This is a disappointing confirmation because Joy-Con controller drift is a known and still-occurring problem where the controller registers movement despite the analogue sticks not being physically moved. "The Joy-Con controller configuration and functionality did not change with Nintendo Switch system (OLED model)," a Nintendo representative told GameSpot. "The configuration and functionality is the same as that of the Joy-Con controllers for the Nintendo Switch system."
Meet the newest entry to the #NintendoSwitch family! Nintendo Switch (OLED model) brings the versatility of the Nintendo Switch experience with a vibrant 7-inch OLED screen, a wide adjustable stand, and more. Nintendo Switch (OLED model) releases on 10/8.https://t.co/zRpGxakJDn pic.twitter.com/Tsc55r35ay— Nintendo of America (@NintendoAmerica) July 6, 2021
"The new Nintendo Switch (OLED model) is a great option for players who want to experience the new vibrant screen when playing in handheld and tabletop mode," said Nintendo of America President Doug Bowser as part of this week's announcement of the new model. "With the addition of this new model to the Nintendo Switch family of systems, people have an additional choice of a system that best fits the gaming experience they desire – whether it’s Nintendo Switch (OLED model), Nintendo Switch or Nintendo Switch Lite."
As noted above, the Nintendo Switch (OLED model) is set to release later this year on October 8th with a suggested retail price of $349.99.
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