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Anyone else experience drifting on the Nintendo Switch Pro Controller?

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Posted · Original PosterOP

Hey everyone,

 

Ive been playing a lot of Mario Kart 8 Deluxe lately and I use a Pro Controller to play it but lately I’ve been noticing my characters drift to the left when they should be going straight.

 

Ive tried recalibration in the settings but the problem remains.

 

Has anyone else experienced this problem? If so have you found a way to fix it?

 

Im pretty bummed if it’s unfixable since Pro Controllers aren’t cheap and I’ve had mine for less than a year.

 

Thanks!


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Does this help at all? https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/08/guide_how_to_fix_a_drifting_nintendo_switch_pro_controller

If you do need to repair, Ifixit appears to have some guides available for replacing parts. 


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Posted · Original PosterOP
54 minutes ago, zeusthemoose said:

Does this help at all? https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2020/08/guide_how_to_fix_a_drifting_nintendo_switch_pro_controller

If you do need to repair, Ifixit appears to have some guides available for replacing parts. 

I’m actually afraid of opening it up and tinkering with the components.

 

Im afraid I will break it even further. 😔 


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Posted · Original PosterOP

Anyone else having this problem?

 

I tried recalibrating again but it still drifts to the left. :(


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On 8/27/2020 at 9:50 AM, GamerBlake said:

I’m actually afraid of opening it up and tinkering with the components.

 

Im afraid I will break it even further. 😔 

Either you want to fix it or not, you can't fix internal issues by staring at it and hoping


Dirty Windows Peasants :P ?

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On 8/27/2020 at 1:50 AM, GamerBlake said:

I’m actually afraid of opening it up and tinkering with the components.

 

Im afraid I will break it even further. 😔 

If it is already broken enough that you can't play properly, how can you break it any worse? I would think it is worth the chance to actually fix it.  Also, if it is less than a year old, get ahold of Nintendo and see if they will warranty it, before doing anything else.

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Posted · Original PosterOP
On 9/10/2020 at 10:52 AM, Lord Vile said:

Either you want to fix it or not, you can't fix internal issues by staring at it and hoping

Turns out I accidentally turned motion controls on on MK8 without even knowing it 😂 


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16 minutes ago, GamerBlake said:

Turns out I accidentally turned motion controls on on MK8 without even knowing it 😂 

Jesus christ, smart steering on too? ;)


Dirty Windows Peasants :P ?

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