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    If your JoyCons are drifting and in need of repair, you might need to wait a little longer than usual for a fix from Nintendo. All repair centers for the North American branch have been suspended due to, you guessed it, COVID-19. This applies to any hardware repairs for a Nintendo product, ranging from the Nintendo DS, all the way up to the Nintendo Switch. For those that just sent in their system to be repaired, you'll likely get it back in the coming days, as delivery will be refused and returned back to the recipient. Unfortunately, those already in the process of having their console repaired are going to be forced to wait an undetermined amount of time, as the hardware will be stuck in the repair center awaiting a fix until services resume. European repair offices have not yet closed, though they do note that repairs will likely be slower than usual during the ongoing outbreak.

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  3. HaloEffect17

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    Good thing I just got my joycons replaced.
     
  4. Ericzander

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    Don't mind me, I'm just here for the conspiracy theorists.

    In advance, I'll say good on Nintendo for putting priority on health over profit (at least in this case).
     
  5. CTR640

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    Inb4 Nintendo is trying to sue coronovirus.
     
  6. Chary

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    The joycon drift is actually an illness that joycons were getting, and now it’s spread to humans in the form of coronavirus. Nintendo is trying to get everyone to send in their joycons and close down their centers so they can quarantine and get rid of the infected joycons in secrecy. :ninja:
     
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  7. NoNAND

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    Uhm @Chary not to sound rude but please edit the title; it should be "Coronavirus" instead of "coronavirus"
    Thanks!
     
  8. Memoir

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    Well... This is hilarious. I'm actually laughing at this.
     
  9. Chary

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    Thanks!
     
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  10. Blue_Mew

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    They still do og DS fixes? Weird.​
     
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  11. NoNAND

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    Oh nevermind then
    I just thought Coronavirus is capitalised for some reason.
     
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    I hope they come up with a vaccine for the joycon drift soon before it spreads even further.
     
  13. placebooooo

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    Just what I needed to hear. Sent my joycons in for repair a week and a half ago to fix drifting issues. Now I’m gonna be waiting weeks/months before I can play on my switch again.

    I mean, the least they could have done was ship them back to me even if not repaired :/
     
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  14. MetoMeto

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    i don't get why is everyone spelling corona virus name as "coronavirus" ...
    afaik its corona and its virus, separated, not coronavirus.. i don't get it.
     
  15. CPG

    CPG im gonna kill you ;)
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    good thing i don't have joycons

    whether that is a good thing or a bad thing is up to you
     
  16. MetoMeto

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    if they care they wouldnt make that be an issue in the first place let alone this.
     
  17. Silent_Gunner

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    *Alex Jones voice*

    "Meanwhile, the cure is this special toothpaste I sell at my site! What? I got a DWI violation? That's just fake news that the psychic vampires are telling to discredit me!"
     
  18. obs123194

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    SAME! :)
     
  19. RandomUser

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    This is probably the reason:
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    I'm glad I had my joy cons sent to them already. Even though it works properly now, still uncomfortable to use sometimes. Keep swapping between all my controller options just to get used to them evenly.
     
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    Well, that's why they support the right for you to repair their stuff yours... oh wait...
     
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