People.com Lifestyle Tech These Nintendo Switch Grips Make Joy-Cons Much Easier to Hold — and They're Only $11 Right Now A more comfortable grip means you can play longer By Nina Huang Nina Huang Nina Huang is a lifestyle writer focusing on beauty, fashion, entertainment, home, and food. You'll find her work on People, InStyle, Real Simple, Entertainment Weekly, Travel + Leisure, Food & Wine, and other Meredith publications. People Editorial Guidelines Published on February 3, 2020 04:23 PM Share Tweet Pin Email We independently research, test, review, and recommend the best products—learn more about our process. If you buy something through our links, we may earn a commission. Photo: Amazon With its detachable controllers and projectable screen, the Nintendo Switch is one of the most multiplayer-friendly consoles available on the market right now. The gaming system can connect to up to eight Joy-Con controllers, making it super easy to play with friends and family. However, the Switch’s Joy-Cons can be quite difficult to grip when held horizontally. If you’re looking to avoid aching hands, turn to FastSnail’s ergonomic grips, which transform Joy-Cons into something that resembles a traditional gaming controller. Right now, Amazon has them on sale for 16 percent off. Amazon Buy It! FastSnail Grips, $11 (orig. $13); amazon.com The snug, comfortable covers are made of a non-slip rubber material that simultaneously provides an easy grip and protection from scratches. They come with extensions for the controller’s infamously tiny SL and SR buttons for effortless pressing — super convenient for grabbing your opponent in Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, by the way. Plus, you can get FastSnail’s grips in five different color combos, some of which correspond to the colors of the Joy-Cons themselves. Every Edition of Apple AirPods Is on Sale on Amazon Right Now Gamers who previously found Nintendo’s controllers difficult to hold have been raving about FastSnail’s grips. “Do yourself a favor and pick these up for your Switch ASAP,” wrote one reviewer. “Before I had this set, my family would complain that the controllers were hard to hold. After I ordered these, I had a party with my friends and none of them mentioned that the controllers were uncomfortable.” Another put FastSnail’s grips to the test with Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and found it much more comfortable to hold the notoriously inconvenient right-hand-side Joy-Con. “With the Grip, I was able to hold the R Joy-Con like a traditional controller,” said the reviewer. “The SL/SR bumpers on the grip made using the SL/SR buttons more responsive, and the centered control stick became more comfortable to use.” HP’s Portable Instant Photo Printer Is at Its Lowest Price Ever — Get It for 60% Off If you’re thinking of getting some more Joy-Cons (they’re on sale for $10 off, by the way) for racing through the Mario Kart Stadium track or chopping vegetables in Overcooked! 2, throw in some of FastSnail’s Joy-Con grips, too. Do you love a good deal? Sign up for PEOPLE’s Shopping newsletter to stay up-to-date on the latest sales from your favorite brands, plus celebrity fashion, home decor and more.