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2016 patents show some pretty different designs for the Switch Joy-Con

Posted on October 6, 2019 by (@NE_Brian) in News, Switch

As we’ve seen in the past, patents don’t always become actual products. That’s particularly evident with three Joy-Con filings uncovered by LetsGoDigital, which were applied for back in 2016.

These patents show off some unique designs for the Switch controllers. One features a wider set of Joy-Con whereas the other two have some interesting placements for buttons, including d-pads.

Here are a few mockups made by LetsGoDigital:

You can look at the original patents here, here, and here.



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