This Sad Video Will Make You Glad You Didn't Buy A Nintendo Switch

By Holly Brockwell on at

The Switch has only just launched, but already there are numerous complaints about poor design decisions, faults and breakages. This sad compilation of some of the problems so far makes for depressing viewing, especially if you've already bought the console.

Of course, when any product sells in large volumes, you're going to have people with issues - but some of the problems seem to be more to do with Nintendo's design choices than plain old bad luck. For instance, as one Reddit user points out, the dock doesn't even need the front panel that's been scratching people's screens:


Another pointed out that someone fixed one of the common issues with sync on the left Joy-Con by soldering a simple wire that Nintendo could have done themselves:

If you've got a Switch, there are some clever suggestions already for how to fix some of the issues – but that's not the point. If these problems turn out to be widespread, and some do seem to be, Nintendo's got some 'splaining to do. [Reddit]