Over time, we expect that our gadgets will start to fail and no longer operate like they did when it was new. This is to be expected due to wear and tear, but sometimes things just seem to fail faster than expected, such is the case with Microsoft and its Xbox One controllers, where many consumers are reporting such issues with “stick drift”.
So much so that a class-action lawsuit has been filed against the company in which it alleges that Microsoft knows about the problem but still secrete the controller anyway, and to make things worse, the company is building patrons paying off the fixing, despite the allegations that this is a well-known problem.
According to the filing, “A simple Google search on this issue discovers multiple meeting and theme councils dedicated to stick drift; YouTube instructional videos of users attempting to fix the issue on their own; and even permutation joystick factors from Amazon and other sellers.”
For those unfamiliar, stay stray is when one of the movement controllers on a controller disappoints and starts registering move in the game even if no one is touching the controller. This has not been able to be the first time we’re hearing about this question as previously, Nintendo Switch gamers had also run into similar issues with the Joy-Cons.
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