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Afterglow Wireless Deluxe Controller

Nintendo Switch
Afterglow Wireless Deluxe Controller is rated 3.9 out of 5 by 70.
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Cut the cord and go wireless with the Afterglow™ Wireless Deluxe Controller for Nintendo Switch! Choose your glow with the Prismatic LED lighting and get extra-long play time with the built-in rechargeable battery.



  • Wireless connectivity and a 40-hour rechargeable battery for longer playtime
  • Colorful LED light design with customizable colors and lighting modes
  • Motion control to maximize your gameplay
  • Dual programmable paddle-style back buttons to fit the way you play
  • Officially licensed by Nintendo
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Rated 5 out of 5 by from PdP afterglow wireless Nintendo switch controller I have tested the pdp afterglow wireless controller very well, while playing the new Pokémon sword game. I used this all throughout finishing the game, and I must say it’s an amazing controller. Battery life is great and I didn’t experience any type of input lag or latency from the controller to the switch. It feels very good in the hand similar to an Xbox one controller. All the buttons are very clicky and responsive and feel good. The color lighting in the controller is an additional bonus that make it look even better especially while playing in the dark :) you can choose from different colors and modes and they look fantastic. I would definitely recommend anybody looking for a switch wireless controller to pick this one up from PDP. You won’t be disappointed. Worth every penny!
Date published: 2019-12-10
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Really cool controller! This controller works perfectly with my gaming system. The pairing process was very easy and connected flawlessly. The material feels nice in your hands and it appears and feels well made and strong. When playing, the sensitivity meets all expectations and enhances the gaming experience. The changing light colors only adds to this amazing gaming experience. Overall, I would recommend this contorller.
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Interesting device This controller is very solid and good built. All buttons are smooth and responsive. I can't compare it to the Pro controller but quality looks very good, maybe plastic is little bit slippery. I've played a lot Mario Kart and Fortnite and haven't noticed any problems. Main feature of the controller is RGB LED backlights and they are really cool, especially when you play at night. It is possible to set different colors(red, green, blue and some in between), and different modes (turn off, different brightness, colors cycling and fading). My son was very excited to play with different settings. Additional plus is that controller is fully wireless and you get a freedom to play how you like. Only downside that battery life is only 20 hours. With my style of play (1-2 hours per day) battery is enough for approximately a week. Backlight adds an interesting effect to the charging process: it changing color from red(need to charge) to green (fully charged). Pros: Glow lights Wireless Gyro Programmatical buttons Con: No rumble No audio 20 hours of battery life
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great Remote! I wanted a Switch remote since I find the joycons to small and I can't play for very long with my hands cramped up. This remote is perfect for most games. I especially like the customizable colors you can make it. I didn't notice any difference in sensitivity or connection time compared to the joycons. I think it's one of the best controllers on the market for the Switch and it's even officially licensed. Not all games allow pro-controllers, so make sure the game you want to use it for supports it. I can use it for Katamari, but not for Taiko Drum Master.
Date published: 2019-12-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Awesome Upgrade After using the stock Switch controllers for the first year, I decided to upgrade to this model. This controller has flawless compatability with the Nintendo Switch system, including a painless pairing process. The first thing I noticed is how smooth the joysticks are in comparison to the stock controllers. The layout is ergonomical with a comfortable grip and button layout. The kids love the lights! It's highly sought after when playing multiplayer in the household. The only thing lacking is rumble, so if that's something you need take note.
Date published: 2019-12-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Everyone loves it! I got this controller for my husband but my kids quickly claimed it! They loved the light feature and each have a favorite color they like to use while playing. We all love that it’s wireless, it makes playing together so much easier. We have had no issues with connecting and find it very responsive! I also really appreciate the self charging feature and love that I don’t have to constantly replace batteries like I do in my other system’s controllers. I would definitely recommend this controller!
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Stopped working after less than a month After less than a month, the controller stopped turning on. I'm charging it by plugging it into the usb port on the switch console. It glows red until it gets charged then it turns green. But, when I disconnect to pair it, it won't turn on again. Less than a month of use. Garbage controller
Date published: 2021-02-05
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Nice but broken I bought this about a week maybe 2 ago and it worked fine for about 3-5 minutes. Then the buttons started sticking. Currently after only about an hour of overall use I have lost function of 2 buttons and can’t use the controlller anymore. A $40 glowing light I guess? :(
Date published: 2020-04-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing Controller My controller is amazing and I love the design of it. One problem I have is connecting it to my PC wirelessly which is a huge let down. For some reason it doesn't even show up as a pdp afterglow when connected wirelessly but it does show up and work fine wired. I just wish it was wireless on PC too. Other than that this is a solid controller. I also have the pdp fight pad pro as well and I love it as well.
