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From November 9 the price of individual Joy-Con controllers will be reduced by 20%, from $49.99 to $39.99.
A pair of Switch Joy-Con controllers currently has a $79.99 MSRP.
Nintendo recently confirmed that the price of single Joy-Con controllers will be reduced in Japan from November 6.
VGC has contacted Nintendo to see if it plans to cut the price in Europe too.
A mother and child launched the latest of several lawsuits targeting drifting Switch Joy-Con controllers earlier this month.
The drifting Joy-Con issue—which causes analogue sticks to register movement even when untouched—was brought to wider public attention with the filing of another class-action lawsuit in July 2019.
Shortly after the first class-action suit was filed, Nintendo stopped charging for repair of drifting Joy-Cons and began refunding those who had already paid for a fix, although it did not acknowledge an actual fault with Switch controllers.
However, Nintendo’s president offered the company’s first public Joy-Con drift apology during an investor Q&A in June 2020. “We apologize for any inconvenience caused to our customers regarding Joy-Con controllers,” Shuntaro Furukawa said.
“We are continuing to improve our products, but currently Joy-Con is subject to a class-action lawsuit in the United States and is a pending issue so we cannot comment on any specific actions we may take.”