Users with Nintendo products currently going through the repair process will also have their devices held there until further notice. As for when services resume, that will be down to shifting governmental guidelines as the pandemic proceeds.
Nintendo has noted that if your device warranty expires during this period, they will “honor the warranty for the amount of time our repair centers are closed,” which is a boon to players with Switch issues.For more on how COVID-19 is affecting the video game industry, see Game Workers Unite’s statement calling for aid to help studios and their employees who are affected by the crisis.
As for retail, GameStop stores are now complying with CDC regulations and have closed all stores after facing scrutiny for deeming their outlets as “essential” business.
Jordan Oloman is a freelance writer for IGN whose self-isolation is fortunately not being affected by Joy-Con drift. Stay safe, and follow him on Twitter.