Date published: 2020-09-09
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Has some drawbacks I’ll start by saying that this pairs easily with the Nintendo Switch, and the color function is bright and fun and a big hit with my 5 year old. If bought for a kid it’s great, but as an adult I have some complaints. First, it doesn’t have a rumble function which makes it unusable for a few games that rely on that function. Second, the buttons click pretty loudly and the extra personal programmable buttons on the back seem like a great idea but are so easy to hit with your fingers just from holding the controller normally. Finally, you must have the charge cable it shipped with to charge it. Our other charging cables won’t fit in the charging port. Not a major issue but it just makes it less easy to deal with. Again, it lights up and that’s a big hit in our house, but functionally there are some drawbacks.
Date published: 2019-12-05
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing remote!!! Worked great, syncs to my switch with ease, I recommend this remote to anyone, I've had no issues with it. I love that its wireless, on top of that im able to change the colors on it. I gave the remote to my brother who uses it on his switch and it has never failed him not even once.
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Wireless Controller This product was used by my little cousin on his Nintendo wii the controller charged very fast. The connection was not as easy when connected but one I removed it from the system connection was done with no issues. He loves it and plays it everyday. I would definitely recommend this product. He loved all the colors the controller changed. And he likes the fact that he can move around with the controller.
Date published: 2019-12-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect controller This controller is perfect for an gamer. My son loves it connected to his switch it allows him so much more room instead of right next to the console when it's on his tv. Even my husband things its amazing.
Date published: 2019-12-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect for gaming in groups! So, I got a Nintendo switch last year and it’s been adored by all of the family members. However, the controllers it comes with, quite frankly, stink. They’re hard for those of us who are older to hold onto. Enter this amazing product! Most controllers you find are wired, and that’s so annoying because then you’re strapped to a certain area to game. This wireless controller, however, allows you to roam freely! It’s made game nights so much easier, since we can all have a turn and can sit where ever. My son adores it even in handheld mode. He actually prefers it over the nunchucks that come with the system! He has poor motor control, so this is less intense for him to use. Add in the rainbow of colors it shines and it’s the best thing ever! On a practical note, I love that it auto shuts off when you close the system down. It saves battery that way and you don’t have to worry about charging as much. However, charging is a breeze! I’ve only had to charge it once since receiving it and had zero issues. I’ve had no issues with usage and distance from the system, but we haven’t pressed it further than a few feet.
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from My son loves it. My son thinks this controller is soo cool. He really likes the color when it lights up. Depending on the game he plays it is a super cool feature to have. There is no vibration which would of been nice for a lot of the games my son plays. The cordless is perfect to have him sit comfortably in the couch where I'm sitting, far enough from the tv. Overall a great controller and very durable so far for a ten year old.
Date published: 2019-12-06
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great controller One thing I really liked about this controller is it felt like I was about to have more control while I was playing video games and since I am already familiarized with a similar control since I also own an Xbox it was easy to adapt to it. I don’t also have to be super close to the tv since I get the signal from all the way to my bed. It also take a long time before it shows up low battery and it starts going red when it is needed to charge but charges super fast. Overall good product.
Date published: 2019-12-11
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Lightening Show First of all, I would like to express how much fun this wireless controller is. I was able to pair it with my music app and the lights showed with the beat of the music......so much fun. The controller is easy to connect to the game and the wireless function gives you so much control to be able to be anywhere in the room and still play the game. You will no longer be confined to the 3 ft cords.
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent controller for all ages! We bought the switch for the house as a Christmas present last year and we have been using the joy-con controller it came with.. We didn't realize what we have been missing out on until we got this controller! First, this thing is wireless which is amazing in itself! Most switch controllers are wired and that's not necessarily a bad thing if you don't mind the wires.. But, having two dogs and a 5 year old in this house, that makes for a bad combination. We've only had to charge it once, so it appears that battery life is decent. Second, the color change to whatever you want is pretty amazing even if you're an adult. If you have more than one it makes it easy to tell which controller belongs to who. Another awesome feature is the auto shut off; when the system gets shut off, the remote turns off.. Hello, battery saver! It's a not too heavy or big for little hands either.. All around, this is a great controller!
