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nynt9
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(02-23-2017, 02:28 PM)
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Originally Posted by DNAbro

The polygon preview said they had hardware problem with the controllers becoming unsynched. That's not good.

http://www.polygon.com/2017/2/23/147...ng-impressions

So did this one:

http://digitalchumps.com/nintendo-switch-full-preview/

Originally Posted by othersteve

Same problem with mine. I think it is only one of the two Joy-Cons specifically however -- the left one. We've reached out to NOA and will update.

Originally Posted by Listonosh

We didn't do a video on the unboxing or using the system but more so discuss how it is using it on a day to day basis.

During one part we do bring up two technical issues I have with the Switch, which I'm really hoping are just isolated to our console. One is with the battery not charging all the way even when it's docked, and the other with some issues of input lag in rare cases when the Joy-Con are detached from the console itself.

Nintendo Switch First Impressions - What's Up Games

(To clarify, for those inevitably asking how the hell we got one, this is a press unit for GameZone.com, which will be having a written preview up as well)

Edit: Oh! I see other sites have had issues with the left Joy-Con as well.

Originally Posted by gofreak

Kotaku's Jason Schreier also reports having that joy-con sync problem.

https://twitter.com/jasonschreier/st...67748685262850

"Jason Schreier Retweeted Wario64
Yep, my left JoyCon desynchronizes as I'm playing. Gonna be a big problem if they can't fix this with a firmware update!"

Since there was discussion in that other thread about moving this to its own thread

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Lucifon
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(02-23-2017, 02:30 PM)
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I seriously hope this doesn't become an actual hardware issue as opposed to a firmware/software related issue.
Ridley327
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(02-23-2017, 02:30 PM)
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It doesn't appear that there are issues with the L-Joycon when it's attached to the Switch itself (not that there shouldn't be, but you never know), but I'm wondering if this issue replicates itself while it's on either of the grips.
Rebel Leader
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(02-23-2017, 02:30 PM)
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it's the left joy con only?


Wow.. i wonder why
YuriLowell
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(02-23-2017, 02:30 PM)
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Sounds like they have a day one firmware fix.
Magikoopa24
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(02-23-2017, 02:30 PM)
Sounds like something easily solvable by the day 1 patch, though I don't know anything about how that'd work- maybe it's actually physical and the left joycons can be easily defective. Hopefully it's the former.
Shift Breaker
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(02-23-2017, 02:31 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rebel Leader

it's the left joy con only?

That's right.
Flare
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(02-23-2017, 02:31 PM)
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Hopefully a firmware fix. If not... Well.
Seik
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(02-23-2017, 02:31 PM)
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Hopefully that's fixable via firmware update and it's not hardware related, which would be absolute shit if that's the case. :(
Newtype-001
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(02-23-2017, 02:31 PM)
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Thats unfortunate, wonder even when docked together
Chindogg
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(02-23-2017, 02:31 PM)
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Weird for the lag when attached. I don't think there's any data being physically transferred when it's attached, just power.

I'm really hoping the L Joycons don't have defective batteries.
nynt9
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(02-23-2017, 02:32 PM)
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Originally Posted by Magikoopa24

Sounds like something easily solvable by the day 1 patch, though I don't know anything about how that'd work- maybe it's actually physical and the left joycons can be easily defective. Hopefully it's the former.

If it's a software issue, probably. If it's a hardware issue, probably not.
vatstep
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(02-23-2017, 02:32 PM)
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I'm sure they can fix this via a firmware update, but still... pro controller for the win

Joy Con Boyz stay losing
Enter The 36 Chambers
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(02-23-2017, 02:32 PM)
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This thread should be good.

Should be fixable with firmware I'm sure.
Krakatoa
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(02-23-2017, 02:32 PM)
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I'm willing to give Nintendo the benefit of doubt the sync issue will be fixed with the day one update.

If not, I'll return the system until the shit is sorted out.
Plum
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(02-23-2017, 02:32 PM)
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Really, really hope this is just an issue with non-patched systems. If it's a hardware issue then damn, how could Nintendo possibly let this get past testing?
Stone Ocean
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(02-23-2017, 02:32 PM)
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I really hope this is easily solvable, even though I'm gonna play in handheld mode most of the time.
ramparter
(02-23-2017, 02:33 PM)
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Will wait to see if it's a firmware issue and not hardware, otherwise I can see it costing Nintendo a lot.
Murkas
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(02-23-2017, 02:33 PM)
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Just get 2 right ones in the meantime.
jholmes
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by YuriLowell

Sounds like they have a day one firmware fix.

Does it though?

I wonder if some people actually had a Wii U at launch and saw how long it took to get that OS to stop crashing.
BD1
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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Nintendo HQ: GULP!
grandjedi6
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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Wonder if it's going to be one of those issues where those publications had certain type of or amount of bluetooth devices that Nintendo didn't test for
jts
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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I can't imagine how this is a general issue without being caught by QC. Assuming they did thousands of hours of testing.

