Necessary cookies are absolutely essential for the website to function properly. As this is becoming a more common feature on arcade sticks in general, it’s an unfortunate omission — one that likely has a lot to do with how the Nintendo Switch handles voice chat (reportedly, fairly poorly). 10. In addition, there’s a slick cover system which you can slide to cover or uncover the button. As well as some switches to reassign buttons and assign a console. As on its predecessors, these functions are located not on the top panel, but on the right side, under the lip of the case. EX fighting stick. I’ve been quite impressed with Hori lately. It is the first professional arcade stick for the Nintendo Switch. Unboxing and set up. HORI provided SRK with a review model to try out this latest in the RAP line; does it succeed in its mandate? Like the RAP4 modding the stick is just a case of unscrewing the bottom panel. I cover all that and more in this review. Hori hit a homerun by making the arcade stick look like a Nintendo accessory while retaining the Hori look. The RAP V for Switch is exactly what it appears to be: a Real Arcade Pro fightstick, ready to plug and play on the Switch console. This stick is no different. Setting up is just a case of assigning a switch to the desired position, depending on what console you’re playing this will either be PS3 or PS4. This is probably because the Noir layout compliments the length of each finger quite well. Only Hori makes Noir, don’t know why. Street Fighterin' since there was only a "II" in the title. It feels like Hori has really listened to the feedback for the RAP4, as it’s now nearly impossible to hit the Start/Options button whilst playing. The pushbuttons are also arranged in the more-common Vewlix spread, rather than the RAP.N. Street Fighter V, on the other hand, took some getting used to. Hori has implemented a more classic design with the Pro N. It’s certainly more of a rectangular shape compared to the RAP4. Real Arcade Pro V Kai for Xbox One / Xbox 360. There are a few other classic titles showing up on the eShop, and you can use this stick with the upcoming Pokkén Tournament DX, too — I can see that being attractive to arcade stick fans, while I much prefer Pokkén on a pad, myself. Once you go Noir, it’s hard to go back. Since it is an average fighstick, the average Amazon price is expected. You’re right though about the lever; but personally, I can rock w/ it . Most disappointingly, the headphone jack was omitted from the design. The quick and easy answer: yes — by not deviating from their already successful Hayabusa parts and RAP design. Venom Multi Format Arcade Stick Review - "The Switch Stick" The Hori Split Pad Pro is a pair of replacement JoyCon which are much, much larger than your typical JoyCon, and designed for games that require you to juggle both analogue sticks in addition to the shoulder buttons. It also helps that the buttons and joystick feel good. Required fields are marked *. A strip on the top panel marks what buttons are lined up underneath — but frankly, you’re better off getting used to where the buttons you use regularly are just by feel. HORI’s latest fightstick brings arcade-quality control to Nintendo’s little console. I’ve already, A cheaper alternative to the Madcatz TE and Razer lines. This stick brings back the low entry-level cost that the RAP line is known for: it retails for $149.99 USD (check it out on Amazon, or HORI’s website), making it an easier investment for any of Nintendo’s new fighting game fans. Firstly, unlike the Hori RAP4, the button is placed away from the main action buttons, in the top right of the panel. Also as the universal edition, this arcade fight stick works with the PS3, PS4, PS4 Pro, Xbox One, Xbox 360, Nintendo Switch, and even the Wii U if you still have it kicking around. I was able to play a longer session without straining my wrist or fingers. I am, however, thinking of replacing the lever, as I feel as though it’s slightly loose for my liking. Conquer the next generation of fighting games with the HORI Real Arcade Pro.V for Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Xbox 360 and for the first time Windows PC. Shoryuken.com Editor-in-Chief. Unboxing the Hori RAP N is pretty much a standard affair with the arcade stick and manual included.