Nintendo says there is no Switch exchange program

Nintendo Switch owners who recently purchased a console reported been able to upgrade to the new longer-lasting battery model for free. However a Nintendo spokesperson has flatly denied that swaps are available, telling The Verge that “we do not have a Nintendo Switch exchange program.” It’s not clear why customer service representatives are saying otherwise. […]


Nintendo planning more versions of the Switch

A report by the Wall Street Journal claims Nintendo has plans for further updates to the Switch lineup to extend the platform’s lifecycle. “Chief Executive Shuntaro Furukawa has said the company is always working on new hardware,” writes the publication. The Wall Street Journal also confirmed that some upcoming Switch models would use indium gallium […]


Nintendo will reportedly fix Joy-Con drift for free, even out of warranty

Nintendo has reportedly instructed customer support representatives to offer free Joy-Con repairs with “drift” issues for free. So if your Nintendo Switch joysticks are becoming unreliable, pointing your game in random directions even if you haven’t physically pushed them that way, you may be experiencing “Joy-Con Drift.” And though Nintendo hasn’t officially admitted to a […]


Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony collectively speak out against Trump’s tariffs on gaming consoles

Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo have joined forces to tell the U.S. government that its newly-proposed tariffs on goods imported from China would hurt consumers, put jobs at risk, and stifle innovation, according to a joint letter sent by the companies to the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. In the joint letter dated June 17, […]


Nintendo plans two New Switch models for this year

Nintendo is working on two new versions of the Switch that could be released as soon as this summer, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. One of the models is said to be a cheaper variant, while the other device reportedly has “enhanced features targeted at avid video gamers.” The Wall Street […]