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The 1up:bit is a low cost gamepad/controller kit for the micro:bit. It gives you access to an analogue thumb stick much like the ones in a PSP, and two extra buttons taking the count up to 4 including the A and B buttons on the micro:bit.
Proto-PIC ensured you can still use this with their bat:bit cases to power your micro:bit on the move, the 1up:bit also includes an EDGE connector along the bottom edge so you can hook up other accessories such as the micro:pixel EDGE or the amp:bit.
This is a DIY kit, so soldering is required. It doesn't take too much skill, just time. See the video below for more assembly instructions.
Example Code: https://github.com/proto-pic/1upexample/