Yesterday, we discovered that a law firm located in the United States is preparing to file a lawsuit against Nintendo based on the reports that Joy-Con controllers can switch to
Now, in the last development, the lawsuit against Nintendo of America was officially filed by Chimicles, Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith's law firms for "claims related to alleged defects" in Switch controllers. This follows from the company that requires anyone with a drift problem to contact their attorneys.
Here's the full update from the company's website:
CSK & D filed a lawsuit against Nintendo America, Inc. ) for claims related to alleged defects in Joy-Con controllers that are part of the Nintendo Switch game consoles. The appeal filed with the United States District Court for Washington DC claims that the joysticks of the Joy-Con controllers are defective, causing users to experience drift problems. In particular, the complaint claims that the joystick of the Joy-Con controllers will automatically register motion when the joystick is not controlled by the user and does not interfere with the gameplay. The complaint filed on behalf of buyers of Joy-Con switches and controllers claims claims on various consumer protection laws, as well as various warranties and common claims.
Complaint Documents Owners of Switch who previously had problems with Nintendo Joy -Con Controllers and contained user comments from various video games and social media sites. Visit the company website to view the PDF version of the complaint.
Nintendo of America has not published a statement about the case at this time.