Do Joycons charge in Sleep mode?

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Do Joycons charge in Sleep mode?

Postby VideoGameCritic » July 2nd, 2017, 10:58 am

This seems like a really basic question that should have been answered in a proper instruction manual.
I'm assuming my controllers are charging in sleep mode, but there's no light indicators to confirm this.
I've seen people discussing this on forums but nothing official.

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Re: Do Joycons charge in Sleep mode?

Postby MoarRipter » July 4th, 2017, 2:06 pm

It does when the console is docked and in sleep mode. It doesn't appear to charge them in sleep mode if the console is not docked or otherwise plugged in.

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Re: Do Joycons charge in Sleep mode?

Postby VideoGameCritic » July 5th, 2017, 10:19 pm

The fact that I need to ask is really an indictment of the new industry mindset "let's save a few bucks by not providing a manual and let them hunt around for answers on the internet instead".

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Re: Do Joycons charge in Sleep mode?

Postby MoarRipter » July 7th, 2017, 7:58 pm

VideoGameCritic wrote:The fact that I need to ask is really an indictment of the new industry mindset "let's save a few bucks by not providing a manual and let them hunt around for answers on the internet instead".


Yeah I thought it was humorous that the Switch had no instructions other than small pictures on the box flap but the NES Classic included a manual done in a retro look and even a poster. But I guess when a company only makes 1,000 units of an item, they can afford to include manuals and posters...

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Re: Do Joycons charge in Sleep mode?

Postby Rookie1 » July 10th, 2017, 6:40 am

MoarRipter wrote:
VideoGameCritic wrote:The fact that I need to ask is really an indictment of the new industry mindset "let's save a few bucks by not providing a manual and let them hunt around for answers on the internet instead".


Yeah I thought it was humorous that the Switch had no instructions other than small pictures on the box flap but the NES Classic included a manual done in a retro look and even a poster. But I guess when a company only makes 1,000 units of an item, they can afford to include manuals and posters...


They made more than 1,000 switches? Could have fooled me! :lol:


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