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Nyko releases 360° video to showcase their Switch accessories

Not quite sure why Nyko felt this video needed to be produced in 360°, but there you have it. Click and drag around the video to see what Nyko has to offer for Switch owners.

Nyko Releases Core Controller and Kick Stand for Nintendo Switch

LOS ANGELES - November 14, 2017 - Nyko Technologies, the inventive LA-based video game accessories manufacturer, today announced the launch of Core Controller and Kick Stand for Nintendo Switch. These new additions to Nyko’s Nintendo Switch line of accessories help gamers fully enjoy their game sessions no matter where they play. The Core Controller is available at Amazon and Kick Stand for Nintendo Switch are now available at Amazon and GameStop for an MSRP of $19.99 and $4.99 respectively.

"Core Controller is a great, affordable accessory for those marathon gaming sessions, with a long enough cord to play at comfortable distance while the Switch is docked," said Chris Arbogast, Nyko's Director of Sales and Marketing. "The Kick Stand is made of metal and has become one of our most popular pre-ordered products, so it's clear there's high demand for a sturdier prop for the Nintendo Switch. Both of these strengthen our growing lineup of solutions for the popular console, most recently adding Portable Docking Kit, Thin Case, and Charge Base, among others."

Core Controller is an affordable and ergonomic controller with a 9.8 foot cable which makes it perfect for any entertainment system. The wired connection between the Nintendo Switch and Core Controller allows for a near instant response time that is perfect for making split second plays in fighting and shooter games. With a form fitting build and turbo functionality, Core Controller is perfect for docked gameplay.

Kick Stand for Nintendo Switch is a replacement kickstand made of metal which can be easily installed to provide a sturdy foundation and extra storage for MicroSD cards. Kick Stand is an affordable solution for gamers who enjoy playing their Nintendo Switch in Tabletop Mode.

Nyko releases firmware update for Switch portable docking kit

We are pleased to announce that there is a firmware updated available for Portable Docking Kit that will address the issue of waking the Switch after putting it into sleep mode on the dock.

This post will serve as a guide on how to updated you dock to the new firmware.

You will need the following to update the firmware:

Firmware update file
Nyko Portable Dock
USB A to Type-C™ cable
Paperclip

Get the full details here

Nyko Releases Portable Docking Kit and Boost Pak for Nintendo Switch



SAN FRANCISCO - Oct. 11, 2017 - Inventive console accessories manufacturer Nyko today launched Portable Docking Kit and Boost Pak, two new products for the Nintendo Switch™. The highly anticipated Portable Docking Kit lets gamers connect their Nintendo Switch to any HDMI TV with ease while on-the-go. The kit comes with a Type-C AC adapter and HDMI cable, and the dock features three USB ports. The dockable Boost Pak extends gameplay by after the Switch’s internal battery runs out. Portable Docking Kit is now available at Walmart, GameStop, and Nyko.com for an MRSP of $49.99, while Boost Pak is available at Walmart and Nyko.com for an MSRP of $29.99.

“With Portable Docking Kit, we’ve created an affordable, compact docking solution that suits the on-the-go design of the Switch,” said Chris Arbogast, Nyko’s VP of Sales and Marketing. “Now, gamers can easily charge their Switch and enable TV mode no matter where they are.”

Portable Docking Kit key features

Includes an HDMI cable for connecting to any TV
Compact, portable design
Enables TV mode on the Nintendo Switch
Powered by a Type-C AC adapter (included)
Features two USB 2.0 ports and one USB 3.0 port

Boost Pak key features

Enables up to 50% of additional playtime after the internal battery runs out
Easily recharges through a Type-C cable or the dock
Dockable - players can keep Boost Pak attached while the console is docked

Another look at Nyko's Joy-Con Swivel Grip

Get a new hold on the Joy-Con™ controller with Swivel Grip for Nintendo Switch™. Swivel Grip adds a controller like grip to the Joy-Con controller and provides a more ergonomic feel than the Joy-Con alone. Perfect for longer gameplay sessions. The grips swivel into place to provide more of a traditional controller-like feel or collapse and attach the Joy-Con to the Nintendo Switch. Swivel Grip does not need to removed to attach the Joy-Con to the console and the functionality of the face and shoulder buttons are preserved. Installation is simple, just separate the top and bottom piece of Swivel Grip and place the Joy-Con inside.

Added size and controller-like grip improves comfort for longer gameplay sessions
Grips swivel intro place or out of the way for easy storage
Does not interfere with any buttons or ports
Easy installation
Can be left attached when the Joy-Con is connect to the Nintendo Switch

Nyko reveals a ton of Switch accessories, including a portable dock and cell phone clip grip

Power Shell Case

Power Shell Case is a dual-purpose case for Nintendo Switch - it’s the perfect solution for storing the console and up to 12 games (or 11 games and two Micro-SD cards) when not in use, and includes a 6000 mAh battery pack for easy recharging of the console with the included integrated Type-C cable. The Type-C cable and accompanying cable management system are integrated into the interior of the case to help keep the cable tidy. Power Shell Case also features a Micro-USB port on the outside of the case and comes with a separate Micro-USB cable to easily recharge the internal battery pack. To guard against overheating, the Power Shell Case comes with a built-in auto shutoff feature that prevents recharging of the console while the case is fully closed. The case also includes a built-in, collapsible stand that easily flips up to support the console in Table-Top mode. The stand features a cutout pass-through for the built-in charging cable, allowing the console to continue charging while in use. Power Shell Case will be available in July 2017 for an MSRP of $39.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Portable Docking Kit for Switch

