Top Nintendo Switch Arcade Sticks 2023

12. Hori Fighting Stick Mini

Hori Fighting Stick Mini

The Hori Fighting Stick Mini has buttons that are smaller than usual, but the learning curve is not a concern. In fact, the closeness of the parts requires less energy when you are playing. Most of the features of a regular arcade stick are present, including turbo at different speeds.

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11. PXN-0082

PXN-0082 Arcade FightStick

This is quite the interesting mini arcade stick. Those who enjoy the feedback from joystick clicking sounds should enjoy this arcade stick. There are no latency or dead zone issues to concern you. The wrist space is focused on the right side to avoid making the unit too big. For stability, there are suction cups that will not detach mid-battle.

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10. IPEGA PG-9221

Ipega-9221 Fighting Game Joystick

The IPEGA PG-9221 is a modular arcade stick that sets itself apart from the competition by offering a detachment feature. The joystick side can be separated from the button side. The first benefit is to extend the space between the joystick and buttons. The second benefit is to place the joystick on the other side for a southpaw layout if you prefer to use the joystick with your right hand.

The top panel of the PG-9221 is curved for your wrists’ comfort. There are four macro buttons as well as two turbo buttons with three turbo settings. The glossy finish of the PG-9221 with hints of red has a Nintendo vibe.

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9. Mayflash 101

Mayflash Arcade Fightstick F101

This is a simple mini arcade stick that is multiplatform. Its stock parts are better than average, and luckily, it is relatively easy to upgrade the parts yourself. Furthermore, the turbo function works well. As for the build, it is high quality plastic plus a metal panel that increases weight and stability, the latter of which is boosted by big rubber feet below as well.

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8. Mayflash F500

Universal Arcade Stick F500 V2

The Mayflash F500 is sizeable budget fightstick, and it is compatible with Sanwa joysticks & buttons. The acrylic top of this multiplatform arcade stick makes art customization viable. The metallic case & rubber feet increase stability, and the buttons feel quite good.

An octagonal joystick gate is provided, and installing it is easy. The same applies to the buttons because of the easily seen screws on the bottom plate. The cable comes out of a compartment to be found on the left. Another improvement over the predecessor is that there is a sound jack. There is turbo support in addition to firmware that you can update.

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7. Mayflash F300

Mayflash Arcade Stick F300

Compatible with Sanwa parts, the Mayflash F300 is a budget yet multiplatform arcade stick that is weighty & firm despite its small size, thanks to its rubber feet, and the parts are decent. The parts even passed rigorous acceptance testing. With the F300, you get an additional octagonal gate and more bells & whistles.

The USB cable comes with convenient Velcro. There is a turbo feature in addition to updateable firmware, and the start button is recessed to make it harder to hit unintentionally. Artwork lovers can print out a decal to stick on top of this arcade stick.

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6. DragonSlay Universal

DragonSlay Universal Arcade Stick

The DragonSlay Universal has plenty of wrist space. Heavy weight and rubber feet optimize its stability. State-of-the-art parts are featured as well. This arcade stick features a door hanger, and the hinged door on the rear side contains the USB cable, another USB cable, a hex screwdriver, and room for some more items.

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5. Mad Catz Ego

Mad Catz Ego Arcade Fight Stick

The Mad Catz Ego has quality Sanwa joystick and buttons. Besides turbo functionality, the secondary buttons can be locked in order to avoid accidents. The well designed top panel provides plenty of space for your convenience. Also, the heavy weight and rubber feet help stabilize the arcade stick. The aesthetics are quite sophisticated due to the warmly colored geometric shapes. Fans of this brand and newcomers should all like the style of this arcade stick.

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4. Monoprice Dark Matter

Dark Matter Arcade Fighting Stick for Windows, Xbox One, PlayStation 4, Nintendo Switch, and Android

The Dark Matter Arcade Fighting Stick contains an aluminum alloy frame, octagonal-gated Sanwa joystick, and Sanwa buttons. You can change the input type as you please, whether it is D-pad, left stick, or right stick. There is a tournament lock in addition to a turbo mode.

Sanwa parts strengthen the performance and durability. The eight-directional joystick makes movement easy, and the precise buttons complete the deal. There is plenty of room for comfort, and the heavy weight & rubber feet enhance the stability of this arcade stick.

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3. 8BitDo Arcade Stick

8BitDo Arcade Stick

The joystick feels good. The buttons have quick disconnects for modding. No latency issues were detected when testing this arcade stick across four platforms. The plastic top panel is not malleable. The weight has been artificially boosted by a thick metal plate inside, which is not bad. The 1000 mAh lithium ion battery can last you up to 30 hours of play through Bluetooth and 40 hours through 2.4G, with the charging time being four hours.

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2. Mayflash F300 Elite

Mayflash Arcade Stick F300 Elite

The Mayflash F300 Elite is multiplatform like the F300 but with premium Sanwa parts. The joystick feels sturdy, and there is less travel distance for an input to go through. You even get an additional octagonal gate with your F300 Elite package. The buttons are nothing short of spectacular, and there is turbo support plus updateable firmware.

Just like its predecessor, this arcade stick is weighty and firm, thanks to the rubber pieces. The cable has a useful Velcro wrap. Those looking to spice up the F300 Elite can print out an artwork decal to stick right onto the surface.

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1. Mayflash F500 Elite

Universal Arcade Stick F500 Elite

The Mayflash F500 Elite is a multiplatform Sanwa behemoth with upgradeable firmware & turbo support, and an octagonal joystick gate is included with your F500 Elite. There are screws on the bottom panel that are easy to see to gain access into the insides. There is also plenty of space for one’s palms.

You can use wired headphones to stay focused during intense play. The metal casing and base enhance the weight & stability of the F500 Elite on top of the rubber. Also, the arcade stick has an acrylic panel that is easily removable. We at The Arcade Stick can design custom artwork for your F500 Elite.

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RankFull ReviewBuy
1Mayflash F500 ElitePrice
2Mayflash F300 ElitePrice
38BitDo Arcade StickPrice
4Monoprice Dark MatterPrice
5Mad Catz EgoPrice
6DragonSlay UniversalPrice
7Mayflash F300Price
8Mayflash F500Price
9Mayflash F101Price
10Ipega PG-9221Price
12Hori Fighting Stick MiniPrice