This is Joy‑Con™
One controller or two, vertical or sideways, motion controls or buttons…Joy‑Con and Nintendo Switch give you total gameplay flexibility.
Share the fun
Start a gaming party anytime with multiplayer games for Nintendo Switch*. Use additional Joy‑Con controllers, Nintendo Switch Pro Controllers, or a combo of the two.
*Additional Joy‑Con or Nintendo Switch Pro controllers required for multiplayer modes; sold separately. Multiplayer features vary by game; see individual games for details.
More Nintendo Switch features
Keep the focus on fun by using parental controls to manage how your family interacts with Nintendo Switch.
You can manage Nintendo eShop purchases via your Nintendo Account. You may also limit sharing on social networks, restrict access to games based on their ESRB ratings, and more. A free app gives you even more choices and a handy way to manage your Nintendo Switch parental controls from anywhere via your mobile device.Learn more about why Nintendo Switch is great for all ages
You can buy digital versions of games from Nintendo eShop on your Nintendo Switch system or from the Nintendo website.See games
Easily take and save screenshots using the Capture Button on the left Joy‑Con. Then view, add text, and share to social networks from your album.
News and announcements
Get the latest updates on game releases, Nintendo events, announcements, and more, with your free Nintendo Account.
Built-in amiibo™ support
You can use amiibo accessories to enjoy fun in-game extras in compatible games on Nintendo Switch. Simply tap an amiibo to the NFC touchpoint on the right Joy-Con controller or the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller.
Take a closer look
Battery life can last for more than six hours, but will vary depending on the software and usage conditions. For example, The Legend of Zelda™: Breath of the Wild can be played for roughly 3 hours on a single charge.
32GB of internal memory, a portion of which is reserved for use by the system. Users can easily expand storage space using microSDHC or microSDXC cards.
6.2-inch, multi-touch capacitive touch screen; can display a resolution of 1280 x 720.
Games, system, amiibo figures, and some accessories sold separately. Visit nintendo.com/amiibo for details on amiibo functionality.