US court dismissed Joy-Con drift lawsuit

A US judge has dismissed a Joy-Cons drift lawsuit against Nintendo.

The legal action was initially filed in October 2020, by parents on behalf of their 10-year-old. At the time, they explained that the drift on the Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con “became so pronounced that the controllers became inoperable for general gameplay use.”

As reported by Eurogamer, the lawsuit was actually dismissed last November, with the judge arguing that the user agreement was between Nintendo and the parents (who bought the console), and not the child, who is a minor.

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