Top
80°

Nintendo Banning 3DS Pirates from Online Use

Nintendo has begun weeding out those who are pirating on the Nintendo 3DS handheld.

Read Full Story >>
nintendoenthusiast.com
The story is too old to be commented.
1032d ago
Dasteru1032d ago

The only thing i can think of is that it is detecting people playing games from other regions using the flash carts region spoofing. Neither the 3DS nor Nintendo have any way of knowing if a game is pirated or not, as long as it is the correct region. The 3DS flash carts are designed specifically so that it appears exactly as a retail cart. That is part of the reason they have limits on the number of games per cart and have dip switches on them. When you first load up a game on any 3DS flash cart, the cart flashes a partition (switch position) with a legit Nintendo game signature, making it completely impossible to tell apart from a real one.

1032d ago Replies(1)
WizzroSupreme1032d ago

Good for them. Pirating is every company's problem. Shouldn't be tolerated in the slightest.