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  • 10/08/2022

How to connect a Nintendo Switch Pro controller to PC

The official gamepad is undoubtedly one of the best Nintendo Switch controllers, but you can also connect your Pro Controller to PC for the best of both worlds as well. Sure, there are some incredible controllers for PC out there, but the best gamepad is, ultimately, the one you have. If you don't want to stuff your shelves full of pricey thumbsticks, doubling up is a solid option.

How to connect a Nintendo Switch Pro controller to PC

Not only is it convenient but the excellent battery life and comfortable design of the Pro Controller make it an excellent addition to your PC gaming setup. There are two tried and tested methods for connecting your Switch Pro Controller to your PC or laptop; through a cable and via Bluetooth.

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Tabitha Baker

Currently Managing Editor of hardware at GamesRadar+, I originally landed in hardware at our sister site TechRadar before moving over to GamesRadar. In between, I've written for Tom’s Guide, Wireframe, The Indie Game Website and That Video Game Blog, covering everything from the PS5 launch to the Apple Pencil. Now, i'm focused on Nintendo Switch, gaming laptops (and the keyboards and mice that come with them), and tracking everything that suggests VR is about to take over our lives.