Portable Docking Kit is a compact docking station that allows players to easily connect the Switch console to a TV without carrying their home dock everywhere with them. Powered by a USB Type-C AC Adapter, the kit keeps the Switch charged while playing on the TV and includes a built-in stand to keep the console upright, with ports for the HDMI cable and AC adapter. Portable Docking Kit will be available in Fall 2017 for an MSRP of $44.99, and will soon be available for pre-order on Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Charge Block for Joy-Con

Charge Block is a sleek drop-and-charge solution for Joy-Cons that allows players to easily slide and charge up to four controllers in each block. Charge Block for Joy-Con is compatible with Nyko’s existing line of Charge Blocks for PS4 and Xbox One controllers, and users can connect blocks from the various platforms to create a universal charging system. Charge Block plugs into a USB port or AC outlet for recharging. Charge Block for Joy-Con will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $19.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Charge Block Pro for Switch

Charge Block Pro is a sleek drop-and-charge solution for Nintendo’s Pro Wireless Controller for Switch. Charge Block Pro uses Nyko’s patented dongle system to allow users to easily drop their charger into the block for seamless charging. Compatible with Nyko’s existing line of Charge Blocks, Charge Block Pro can connect to Charge Blocks for Xbox One, PS4, and the Joy-Cons to create a universal charging system. Charge Block Pro plugs into a USB port or AC outlet for recharging. Charge Block Pro will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $19.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Charge Base for Switch

Charge Base is a Type-C charging dock that easily stores and charges both the Switch console and two additional Joy-Con controllers. It plugs into any wall outlet and is the perfect secondary charging dock and stand for long gaming sessions. Charge Base for Switch will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $29.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Clip Grip Power

Clip Grip Power is an ergonomic attachment that allows users to mount their cell phone to easily interact with the Nintendo Online App while playing. Clip Grip Power also includes an internal battery, which gives users extra play time by serving as a versatile secondary power source for the Joy-Cons, cell phone, or Switch console itself. It also includes built-in storage for game cards and Micro-SD cards inside the grip for easy access. Clip Grip Power will be available later this month for an MSRP of $24.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Power Pak

Power Pak is a 5000 mAh battery pack that provides up to two times the battery life of Switch. Power Pak easily recharges using a Type-C cable, and includes a reinforced, collapsible kickstand that supports both the Switch and the added weight of Power Pak. Power Pak will be available in July 2017 for an MSRP of $39.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Boost Pak for Switch

Boost Pak is a power pack that attaches to the base of the Switch console to serve as an additional battery source for extended playing time. It features a dedicated power button so that it can easily be turned on when needed, without wasting additional battery life. Boost Pak is dockable and can remain attached when Switch is docked in TV mode, and easily recharges via an included Type-C cable. Boost Pak also has a toggle that lets users control their charging mode when docked, allowing them to either charge both the Switch and Boost Pak simultaneously, or charge the Switch while outputting the video signal to the TV. Boost Pak will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $29.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Intercooler for Switch

Intercooler is a modular airflow accessory that pushes cool air into the back of the Switch dock to provide greater airflow for the console’s intake. Intercooler features built-in temperature sensors that turn it on and off as needed, and the modular design allows players to use the dock in both horizontal and vertical positions. Intercooler is easily set up by replacing the back panel of the dock, which then attaches to the back of the Intercooler. It is connected and powered via the USB port on the side or back of the dock using an included micro-USB cable, which comes with a cable management system to keep the surrounding area tidy for efficient airflow. Intercooler for Switch will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $29.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Core Controller

Core Controller is a full-sized controller for players who prefer the feel and ergonomics of a more traditional controller over the Joy-Cons. The controller features wired precision for lag-free play and includes programmable turbo for any controller button. Core Controller will be available later this year for an MSRP of $29.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Swivel Grip

Swivel Grip for Nintendo Switch is an ergonomic, snap-on attachment for Joy-Con controllers that provides added size and a controller-like grip for additional comfort during longer gameplay sessions. The collapsible grips easily swivel into place or out of the way for easy storage. Swivel Grip does not need to be removed to attach the Joy-Con to the console, and it’s design preserves the functionality of the face and shoulder buttons. Joy-Con pops into place between the two grips for seamless installation and removal. Swivel Grip will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $9.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com

Thin Case for Switch

Thin Case is an ultra-thin case for the Switch that protects the console without adding major bulk or changing the form factor. The case protects both the outer shell of the Switch and Joy-Cons, and comes with a tempered glass screen protector. The minimal size of the case allows it to remain attached while the Switch is docked, saving players from the hassle of removing it every time they want to charge the console. Thin Case will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $9.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Bubble Case for Switch

Bubble Case is a shock absorbent case for the Switch made of high density polyurethane that provides full-coverage protection for the console and Joy-Cons. The Joy-Cons feature an additional foam protective barrier, and can be removed from the console without removing the case for uninterrupted gameplay. Bubble Case also comes with a screen protector. Bubble Case will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $19.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.

Kick Stand for Switch

Kick Stand is a metal, snap-on kickstand for the Switch that provides a more sturdy foundation for the console, and can also store an additional Micro-SD card. Kick Stand will be available in August 2017 for an MSRP of $4.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com and GameStop.com.

Dock Bands

Dock Bands are protective grips for Nintendo Switch that guard the device against screen damage while docking. The textured surface provides a stronger grip and prevents slipping, all without blocking any buttons or ports. Dock Bands will be available later this month for an MSRP of $4.99, and will soon be available for pre-order at Amazon.com.