Top Nintendo Switch Arcade Sticks 2023

11. 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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10. 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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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 F300

Mayflash Arcade Stick F300

The Mayflash F300 is a budget arcade stick that is Sanwa-compatible, multiplatform, and weighty despite being smaller in size. Moreover, its joystick is sturdy. You can print out a decal to stick on top of the arcade stick. This is quite a customizable arcade stick.

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7. Mayflash F500

Universal Arcade Stick F500 V2

The Mayflash F500 is another budget arcade stick, and its size is bigger than the Mayflash F300. The acrylic panel of the multiplatform arcade stick makes customizing it less complicated. Additionally, the metal cover and base increase security and weight. Moreover, the buttons work better than its predecessor. An octagonal gate is provided as an extra piece, and replacing it is rather simple. The same applies to the buttons because of the easily visible screws you should be able to find at the bottom. Another improvement over the F500’s predecessor is the inclusion of a headphone jack.

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6. 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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5. DragonSlay Universal

DragonSlay Universal Arcade Stick

The DragonSlay Universal, which is similar to the Dark Matter Arcade Fighting Stick, 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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4. Mad Catz Ego

Mad Catz Ego Arcade Fight Stick

The Mad Catz Ego is a later rendition of the DragonSlay Universal that has quality Sanwa joystick and buttons too. 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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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

This popular arcade stick has a Sanwa joystick and buttons to improve on the original Mayflash F300. It is both weighty and firm. The joystick feels sturdy, and there is less travel distance to register an input, so there are no dead zones to worry about. Those who want to spice up the minimalistic look can print out a sticker to stick right on top.

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1. Mayflash F500 Elite

Universal Arcade Stick F500 Elite

The Mayflash F500 Elite is a multiplatform goliath that has Sanwa parts, and included is an octagonal joystick gate as an accessory. Replacing the joystick gate and buttons is easy. There are easily visible screws at the bottom to access the interior. Furthermore, there is plenty of wrist space. You can use wired headphones with this arcade stick to stay in the zone when you game. The metal composition of the arcade stick enhances both weight and stability. The arcade stick has an acrylic panel that is easily removable. If you want, we can provide you custom artwork!

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RankFull ReviewBuy
1Mayflash F500 ElitePrice
2Mayflash F300 ElitePrice
38BitDo Arcade StickPrice
4Mad Catz EgoPrice
5DragonSlay UniversalPrice
6Dark MatterPrice
7Mayflash F500Price
8Mayflash F300Price
9Mayflash F101Price
11Hori Fighting Stick MiniPrice