Nintendo won’t say if the OLED Switch fixes the console’s worst problem

0
Loading...

Nintendo announced a new Nintendo Switch model with a 7-inch OLED screen, enhanced audio, and a wider kickstand last Tuesday. While these are all welcome upgrades, it wasn’t the Switch Pro many fans were anticipating. Rumors prior to the reveal suggested the OLED model would be more powerful and potentially even support 4K graphics. Those rumors turned out to be inaccurate. In fact, in addition to having the same chips as the old model, the OLED model doesn’t even fix the Joy-Con drift issue that has plagued the Nintendo Switch since 2017.

Today’s Top Deal If you have a Nintendo Switch, you need to score this incredible Amazon deal! List Price:$54.98 Price:$43.23 You Save:$11.75 (21%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Buy Now Available from Amazon BGR may receive a commission

For years, Switch owners have been experiencing issues with the removable Joy-Con controllers. The analog sticks on the controllers input random commands even when the player is not touching them. It’s still not entirely clear what causes this issue or why it occurs so frequently. Nintendo even set up a page on its support site specifically for Joy-Con repairs. There was some hope that despite the lack of 4K graphics or improved battery life, the OLED Nintendo Switch would at least address the Joy-Con drift problem. Sadly, this doesn’t appear to be the case.

Loading...

Nintendo’s response to Switch Joy-Con drift issues

After the OLED Switch reveal, several publications inquired about changes to the Joy-Con. Here is the response that each of them received from a Nintendo representative:

“The Joy-Con controller configuration and functionality did not change with Nintendo Switch system (OLED model),” the representative told The Verge, Wired, Polygon, and GameSpot. “The configuration and functionality is the same as that of the Joy-Con controllers for the Nintendo Switch console.”

The statement goes on to note that Nintendo is “aware of reports that some Joy-Con controllers have not responded correctly.” They then encourage anyone experiencing problems with their controllers to visit http://support.nintendo.com so they can get the help they need.

Loading...

This certainly isn’t the response that fans were hoping to receive. That said, it won’t come as much of a surprise after Nintendo confirmed that every previously released Joy-Con would be compatible with the OLED Switch, and that every upcoming Joy-Con would work with the older Switch models as well. It looks like we’ll be waiting until the actual Switch Pro arrives for a Joy-Con update.

Today’s Top Deal Cook perfect steak and chicken every time with this brilliant Amazon find — now on sale! List Price:$39.99 Price:$37.99 You Save:$2.00 (5%) Available from Amazon, BGR may receive a commission Buy Now Available from Amazon BGR may receive a commission

Stay connected with us on social media platform for instant update click here to join our  Twitter, & Facebook

Loading...

We are now on Telegram. Click here to join our channel (@TechiUpdate) and stay updated with the latest Technology headlines.

For all the latest Technology News Click Here 

 For the latest news and updates, follow us on Google News

Loading...

Read original article here

Denial of responsibility! TechAzi is an automatic aggregator around the global media. All the content are available free on Internet. We have just arranged it in one platform for educational purpose only. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials on our website, please contact us by email – [email protected]. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

This website uses cookies to improve your experience. We'll assume you're ok with this, but you can opt-out if you wish. Accept Read More