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NES Controller Does Not Stay Attached to the Console


  • One or both NES Controllers do not stay attached to the Nintendo Switch console.
  • The NES Controller(s) can be easily detached from the console without having to press the release button.


The Nintendo Entertainment System™ Controllers can be paired and used wirelessly with Nintendo Switch Lite.

What to Do:

If the NES Controller(s) will not remain attached to the Nintendo Switch console, then only the affected NES Controller(s) will need to be repaired. Do not include the console.

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