Nintendo Switch Accessories Announced; Includes Headset, Carry Bag, Control Caps & More


The first range of Nintendo Switch compatible accessories have been announced by German manufacturer Snakebyte.

According to Snakebyte, the accessories have been designed to “to enhance the portable nature of the Switch console”.  “The Snakebyte range has been produced with a strong emphasis on quality, catering to gamers of all ages and robust enough to survive the most demanding of trips”,  read the official press release.

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Products for the Switch include a foldable headset, and a Starter Kit for Nintendo’s upcoming hybrid platform:

Nintendo Switch Foldable Headset
Ideal for on-the-go gaming, the Foldable Headset features powerful 40mm drivers for crisp, clear gaming audio. Neatly folds up when travelling, making it the perfect companion to your Switch tablet.

Nintendo Switch Starter Kit
Featuring all the essential accessories a gamer could ask for, the Starter Kit features a Carry Bag, Stereo Earbuds, Cleaning Cloth, Screen Protector, Control Caps and Game Cases to allow for an enhanced gaming experience and protection for the tablet screen and games.

“We expect our range of Switch accessories to be high quality and thoughtfully designed, ideal for a day one purchase alongside new console sales”, said Nick Repenning, CEO for Snakebyte USA. “We believe that the new products announced today will allow us to continue growing market share in our gaming hardware business and look forward to sharing further details soon.”

The Switch accessory lineup is expected to ship in Spring 2017, probably somewhere around the Switch’s launch this March.