Nintendo will launch a brand new Nintendo Switch, formally referred to as the Nintendo Switch (OLED mannequin), on Oct. 8, the firm introduced Tuesday. The upgraded {hardware} will price $50 greater than the Nintendo Switch that initially launched in 2017, and can characteristic a bigger, OLED touchscreen — nevertheless it’s nonetheless utilizing the same ol’ Joy-Cons, Nintendo has confirmed to Polygon.

Though the new Switch mannequin is a particular improve — although, maybe, not the main one some folks anticipated — with its new show capabilities, adjustable stand, and “enhanced audio,” Nintendo hasn’t touched the Joy-Con controllers.

“The Joy-Con controller configuration and functionality did not change with Nintendo Switch system (OLED model),” a Nintendo consultant instructed Polygon. “The configuration and functionality is the same as that of the Joy-con controllers for the Nintendo Switch system.”

The drawback with Nintendo’s Joy-Con controllers is one in every of sturdiness. The firm is dealing with a number of lawsuits relating to Joy-Con drift, an issue that happens when joysticks on the controller “drift” with out consumer enter, inflicting a personality to maneuver unintentionally. It’s been a recognized drawback since the console was initially launched, however the first lawsuit was filed in 2019. Nintendo initially started providing free repairs on affected Joy-Cons, however issues continued with new fashions, like the Nintendo Switch Lite — a very dangerous drawback, since these Joy-Cons can’t be eliminated.

Nintendo has acknowledged the drawback on a couple of events, nevertheless it seems to be prefer it’ll nonetheless be a difficulty even with the upgraded OLED Switch. In 2020, Nintendo did lower the value of a single Joy-Con by $10, right down to $39.99, however changing drifting Joy-Cons remains to be a expensive resolution.