Nintendo Switch Online membership, you can play enhanced NES™ games the way they’re meant to be played—using full-size Nintendo Entertainment System™ controllers!

Available for purchase only by Nintendo Switch Online members*, this 2-pack of wireless controllers offers the perfect way to play these classic NES games online, either competitively or cooperatively.


  • Rechargeable Battery – The Nintendo Entertainment System controllers can be paired and used wirelessly with Nintendo Switch Lite. However, a Nintendo Switch console with detached Joy-Con is required to charge the controllers.
  • Two Controllers – Available as a set of two controllers for competitive and cooperative fun.

This sale ends on May 4th at 11:59pm PST.

Will you be grabbing these controllers with the discount? Let us know your thoughts below.