Nintendo Apply For Touch Pen Attachment Patent

Nintendo Co., Ltd. have applied for a new Touch Pen Attachment patent (特開2020-006020) in Japan and the United States. The touch pen attaches to the game controller (Joy-Con) via an attachment slide. Other uses shown in the images (added below) include with HD Rumble and being able to use the touch pen while still attached to the Joy-Con. Please note this is just a brief summary of a 52 page PDF. Thanks to J-PlatPat.

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Nintendo Switch Touch Pen

Nintendo’s Nintendo Switch Touch Pen is now available to pre-order and launches on 27 December where it will be compatible with both the Switch and Switch Lite. Pre-order here and use the code JPNINTENDO for 5% off all physical purchases of $20 or more. More images added below…

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