Nintendo Has “No Plans” To Add Switch Lite’s D-Pad To Future Joy-Con

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As you may have noticed, the Nintendo Switch Lite has ditched the original model’s directional input buttons for a traditional D-pad on the left-hand side of the console. While it won’t make much of a difference for some, others – including our very own editor, Damien – are very excited about the Switch finally having this option built in.

We’ve heard plenty of comments from Switch owners asking for a traditional D-pad on their Joy-Con in the past, despite the fact that the separated buttons are needed for single Joy-Con play. The new D-pad design on the Switch Lite has sparked this idea up once more, but Nintendo has confirmed that there are “no plans” to release Joy-Con with an updated design.

The news comes from CNET, who put the question to Nintendo of America president, Doug Bowser:

Doug Bowser: “There are no plans, or nothing to announce, in terms of further variations of Joy-Con.”

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We wouldn’t expect Nintendo to change the design of the original Joy-Con, but at least this answers the question for anyone wondering. If you’re wanting a ‘proper’ D-pad, the Switch Lite will soon be the best way to go.

Source : https://www.nintendolife.com/news/2019/07/nintendo_has_no_plans_to_add_switch_lites_d-pad_to_future_joy-con

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