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Modder Makes One-Handed Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controller

Popular modder Akaki Kuumeri continues his series of creating custom accessibility accessories by creating a one-handed Nintendo Switch controller.

Share your creations on his youtube channel, Kuumeri posted a step-by-step development process for a one-handed adapter. Its final version allows a left- or right-handed player to play his Nintendo Switch games entirely with just one hand.

Kuumeri shows off the final product he also sells on Etsy At around $200, it’s been used in a variety of games with complex control inputs such as The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, Kirby and the Forgotten Lands, and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. As a particularly difficult MinMin in Arms.

Kuumeri, who has previously created one-handed adapters for the PlayStation 5’s DualSense controller and Xbox series controllers, commented that the Joy-Cons are the easiest to adapt.

Kuumeri took advantage of this when creating a Joy-Con adapter, allowing one of the Joy-Cons to be flipped over and the left stick pressed against the other side to move the character around like in Breath of the Wild. make it possible. He also inverts the inputs (so left is left and right is right) so he can use 3D-printed connectors to control the triggers and face buttons.

Kuumeri, who spoke to IGN about his DualSense adapter in January, said that Sony itself hasn’t done anything about accessibility, so they’ve started modding the one-handed adapter.

Image credit: Akaki Kuumeri on YouTube

Ryan Dinsdale is an IGN freelancer. He talks about witchers all day long.

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