Nintendo has had a rough week, ever since a class action lawsuit was filed over issues with the Nintendo Switch’s

Joy-Con controllers experiencing drifting. Controller drift is when a joystick registers input when there is none. In the case of a shooter game, it might move the reticle when you’re trying to aim precisely. At first, Nintendo was fine with putting out a corporate-speak non-response, but things grew heated enough that Nintendo has finally agreed to repair any Joy-Cons for free and refund past repairs. So exactly how widespread was this Joy-Con drift issue? We asked the lovely IGN community to chime in with whether or not their Switch Joy-Cons experienced drift, and a whopping 26,000 of you responded.

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Has your Switch experienced Joy-Con drift?
Answer: No
Total Votes: 10283/26,000

The most common answer was that no, IGN community members hadn’t experienced Joy-Con drift issues, which we’re sure Nintendo is breathing a sigh of relief over. Not so fast, though, as you may be surprised to see how many people did have troubles.

Has your Switch experienced Joy-Con drift?
Answer: Yes
Total Votes: 9774/26,000

We’ve got to admit, every piece of hardware will inevitably run into some issues, but 9,774 people out of 26,000 feels like a considerable toll. That’s about 48% of Switch users, according to this (not scientific) data. We’re sure that’s 9,774 disgruntled customers Nintendo would rather satisfy, so here’s hoping that their promise to fix the issue for free is able to solve things for most customers.

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Has your Switch experienced Joy-Con drift?
Answer: I don’t have a Switch
Total Votes: 5934/26,000

Concerns about broken controllers aside, you folks know you should totally buy a Switch, right? You can check out our list of the 25 best Switch games, or read up on the recently announced Nintendo Switch Lite and how it’s different than the regular Switch.

If you’ve experienced Joy-Con drift but don’t want to wait around for a class action lawsuit to resolve things or Nintendo to send you a repaired system, you can check out our guide on how to fix Joy-Con drift yourself.

Joseph Knoop is a writer/producer for IGN, and he just calls it “aim assist.” Drift with him on Twitter.

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