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Joy-Cons are getting a price cut in Japan. Nintendo announced that as of November 6, the standalone Joy Cons will be reduced to 3,740 yen ($35) from 4,480 yen ($42) each. No word yet whether price cuts will be in effect elsewhere.  

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Originally from Texas, Ashcraft has called Osaka home since 2001. He has authored six books, including most recently, The Japanese Sake Bible.

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Has anyone in America ever seen them sold singularly?  I know that was a big selling point when the Switch came out, that if you had a faulty/broken one, you could just buy a replacement for it instead of having to buy a whole new pair.  But I’ve never seen them sold separately anywhere in America; only in pairs.