I had an 06 XStar and never had any switches break. They were as tight and sturdy as the first day I brought her home.
If it can be done and changed over, great! Do it!
Don't be discouraged by a few people with a little bad luck (no offense guys)
Current Boat- 2012 X-25
2004 Eliminator 28' Daytona
2000 Eliminator 22' Daytona