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Joy-Con drift is perhaps one of the most notorious defects of the Switch system. Many people have experienced it – myself included. It’s annoying and can temporarily knock your Switch out of commission. Nintendo, however, allegedly does not believe that it’s all that big of a deal, per a recent email sent by the firm attempting to carry out a class-action lawsuit against the popular game company. According to the email, Nintendo has argued that Joy-Con drift is “not a real problem” and that it hasn’t “caused anyone any inconvenience.” Do you agree?

I think it’s a huge issue. I’ve accumulated eight Joy-Con over the years (in the pre-pandemic days, I was a big local multiplayer guy), and six of them have drifted at some point. Most of them work okay now, but it’s still incredibly annoying to have to set down a controller in the heat of a match because it can’t function correctly. Some might even call that an inconvenience, but what do I know?

Have you experienced issues with Joy-Con drift? Were you able to fix it yourself, or did you have to send your Joy-Con over to Nintendo? How do you feel about the company’s alleged arguments? Let us know in the comments below.


Andrew Rockett
I'm the Reviews Editor here at Nintendo Enthusiast, and I'm a major fan of all consoles and eras. Follow me on Twitter @habitablestorm3 to talk games old and new.


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