Probably the only drawback of a success story that has lasted for 4 and a half years, the problem of the Joy-Con Drift still afflicts many Nintendo Switch owners. Despite the numerous complaints, the requests for reimbursement, the class-actions and the attention of the press, the Kyoto house has not yet managed to completely eliminate the problem.
In an interview with The Verge, the president of the American division Doug Bowser pointed out, however, that the engineers and technicians of his company have made numerous progress since the consul and his particular controllers were launched in the ‘ As a result, the most recent units should be less prepared to manifest the drifting problem.
“During the first four and a half years of Nintendo Switch’s life we monitored the gameplay, we observed the faulty units that were returned by people and we made continuous improvements to the Joy-Con in their entirety, including the levers The latest version, Nintendo Switch OLED, has the same analog stick now available on the original Nintendo Switch and Nintendo Switch Lite,” Bowser reported.
Words in line with the declarations of the Technology Development Division, which last month explained that, although it is impossible to eliminate a problem triggered by the inevitable wear of materials, the technical updates of all Joy-Con shipped to the market in recent times ( The first changes were already found last July in the branded Joy-Cons of The Legend of Zelda Skyward Sword.