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If it wasn't a problem, then Furukawa wouldn't have publicly apologized for any inconvenience caused by it back in June. This is a huge issue and it should've been rectified years ago.
Nintendo makes pure rubbish so if you buy their products you know what to expect
You are wrong.. I think they always built extremely solid hardware.. I never had to split any of them and clean it.. They all run so quietly and are built to last.. I still have the immortal gamecube alive and kicking. Switch is another story.. I can barely imagine what would harken if it falls on the floor.. Joycons drift isn't the only issue.. Sync issues, battery dying so quickly and stick not clicking when pressed down are very common problems.. As long time Nintendo fan I think they screwed up this machine.. Joycon are tiny , the SL SR attachment is so small you can lose it anywhere.
You can generally drop kick most Nintendo consoles and they'll still work. Not sure what you mean.
My nintendo experiences: I recall a gameboy that fell two stories onto lose rocks, and survived with narry a dent. NES, SNES still working. Gamecube that was launched off a 6 foot dresser by a college roommate, while in operation - also still running. A Wii, which Nintendo repaired for free from a smoke damage issue that triggers a manufacturing defect, And now, they replaced my joy cons also for free, last year... So... Of all my systems, I had 2 very minor problems and they repaired them 100% at their expense. Wish I could say the same for my ps2 that stopped playing dvds, the ps3 that melted inside during a hot summer, or those red rings of death xboxes... And before everybody whines NiNtEnDo FaNbOy!!! My ps4 I love, but the eject button was trash and had to be removed to prevent autoeject constantly occuring.
Hey who cares? Steve is in Smash now woohoo...Nintendo rocks!
I don't know why they would even say this. Of course drift is an issue. Nobody buys a controller if it's going to move on its own.
Wow That arrogance
My girlfriend has completely stopped playing Animal Crossing, a game she absolutely loves, because she says the drift has made it unplayable.
According to Nintendo she's a lier. Great company...
I suggest you buy her the accessories below. This is the setup I use. I've had the controller for a year with no drift (incredibly well-made) and it comes with a 3 year warranty. The HyperX Clutch extends your battery by 5 hours and gives you a sturdier kickstand. Nintendo is acting like a spoiled child right now, but don't allow their mistakes to get in the way of playing games that have already been purchased. https://www.amazon.com/Hype... https://www.amazon.com/Cont...
So she'd rather stop playing the game she absolutely loves than get a new non joy con controller. Right.
Why would you want to waste roughly $100 on something thats going to last a few months because of how poorly built they are
Nintendo c'mon now... don't do this.
Nintendo, the pinnacle of integrity. This is what happens when your ego overcomes everything. The success of the Switch has turned Nintendo back into their old selves again.
I personally have yet to face this issue, and ive poured hundreds of hours across all my games with the joycons and no issues.
Drift or not, I find that the joy cons simply aren't that comfortable to use compared to a traditional controller. I think Nintendo should just scrap the joy cons all together and sell the tablet with a traditional controller along with a hinge that lets you attach the tablet to the gamepad.
What?! It was a huge problem and I had to purchase a repair kit from Amazon.. Unbelievable.
It inconvenienced me to buy a kit to replace it with, so far, better sticks cause I couldn't play games with how annoying it was. What a hard headed company, easier to admit and fix a problem but you rather call everyone crazy and Ignore it
Oh wow, I didn't realize that CONSTANTLY SCROLLING DOWN in any menu wasn't inconvenient! Thanks for clearing that up for me.
"Seal of Quality"
Nintendo hardware has always been cheap shite. The switch just continues this tradition.
My Joy cons just stared to drift a couple of days ago. 😡 I had them for two years.
They know their customers.
Weird they took four of my joy-cons and repaired something that didn't exist.
Nintendo have been acting like right scumbags the last couple of generations. I hate to say it but I actually think it might be time for them to leave the industry despite them in my opinion creating the best console ever made in the SNES. I think they’re actually quite damaging to the industry as a whole these days!
This article reminds me alot of the early cases about the, "dead cells/black screen issue". According to Nintendo, they claimed at the time that the screens were not broken (though they really never tried to convince or prove it further) ,so no warrenty, end of discussion!. Btw: My own screen (in handheld mode) got black too after only 4 weeks after purchase. So my honest opionion is that Nintendo quality checks for Switch generation looks hasty/poorly compared to their former generations of consoles. Some of the unsuspected issues that have showed up on Switch, they seem only trying to deny it, or just sweeping their "inconviniences" silently under the rug.
Nintards won't care!
I pretty much use 3rd party controllers entirely with my switch. The drift happened badly in both my launch day controllers. I sent them in for free repair. One was fixed for a couple days. The other had drift 100 times worse than before. I tried the 3rd party replacement sticks that you install yourself. They did not solve the issue and the stick quality is horrible. All of them have slippery plastic sticks that they try to solve by giving you a rubber knub. This nub does not help and also makes the stick no longer able to go all the way down as far as it should. So in games where you push the stick a bit to walk then all the way to run. You will never run in them with the knub. This is a problem that is huge and has greatly hurt my enjoyment with my switch.
My old Switch Pro controller begs to differ about joystick drift standing still in Breath of the Wild and Link just walks on his own in a direction if I am not touching the controller.Then who is moving Link on my tv screen when I am not touching the controller is it Casper? You designed and built the friggin thing has your label all over it and you admit nothing is wrong great way to piss off fans and lose the loyalty they have for you. I don't use my joycons I use a Switch Pro controller and my old one had joystick drift, I feel sorry for those who bought the Switch Litet which has the joycons built in trying to get Nintendo to fix that would be a pain in the ass after the warranty is up.
Trying to get out of the forced recall, eh nintendo?
It's ridiculous. They need to be held accountable. If I want to play the Mario 3D Collection, my only option is to used my Hori SplitPad pro....otherwise, the crappy joysticks from the Joycons are completely unable to make Mario move in a straight line.
If this type of article was about Sony and controller problems that they denied happened, it would be 2000 degrees by now in the 'Todays Hottest', N4G would have to make a new setting 'This Years Molten Lava'.
Ninty fans, you deserve this and you know it.
Yeah I'll be trading is this dust collector towards my PS5.
When blind fanboys keep making excuses for Nintendo for decades, Nintendo expects them to keep shoveling sh*t and not complaining. You guys raised a brat, deal with it.
just watch the drones try to turn this upside down and defend it
I had to pay 40 because Nintendo UK wouldn't fix them unless I paid up. So, thanks Nintendo! This was 6 months after I bought it new from launch.
6 months?! Don't Nintendo consoles and controllers come with a 1-year warranty too, like Sony's and Microsoft's? And a 1-year warranty is too short to begin with...
not only the drifting is a problem but button registration is a problem also.
Nintendo...we already have MS if we want the Trump camp of gaming. Moronic denial of facts and laughably bad attempts to spin them is something they wear better, so please quit while you're ahead. Granted, you're quite good at getting the legal system wrapped around your finger, so I'll give you that one.
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