I brought my switch to the bathroom when my indigestion kicked in but I ended up fumbling it because I didn't make it in time, and it hit the wood floor fairly hard. After I could focus on it I saw no physical damage, and everything seemed to work fine until I tried to do a magnesis Korok puzzle. The button no longer has a tactile "click", and seemed to only work if I press it just right. I called Nintendo, and they decided to send it in so they could repair it, I just had to stick it in a box and bring it to Purolator. I bought a second set of joycons for while I waited for it to come back - I wanted a second set for a while but was hoping to buy it after it dropped in price (which realistically will take a while) and am running through Zelda again no problem.
Nintendo has a pretty quick service time. They expect it to only take two weeks total.
I didn't bother trying to keep my PDP Zelda decal - it would be a pain to stick it on the other one and then i will have a mismatched set. I'm pretty sure the decal will still be on it when it gets back, otherwise buyign another skin set would be no biggie
Eventually I'll get a charge pad. I really want to find a second skin set that covers just the two joycons and the charge pad.
Nintendo really designed this thing to be easily serviceable. The Joy-cons are designed to take the brunt of all damage and protect the Switch itself, and having metal rails on the Switch side make it clear the Joycons should almost always be the point of failure. Replacing a Joycon is far easier than repairing a Switch, especially if all your games and saves are on it but it no longer turns on.
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