This PowerA FUSION Pro Wired Controller is impressive as hell. It’s a premium controller that offers everything that Microsoft’s official Elite controller does, but at the cost of being wired. And honestly, that’s not a bad thing. PowerA has a competitively priced and is a feature-for-feature matching to Xbox’s Elite controller (save for being wired), which makes this accessory a necessity for ownership of this premium controller.
The PowerA FUSION Wired Fightpad for Xbox One is a lightweight, simplified controller intended for fighting games. It has some additional uses in other genres, but this is a controller for a specific purpose and not one that’ll become your “daily driver”, unless of course you only play arcade and fighting games. PowerA’s offering here is really well made and is a controller that’s great for gamers of all ages, and hand sizes. It’s the controller you didn’t know you needed.
PowerA has a competitive controller in its arsenal, and it comes highly recommended over Nintendo’s own Pro Controller. A bold statement for sure, but it’s absolutely true. The controller has some limitations, but what you get out of it is so much more, making the trade-offs worth it. The PowerA Enhanced Wireless Controller for use with a Nintendo Switch is absolutely brilliant, and its variety of designs provide a wonderful alternative both in price and performance on the market today.
PowerA has been making really solid third-party controllers for a long time, but I feel the GameCube Style Controllers for Nintendo Switch are the most unique they have to offer. Coming in two forms: wired and wireless, these GameCube style controllers recall fond memories for that system, but these controllers have been built for Nintendo Switch. The box calls out that this is designed for use with Super Smash Bros Ultimate in mind. Outside of that as of yet unreleased game though, makes it hard to retrain your brain for the Switch games that are out there currently. That said, PowerA’s GameCube Style Wireless Controller holds a lot of promise, even if its practicality falls short.