This is a curious case, tipped by Pat, Semi-Truck and Scott. It seems like Crash Bandicoot is going to get a special Nintendo Switch controller themed after the series for the multiplatform release on June 29th 2018, it is also known that Microsoft also has a special customized preset of the Xbox One custom controller setup that’s Orange and Green. But the question is, why Crash Bandicoot in particular would get a special controller from PowerA, a company that has only done Nintendo-themed properties for the Nintendo Switch set of controllers?
Anyways, this question will probably be answered once it is officially announced, since Activision is gearing for the anticipated June 29th release that’s approaching quickly and besides, E3’s on the horizon in less than 12 days from this moment. The controller is curiously blue-themed with the thumbs up Crash render on the side, alongside a pattern of crates, Coco, Cortex, Aku Aku, Uka Uka, the extra life icon and other things. Prices vary from each region found so far but here they are: in the US for GameStop, it costs $24.99 USD and in the UK, £29.99 GBP and Ireland, it costs €34.99 EUR.
Preorder: GameStop – Smyths Toys: United Kingdom – Ireland
Your favorite marsupial, Crash Bandicoot, is Back! Celebrate the fully-remastered release of Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy on Nintendo Switch with this officially licensed Crash Bandicoot Wired Controller*. The design features an ergonomic black controller with a thumbs-up Crash drawing in Teal accented with Grey icons from the Crash universe and metallic teal D-pad. Comes with a detachable 10ft USB cable with a Velcro-strap for easy storage and reduced clutter when you are not playing.
- Officially licensed for Nintendo Switch
- Unique Crash Bandicoot Design elements
- Comfortable shape, and solid lightweight construction*
- Switch System buttons (+, -, Home, Capture)
- Left/Right shoulder buttons and triggers (L/R/ZR/ZL)
- 2 analog sticks: precision tuned to eliminate dead zones
- 8-way plus-shaped Directional Control Pad (D-Pad)
- Nintendo ABXY button layout (larger than Joy-Con)
- Detachable 10ft (3m) micro-USB to standard USB-C cable
- 2-year limited warranty – Register at PowerA.com