Joy Con Drift Repair
Joy con drift is a major issue with a lot of Switch controllers. Here at Console Repairs we have repaired thousands of these controllers. The main cause of drift is in our opinion is down to a poor design and sometimes down to the user. The symptoms of drift are normally the switch becomes uncontrollable in game or on the menu. ghosting or no click. The issue which causes the Switch controller to falsely register thumbstick input. leading to unwanted reticle and/or character movement. It has been reported since the launch of the Nintendo Switch in 2017 and persisted on the Switch Lite in 2019. Forcing nintendo to offer a free repair service, similar to microsoft’s extended warranty with 360.
Other faults we found we these controllers were charging issues, and unresponsive buttons, mainly the R button. Thankfully Joy Con Drift repairs are quick, we normally turn these around in less then one hour. Another option is to contact Nintendo directly and request a free repair. Ever since a report by Kotaku from July 2019 shined a light on the issue, Nintendo has changed its policies significantly. The company will now repair drifting Joy-Con controllers for free, even if your controllers are outside the regular warranty.
Click here to request a Joy con repair, or click the chat box on the right for instant support. A nationwide collection service for Nintendo Switch repairs is available. Simply call us on: 01 2761111 or send us your contact information and we’ll do the rest.