Hardware Review: PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch (Animal Crossing Character Designs)

Hardware Review: PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Nintendo Switch (Animal Crossing Character Designs)

 

My Switch Pro Controller is my friend. I play all of my games with it and rarely ever use my Joy-Cons, and also rarely ever play my Switch outside of TV mode. So as a creature of habit, it felt weird plugging in a new controller to test out, but I did it for you and I hope you’re happy about it.

I took the PowerA Enhanced Wired Controller for Switch for a spin and played a number of games from different genres and of different play intensities to give it a fair shake. This particular controller is from their new Animal Crossing-themed lineup, and features Tom Nook peeking out at the player on the left side of the controller. It’s decked out in the cheery mint green/sky blue two-toned color combo that’s become synonymous with Animal Crossing: New Horizons, which even extends to the mint green USB cable. The face buttons are white, the d-pad and shoulder buttons are mint green, and the four buttons in the middle are brown along with the rubber tops of the joysticks. Very easy on the eyes.



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