It grew to become obvious final week that Nintendo could have a drawback to resolve for the Switch. Particularly, the left Pleasure-Con controller can fail to attach, rendering video games unplayable till the connection is established or a distinct controller, for instance, the Switch Pro Controller, is used as a substitute.
The issue seems to be the lack of a Bluetooth antenna wire, which when added appears to resolve the connection drawback in addition to considerably improve the vary of the Pleasure-Con. Now Nintendo is acknowledging there could also be a problem, nevertheless it’s early days to make any conclusions.
Throughout a Time interview with Reggie Fils-Aimé, president and CEO of Nintendo of America, he was requested about connectivity points. He responded by saying, “Particularly on Pleasure-Con syncing, all I can inform you is that we’re conscious of and have seen a few of the studies. We’re asking customers plenty of questions.”
For now, Nintendo is not certain what the issue is, however desires to determine it out so is asking Swap homeowners experiencing issues to contact Nintendo Help. Fils-Aimé views this as “fact-finding mode” which is able to then result in a response if the corporate believes one is critical.
Ominously for anybody annoyed by repeated Pleasure-Con connectivity points, Nintendo put out an announcement individually stating, “The quantity [of Joy-Con replacement or repair requests received] will not be vital, and is per what we have seen for any new we’ve launched.”
Nintendo believes there’s “no widespread technical issues,” suggesting that the corporate does not consider there’s a main fault, simply remoted incidents. So it is as much as the person shopper to contact Nintendo support if they’re experiencing a drawback.
On the matter of the dock scratching the Swap’s show, Nintendo does not consider the issues exists. Fils-Aimé checked with Nintendo’s occasion groups who’ve been utilizing Swap repeatedly at a whole bunch of occasions and there was not one incidence of display screen scratching from docking/undocking. However once more, Nintendo Help is on the market when you have a selected concern.