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Blue Joy-Con in stock at BestBuy.com (MSRP Alert)

#1 smintboy   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   40 Posts   Joined 10.3 Years Ago  

Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:13 AM

I know, I know, MSRP isn't technically a deal, but this is the first time I've seen these available since before the switch launched.


$79.99 for shipping only

#2 ThatOneGuyWho   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   5749 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  


Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:16 AM

Had no idea these were hard to get. No need for it but thanks for the heads up.

#3 moopher   Electric Pizza CAGiversary!   1083 Posts   Joined 5.1 Years Ago  

Posted 14 September 2017 - 05:28 AM

They also have the red, yellow, grey, and blue/red sets available too.

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 06:35 AM

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#5 LunarApex   CAG Ninja CAGiversary!   169 Posts   Joined 4.6 Years Ago  


Posted 14 September 2017 - 02:06 PM

They had a set of the blue ones at one of my local gamestop stores yesterday. Almost picked it up but opted for the red/blue set.

#6 TheLegendofTyler   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2060 Posts   Joined 8.5 Years Ago  


Posted 14 September 2017 - 04:43 PM

Gamestop has used red and blue joy cons in stock too. They sell each one individually for $39.99 (35.99 with PUP). I had a Red and blue set of joy cons so I got a blue to complete that set to have an all blue switch. 


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#7 315Retro   Westside Wizard CAGiversary!   1063 Posts   Joined 6.3 Years Ago  

Posted 14 September 2017 - 04:58 PM

I'm blown away people are buying these for $80 lol. I don't even like paying $40 for a PS4 controller. 

#8 xprototypej  


Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:19 PM

I'm blown away people are buying these for $80 lol. I don't even like paying $40 for a PS4 controller. 

I agree with 315Retro. Those controllers aren't worth 80 dollars. Paying $40 for PS4 controller is reasonable. 




#9 segasonic128   Segasonic CAGiversary!   453 Posts   Joined 3.8 Years Ago  


Posted 14 September 2017 - 07:51 PM

thank you OP!   I just ordered my blue pair.   been waiting long time for those!    = ) 

#10 cheapgamer 23   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   1071 Posts   Joined 5.4 Years Ago  

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Posted 14 September 2017 - 09:21 PM

I'm blown away people are buying these for $80 lol. I don't even like paying $40 for a PS4 controller. 

I am with you on this one. $80 for joycons that are different color, man people have a lot of money these days. Now if this was the pro controller I would understand, you don't get one with the system and it is a completely different from the joycons. Though even that is pricey.

#11 Viper51989   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   302 Posts   Joined 10.0 Years Ago  


Posted 14 September 2017 - 11:20 PM

Thanks OP. Only switch accessory I care about since launch was the blue joycons but I refused to pay over msrp for them, or go on a wild goose chase. Will try to get a decent price for my near mint grey ones (or what til GameStop has a good trade in deal)

#12 prateeko   IN THE BUTT! CAGiversary!   2706 Posts   Joined 13.4 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2017 - 03:22 AM

For some reason these are the hardest to find.

#13 Lil Frier  

Posted 15 September 2017 - 03:32 AM

Anyone else kinda wish they sold a no-Con version of the Switch, so you could just buy the ones you want and not have to pay for a set you don't plan to use?


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#14 acthechamp   The CAG Hero CAGiversary!   1477 Posts   Joined 7.1 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2017 - 04:52 AM

Absolutely ridiculous pricing for controllers. I wish consumers wouldn't buy them. This just convinces other companies to up the amount on controllers in the future. Imagine PS5 controllers coming out at $80 or even $100.



#15 bradbo   CAG Veteran CAGiversary!   767 Posts   Joined 9.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2017 - 11:39 PM

I agree they're too expensive. I brought that up to a GameStop employee and he went on about all the technology inside.

I was like "and the pro controllers?"

"That's a luxury item."

Derp. It ain't gonna save my life Socrates...

#16 SgtWiggles   Artist formally known as dgwillia CAGiversary!   11112 Posts   Joined 8.8 Years Ago  

Posted 15 September 2017 - 11:48 PM

I didnt get my Switch Pro Controller until a used one popped up that was in flawless condition and they had a B2G1 sale going on. It was the only way I could justify spending above $50 for a non specialty controller (Like a Fightpad or Fightstick or something)


#17 srac84  

Posted 16 September 2017 - 02:56 AM

just a heads up .. if you wanna trade in your gray controllers to amazon do them seperately.. if you do the listing with 2 its 27 but if you do left and right seperately its 24 something each .. kinda weird :p but same thing happened with my xbox one s trade in.. had 2 different listings each same exact thing but 60 dollar trade in difference