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Nintendo Switch remains one of the strongest financially performing consoles in 2022, five It’s no surprise that it’s still enjoying massive support after a year and a half of its release. No Man’s Sky, Splatoon 3, and Archangel 3 are some of the most notable recent additions to the Switch catalog, and you’ll need a pair of Joy-Con controllers to play them. Unfortunately for Switch users, Joy-Cons will continue to appear over time Fault. Many things can go wrong, including the well-known Joy-Con drift problem; this misplaces your controller’s analog stick, constantly entering a direction because it can’t return to center. Another problem you may encounter is a pair of Joy-Con controllers that refuse to start or respond to your input no matter how many times you try to charge or restart them. Fortunately, Nintendo of America has a solution – if you’re willing to follow the directions.
There’s mostly good news here: According to Nintendo, when your When your Nintendo Switch’s Joy-Con controller refuses to start, you can simply do a factory reset. The process is pretty straightforward, and it should get you back into your game without much (or any) extra hassle.