I have a Nintendo switch to play Mario Kart, but I also use the controllers to play Dirt Rally on my laptop/desktop. Since my brother also plays Mario Kart, I want to have a second controller so he doesn't ask me for the controllers while I'm playing Dirt Rally. But since I want to also play on my Linux desktop, I don't want an extra pair of Joy-cons, because those are hard to pair with Linux. I also want an analog stick, so I can steer better in Dirt Rally. Analog triggers are nice, but not neccesary.

Update: I found that Steam remote play is also a thing, but thats also tricky to use because Steam crashes, so thats also not a good option.

Update: I removed Linux, because Steam and Wine bugged so hard I could not play Dirt Rally

  • I believe you aren't counting a Bluetooth adapter as an extra accessory? All of the Switch controllers are Bluetooth, so anything that works for both will always need Bluetooth on PC too. Pairing joy-cons is the same process as pairing any other Switch accessory over Bluetooth.
    – Romen
    Oct 21, 2021 at 16:42
  • I do have a bluetooth dongle, so you don't have to count that
    – Irsu85
    Oct 22, 2021 at 7:41


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