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8BitDo’s Pro 2 controller drops to all-time low in Amazon’s gaming sale

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was already great value at the regular price of $50, but now the controller has fallen to an all-time low on Amazon. To be on sale for $42.50that’s 15 percent off the usual price.

Buy 8BitDo Pro 2 Controller at Amazon – $42.50

As with the , the Pro 2 is compatible with Nintendo Switch, Windows, macOS, Android and Raspberry Pi. This time the controller has two back buttons. Like all other inputs, those buttons on the handles (where your ring finger or pinky can rest, of course) are fully customizable via a Windows, Mac, Android and iOS app. The controller also has a profile configuration switch so you can switch between three input configurations without launching the app.

It’s a little disappointing that the controller isn’t compatible with iOS devices, PlayStation or Xbox. However, for those who game on just about any other major platform, the 8BitDo Pro 2 is worth checking out, especially if you pick up a cheap smartphone clip so you can play cloud gaming titles just about anywhere.


Elsewhere as part of Amazon’s Game Accessory Sale, you can save on Razer’s wired Wolverine V2 Chroma controller. It also fell to an all-time low. Bee , the white variant is slightly cheaper than the black model ($130). The controller usually costs:

Buy Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma (White) at Amazon – $127.50
Buy Razer Wolverine V2 Chroma (Black) at Amazon – $130

The Wolverine V2 Chroma is compatible with Xbox consoles and PC. It’s a worthy alternative to Microsoft’s Elite Wireless Series 2 controller.

It has six more buttons than a standard Xbox controller, and they can all be remapped. They can be useful for quickly building structures in Fortnite (once that ) or performing quick combos. There’s also full RGB support via Razer’s Xbox controller app, interchangeable thumbsticks, and a hair-trigger mode that could give you an edge over your rivals.

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