Nintendo has announced that they will begin repairing Joy-Cons with the so-called drifting issue for free in Europe. Repairs will be performed for free even if the warranty on the Nintendo Switch has expired, Nintendo further stated.
Drifting in the Joy-Con controllers has been one of the biggest issues with the Nintendo Switch, and thousands of Nintendo Switch users have reported the problem over the years. Nintendo has previously stated that wear and tear makes drifting in the controllers inevitable and compared it to how tires are affected by wear and tear.
Below is an example of how Joy-Cons are affected by drifting.