Nintendo France announces that they are repairing/replacing the switch joy-con even if its warranty has expired. Recently, Nintendo of America declared the switch joy-con issue would be resolved even if your switch joy-con was not under warranty. It’s a piece of good news for those living in France.
Speaking with the French website, lemonde.fr, The director of Nintendo France, Philippe Lavoué said the team of Nintendo France is repairing the joy-cons even if they are out of warranty.
“We are aware of recent reports, but to the knowledge of Nintendo France, the number of cases is extremely low,” said Philippe Lavoué. He also explains that Nintendo has given “specific instructions” to its after-sales service and to its partners so that the defective controllers can be repaired or replaced without difficulty, and “even when the commercial warranty has expired”.
Also according to Philippe Lavoué, Nintendo France has also had no “significant malfunctions reported on the Switch Lite”. He finally assured that Nintendo has “verifiable figures” – but that the manufacturer has not yet chosen to communicate.