The best Nintendo Switch battery packs and chargers will let you race, battle and explore longer on Nintendo’s new video game console. In fact, they are the only way your Nintendo Switch will last a long flight or a full day away from its dock, as the console’s battery life varies.
Here are the best Nintendo Switch battery packs and chargers. You don’t need to worry whether any of them won’t work correctly with your new console. Every battery pack was tested with a Switch console or made specifically for it.
12 Best Nintendo Switch Battery Packs & Chargers
- Anker PowerCore+26800
- Mophie PowerStation XXL
- Nyko Power Pak for Nintendo Switch
- Nyko Boost Pak for Nintendo Switch
- Bionik Power Plate Duo for Nintendo Switch
- UNU Superpak
- REXIAO Nintendo Switch Battery Case
- Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Charging Grip
- Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Battery Pack
- Nintendo Switch AC Adapter
- Hori Nintendo Switch High-Speed Car Adapter
- B&A Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Charging Dock
- AC Power Cord for Nintendo Switch
You can play a small title, like RiME, for 5 hours or more. Playing the console’s most exciting games brings that battery life estimate down by half. Nintendo Switch lasts for 3 hours when you play more demanding games like Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild or Super Mario Odyssey. Play Mario Kart 8, Splatoon 2, Arms or Fortnite Battle Royale online and you can expect less battery life than that.
Anker PowerCore+26800 PD
The Anker PowerCore+26800 PD is a smartphone charger that outputs enough power to charge your Nintendo Switch.
This updated Anker PowerCore+ has higher voltage limits than the model it replaces and a 26800 mAh battery inside. Two full-size USB ports let you charge a smartphone or tablet quickly. It's the built-in USB Type-C port that has the voltage the Nintendo Switch requires for charging and gaming. The battery charges the console in just 4 hours.
There is just one downside to using the Anker PowerCore+26800 PD to keep your Nintendo Switch charged. You must keep the 1-pound battery in your lap as you game. Aside from that, it's definitely worth the $99.99 it costs from Amazon.
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