Nintendo Switch Pro Controller battery life lasts about 40 hours on a single charge

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Thanks to a unboxing video published by GameXplain we can discover the life of the battery of the Controller Pro for Nintendo Switch. The editorial staff of the known channel have already put their hands on the console and accessories, including, of course, the Pro Controller.


Thanks to a new image of the Nintendo  Switch Pro Controller box some information were revealed. With some copies of Nintendo Switch are already around the world, there are different details that have transpired over the new Nintendo console. Some regarded the hardware console, but what about the accessories?

According to reports on a recently uploaded YouTube video, the Pro Controller for Nintendo Switch will offer an additional option to synchronize the console. No longer do you need to hold the button until you see the classic menus, but simply connect the via USB the controller to the Dock of Nintendo Switch.

As reported on the package, the joypad will have a range of about 40 hours on a single charge, an interesting term when compared to those of the DualShock 4 (7 hours) and the Xbox One controller (30 hours). The Pro Controller can be recharged thanks to the supplied cable, connected to any USB port or the Switch dock. The cable can also be used to synchronize the accessory in case of problems with the Bluetooth connection.

Recall that the Pro Controller will not be included in the package of Nintendo Switch but must be purchased separately at a price of 69.99 dollars.