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Nyko Releases Bubble Case and Swivel Grips for Nintendo Switch



LOS ANGELES - December 12, 2017 - Nyko Technologies, the inventive LA-based video game accessories manufacturer, today announced the launch of Bubble Case and Swivel Grips for Nintendo Switch. These new accessories provide Switch owners with additional protection and comfort at budget-friendly prices. The Bubble Case and Swivel Grips for Nintendo Switch are now available at Amazon and Nyko.com for an MSRP of $14.99 and $9.99 respectively.

Bubble Case is a protective case for the whole Switch console with Joy-Cons attached, thanks to a durable layer of foam and an included glass screen protector. The Bubble Case’s three-piece construction allows users to disconnect their Joy-Cons without having to remove the case - a unique feature among heavy-duty cases. Bubble Case provides 360-degree protection and is a perfect option for the on-the-go Switch gamer.

Swivel Grips attach to each Joy-Con and improves ergonomics for longer and more comfortable gaming session, as well as a clear protective shell for added durability. Each Swivel Grip has two collapsible handles that swivel out into place and provide a traditional controller-like feel in horizontal orientation. The dock compatible design of the Swivel Grips means that the Joy-Con do not interfere with any buttons or ports even while docked.

“We understand that Switch fans enjoy using their consoles in a variety of environments, so we’ve designed our products to ensure the best protection with minimal impact on its portability,” said Chris Arbogast, Nyko's Director of Sales and Marketing. “While Bubble Case and Swivel Grips are two very different products, they both enhance the defining traits of the Switch and are great for gamers who want to preserve the condition of their console.”

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