Definitely worth keeping an eye on the issue though. Will wait for Nintendo's word on it.
Cbajd5
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shift Breaker

That's right.

no, it's left

Please excuse this poor joke attempt.
blly155
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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preorder cancelled. i guess i'll wait for the firmware patch or hardware revision.
Vampirolol
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(02-23-2017, 02:34 PM)
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The problem is probably in every unit, so if they can't fix it via firmware, this may become a disaster. Still, that's unlikely since you know... they must have tested the damn thing.
In any case, they should release a statement asap.
serenewarfare
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(02-23-2017, 02:35 PM)
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The best theory I've seen so far, considering this was never reported as happening during the preview events, is that maybe this is an unintended bug from an update to the system between the preview event hardware and now. In that case, it might be an easy fix.
cw_sasuke
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(02-23-2017, 02:35 PM)
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I would assume this will be fixed with the same update that unlocks the eShop on day 1. Unless it's a hardware issue.
Ridley327
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(02-23-2017, 02:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by vatstep

I'm sure they can fix this via a firmware update, but still... pro controller for the win

Joy Con Boyz stay losing

The Pro controller isn't going to do much for those playing 1 2 Switch or Just Dance. Something that has a direct impact on a third of the retail launch titles (jeez, does that seem weird to type out) is something that needs to be fixed really damn fast.
Faustek
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(02-23-2017, 02:35 PM)
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Have Nintendo even mentioned that they have the ability to write to the jc firmware? As I remember it took a while for MS to actually launch that feature as well.
Sesuadra
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(02-23-2017, 02:35 PM)
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The switch units used by reporters do not have the day one update for the OS installed. Just fyi.
Maybe it will fix that problem.
B00TE
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(02-23-2017, 02:35 PM)
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Originally Posted by Enter The 36 Chambers

This thread should be good.

Should be fixable with firmware I'm sure.

If it's anything like the switch preview thread seems right now, yup lol.

Hoping this gets ironed out, it does concern me a bit. I intended to play almost solely with a pro controller or undocking the system (where this wouldn't be a problem) but it's still slightly concerning.
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Hasney
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by jholmes

Does it though?

I wonder if some people actually had a Wii U at launch and saw how long it took to get that OS to stop crashing.

There is a day one update coming. If it fixes this or not, god knows.

The Wii U OS crashed? I remember it being slow as fuck until like the third update or so, but I never had a crash.
sixteen-bit
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)
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Hopefully they fix this before launch. Day one patch or something.
maxcriden
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)
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How often is this happening when people are experiencing it?

Is it happening also when using the grip?
blly155
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)
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Originally Posted by sixteen-bit

Hopefully they fix this before launch. Day one patch or something.

you assume it's software.
cheezcake
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)
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Left only strongly implies software issue
Kyzer
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)
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The fact that its the left ones and that these things werent happening before, its probably something that can be fixed through firmware. They messed something up
Dark Cloud
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(02-23-2017, 02:36 PM)

Originally Posted by Enter The 36 Chambers

This thread should be good.

Should be fixable with firmware I'm sure.

Yeah sounds like a firmware thing.
TheGreatMightyPoo
(02-23-2017, 02:37 PM)
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Originally Posted by Rebel Leader

it's the left joy con only?


Wow.. i wonder why

Lefties are evil.
UnemployedVillain
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(02-23-2017, 02:37 PM)
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Well there is a Day 1 update coming to the system, so let's see what that does
Kouriozan
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(02-23-2017, 02:37 PM)
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Just joycons?
Guess it won't affect me since I'll primarily play with a Pro Controller but that sounds really awful.
t hicks
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(02-23-2017, 02:37 PM)
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A bit concerning, but hopefully it will get sorted out
ncslamm
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(02-23-2017, 02:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by cheezcake

Left only strongly implies software issue

I hope so. Very strange. My Xbox one had bad controller connectivity issues and I had to return it. Hope that this won't be the case with the Switch.
ChaosXVI
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(02-23-2017, 02:38 PM)
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Oh fuck! Hopefully something fixable with a Day 1 update. The last thing Nintendo needs right now is a three red lights of death level hardware problem right out of the gate.
Krakatoa
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(02-23-2017, 02:38 PM)
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is the left joy-con the one with the Amiibo functionality built in?
ITSMILNER
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(02-23-2017, 02:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Shift Breaker

That's right.

No, Left
Enduin
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(02-23-2017, 02:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Krakatoa

is the left joy-con the one with the Amiibo functionality built in?

No, that's the right one.
blly155
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(02-23-2017, 02:38 PM)
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Originally Posted by Krakatoa

is the left joy-con the one with the Amiibo functionality built in?

no, it's the right one i believe.

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