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You can now use your cell phone as a Joy-Con for the Nintendo Switch



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You can now use your cell phone as a Joy-Con for the Nintendo Switch


Joy-Cons aren’t the best controllers on the market, especially when compared to the DualShock 4 and Xbox One controller. On top of this, overuse of Nintendo controllers can cause the infamous “joy-con drift.” If you don’t have the money to buy more Joy-Cons, or just want to take great care of your Animal Crossing special edition controller, you can always choose to use an Android phone instead.

A fan has shared a video on the Nintendo Switch subreddit, where you can clearly see how he uses an Android app to replace a Joy-Con with a cell phone. The app goes by the name of JoyCon Droid and it practically gives you the opportunity to use a virtual controller.

Using an Android phone as a JoyCon from NintendoSwitch

Sure, sometimes this isn’t the best way to experience titles like Super Mario Odyssey, but maybe it’s all you need to enjoy an afternoon friends and Super Mario Party.

Speaking of the Switch, it was recently revealed that games like Blair Witch are coming to the Nintendo Switch. On the other hand, the beloved indie, Exit the Gungeon, is now available on the hybrid console.