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How to Charge the NES Controllers

Additional Information:

  • It takes approximately 3½ hours to fully charge the NES Controllers.
  • When fully charged, the battery duration for the NES Controllers can last approximately 20 hours. This may vary depending on use.

Complete These Steps:

  1. Attach the NES Controllers to the Nintendo Switch console.
  2. Charge the console.
    • The NES Controllers charging will be indicated by the battery & lightning bolt icon below each controller within HOME Menu > Controllers.
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