in Newswire July 22, 2019

Nintendo Switch Joy-Con Controllers Prone to Joystick ‘Drifting’ Defect, Class Action Alleges [UPDATE]

by Erin Shaak

Last Updated on March 3, 2020

Diaz v. Nintendo of America, Inc.

Filed: July 19, 2019 § 2:19-cv-01116

The Nintendo Switch gaming system is at the center of a proposed class action lawsuit in which a consumer claims the Switch’s Joy-Con controllers contain a design defect.




Case Updates

Update – March 3, 2020 – Judge Denies Nintendo’s Attempt to Dismiss, Sends Suit to Arbitration

Update – October 1, 2019 – Nintendo’s Switch Lite Added to ‘Joy-Con’ Defect Suit in Amended Complaint

Update – July 24, 2019 – Per Internal Memo, Nintendo Will Fix Joy-Con Drift Issue for Free

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Last Updated on March 3, 2020 — 12:03 PM

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