Attachable controllers are the subject of several class action lawsuits by the so-called Joy-Con Drift.
Nintendo Switch Joy-Con controllers have been the subject of much criticism over the years, all due to a manufacturing defect which is commonly known as the “Joy-Con drift”. We are talking about that failure that causes the joysticks of the controls to remain “caught” in one direction or do not return correctly to their neutral position, and that is very annoying when playing. Well, with the new Nintendo Switch OLED, and despite its various quality of life improvements, the Joy-Con situation will be the same.
In statements To GameSpot, a Nintendo representative confirms what many feared after this week’s announcement: the Nintendo Switch OLED Joy-Con are the same As always, there are no fixes or improvements. “The configuration and functionality of the Joy-Con has not changed with the Nintendo Switch (OLED model). Configuration and functionality it is the same as that of the Joy-Con of Nintendo Switch “, confirms the Kyoto company.
Nintendo’s president acknowledged the problem in 2020Far from being inventions of the people, the Joy-Con Drift is a proven problem It affects many users of the hybrid console. It is so well known that, in 2020, President Shuntaro Furukawa publicly apologized for the problem, albeit without announcing remedial measures while they last. open causes. What causes are we talking about? In North America alone, the big N faces several different class action lawsuits for this defect. And in the old continent, the European Commission is investigating the problems in the face of possible sanctions against Nintendo.
Nintendo Switch OLED will be available on October 8 in most regions, for a recommended price of 349.99 euros in Europe. The new console model does not increase the power compared to the standard, but it does provide improvements in quality of life such as a 7-inch OLED screen, 64GB of storage, improved audio from the integrated speakers, a wider adjustable rear stand, and a new dock with an integrated LAN port. In this opinion article, our colleague Alejandro Pascual talks about the announcement of the Switch OLED and Nintendo’s strategy.
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