Chimicles Schwartz Kriner & Donaldson-Smith has filed a lawsuit against Nintendo of America for Joy-Con drifting issues. You can read their statement below.
CSK&D has filed a class action lawsuit against Nintendo of America, Inc. (“Nintendo”) for claims relating to alleged defects in the Joy-Con controllers that are part of Nintendo Switch gaming consoles. The complaint, filed in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington, alleges that the joysticks on Joy-Con controllers are defective, leading users to experience drift issues. Specifically, the complaint alleges that the joystick on the Joy-Con controllers will automatically register movement when the joystick is not being controlled by the user and interfere with gameplay. The complaint, filed on behalf of purchasers of Switches and Joy-Con controllers, brings claims under various consumer protection statutes as well as various warranty and common law claims.
A copy of the complaint can be viewed by clicking here.
Attorneys for this case:
Benjamin F. Johns
Andrew W. Ferich
Alex M. Kashurba
We’ll be sure to update you when progression on this lawsuit happens. What are your thoughts? Let us know in the comments!