This is an article that layouts the best controllers to use for playing Monster Hunter Rise (MHRise) using a Nintendo Switch. There are three controllers that we recommend so stick around to know what they are and where to buy them!
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|Nintendo Switch Pro Controller||$69.99||Wireless||Yes|
|HORIPAD for Nintendo Switch||$19.99||Wireless / Wired||No|
|HORI Split Pad Pro||$49.99||Joy-Con||No|
Nothing beats the original! Officially sold by Nintendo, this controller is equipped with HD Rumble and has the best grip - perfect for Monster Hunter! The price is pretty steep but it's all worth it!
|Where To Buy|
Cop the Special Edition Monster Hunter Rise Pro Controller to hunt in style! For more details about the Special Edition Pro Controller & Nintendo Switch, check out the article below!
This is an officially licensed controller sold by HORI. It has a very low price so they are sold out in most stores! It has two types: wireless and wired controllers.
|Where To Buy|
Nintendo's base joycon does not feel very good to the hands and has a horrible grip so we do not recommend it for playing Monster Hunter Rise. But if you really want to play portable, we suggest buying a HORI Split Pad Pro!
|Where To Buy|
When buying a controller, always check if the product is officially licensed by Nintendo. Unofficial or unlicensed products may malfunction when Nintendo patches off support - wasting your money.
Other consoles' controllers (PS4, PS5, XB1, or XSX) may be made to work with the Nintendo Switch by using adaptors. This can be done usually by connecting the adapter to the Switch's USB-C port or the USB-A ports on the dock.
As these adaptors can be unlicensed, there is a risk for the products to be unsupported by a future Switch update. We still recommend buying licensed products instead of reusing other consoles' controllers.
Not all officially licensed controllers have vibration support and so far only those from Nintendo have it. Do check if the controllers you bought have vibration support before you consider them broken!
|1||Press Settings from the Switch Home Screen|
|2||Go to Controllers and Sensors and make sure Controller Vibration is turned ON|
Free Title Update 3.3
Street Fight Collab and new Event Quests incoming!
Free Title Update 3.2
Okami Collab and new Event Quests on their way!
Free Title Update 3.1
New event quests with unique rewards!
Free Title Update 3.0
New Monsters and Ending are on the horizon!
Free Title Update 2.0
New Monsters and Event Quests
PC Release Date
When is the PC version coming out?
MH Rise Event Quests
What event quests are up?
Digital Events and Livestreams
What we learned from each event
All future updates to the game
Every patch note per update
|All Trailers and Pre-Release Videos||Demo Release Date and Download Guide|
|How to Play Online||All Amiibos and How to Use Amiibos|
|New Features||Best Controllers to Use|
|How to Use Voice Chat||Official Guidebook Details|
|Demo Guide||Demo Review|
|Switch Lite Compatibility||Second Demo Guide and Features|
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