Date published: 2019-12-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice glow, good controls, kind of slippery nice lighting, good controls, fits really nice into my hand. I've had it for about a week so i can't say for certain whether it's going to get joycon drift eventually or not, but for right now the controls are really responsive. I was worried about battery life since it doesn't display that on the console itself, but the lights on the controller turn off when the battery is low, so that's a good indicator of battery life. Overall really good, i'm actually thinking about getting another one so me and my brother can play mario kart together without either of us having the handicap of joycon drift. The only thing that i don't really like is the texture. Since it's such smooth plastic it starts to slip around whenever i'm playing more stressful games and that kinda limits my play time, but that really doesn't effect how the controller plays at all.
Date published: 2020-05-07
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Only one thing missing Overall it's a great controller and while I accidentally hit the back programmable buttons ever so often, it's not enough to really worry about. The one feature it is missing that I use however is the NFC feature for amiibos. On several of my games I have to have a spare controller near by. Overall though I'm pretty pleased and the controller has a nice fit in my hands.
Date published: 2020-01-19
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Was great til it died. I literally bought the remote today, charged it up until it turned steady green. Played for an hour and the battery just died.
Date published: 2020-03-09
Rated 2 out of 5 by from Buttons Ruin Gameplay I needed a new controller for my switch, so I decided to get this because it looked fairly cool. When I was playing Rocket League, my car would jump for no reason although I wasn't pressing the jump button. I was boosting using the A button, not pressing the B button. At first I thought it was the paddle back button, so I removed it. BUT, my car was still jumping without me pressing the B. I changed my controller binds to see if it was a game glitch and then return them to normal because I am not going to learn new binds because of a controller. That didn't fix the problem, so I ended up returning. Bottom line: Buttons were not functioning normally and caused unwanted movements in games. The controller overall looks very nice but, the buttons feel so cheap and bulky. The paddle back button is also annoying because that button constantly gets pressed accidentally, ruining preformance. I feel this controller has good potential but, I was disappointed.
Date published: 2020-03-23
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Worked wonderfully for a while... We got one of these controllers back when they first came out, and it worked great! Although recently it's been having an issue where the controller tries to turn itself on. I wake up in the morning with my switch turned on because the controller keeps waking it up in the night. Nothing i've tried so far has been able to fix it, so I was just going to take the battery out. But you can't do that either.
Date published: 2020-04-29
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Could Be Better. Disappointing. Never even got the controller but received the headset. Not worth the 70 bucks. I contacted customer service and even that was like pulling teeth.
Date published: 2020-06-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Amazing I bought this is store cause I'm addicted tp buying new controllers. I just LOVE this one. Easy to configure, feels great, custom buttons, amazing lights,.. I'm only giving 4 instead of 5 stars because the charging cable is microUSB instead of USBc, plus it feels kinda flimsy and easily comes loose. (Also no headphone jack compared to the wired one but we have nintendo to blame for that sadly)
Date published: 2020-05-18
Rated 4 out of 5 by from very nice this thing works grate and looks even better. only thing i have as a problem is after syncing to the Switch console is that there is no battery indicator for it gust that it is connected. if this is a bug with my controller i could use some help trying to fix this. if this is something with the switch it self i hope a update comes that will make this right.
Date published: 2021-04-19
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Beauty that Delivers! This controller is so easy to setup. It responds better than the official Nintendo Pro Controller. Custom back buttons are fantastic. It truly is genius. I love customizing my light color.. gorgeous! Why did it not get a full 5 Star rating? It doesn’t have vibration. Trust me it work incredible without it, I just like the vibration feedback.
Date published: 2021-03-06
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Nice I am very happy, because this company took great control, in addition to supporting Nintendo and I feel very satisfied, in a nutshell it is a perfect control for my tastes, I recommend this control 100%
Date published: 2020-02-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from The best controller with paddles I bought PDP afterglow wireless controller a week ago and I’m really like it just because the paddles I don’t really like buying controllers but I just bought this one because I wanted the paddles for having good gameplay and the lights are another one of the good features and love the variety of lights I can have.
Date published: 2020-02-06
Rated 1 out of 5 by from Sucks soooooooooo bad I got this for my birthday on the ninth of April and only two of the color modes work and the plug in outlet is to small for any of my chargers
Date published: 2020-04-19
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