Don’t pirate Nintendo Switch games. That’s the message that prominent hacker SciresM has looked to deliver in an extensive Reddit post where he provided an overview about how application authorization works on the portable home console.
That's called covering your back lol.
I like buying my games and supporting the developers to continue to make future projects. But saying that, Also don't mind hacking my device to play emulators for games that are not re-released digitally.
I'm all for supporting the developers, but when games rarely go on sale and never drops in price years later (Nintendo), you either buy used (so no money to the developer) or pirate the game. So when its a game I feel is worth full price, they will get my money. When the game is worth half price and it goes on sale for half price, they will get my money. But when they never lower the price and it's a 'I want to play it but not at that price', what do you do?
You dont be a fanboy realize Nintendo is already stealing youtuber ad revenue money and reselling old games for high prices and buy used.
Simple don't steal.
Odyssey, Breath of the Wild, Arms, Splatoon 2, Mario Rabbids, Fire Emblem Warriors and 1-2-Switch have all been on sale. Interestingly enough Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Pokken Tournament Deluxe, both remasters, are two that haven't seen much of a discount at all.
I imagine most people wouldn't bother taking their real Nintendo accounts online on a hacked console.
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I’ve got nothing to hide.
...I'm freaking weak in the knees , LOL!
the title doesnt match what he was saying... Heck even the article is ad libing here and there, nice try though. If you play online you will probably get banned, but its a Nintendo console so most people dont play online anyway.
It's more so that if you connect online ever, even to get updates, Nintendo will know, as they receive activity logs. He's saying right now that's there's no way to hide pirated games. If you pirate a game, you have to accept that console as being banned.
exactly, but the blog makes it seem like they will break your switch or something.
Even if your console get banned, you can still update your games anyway so it doesn't matter. You only lose eshop access and the ability to play online. Some hackers who got their console banned already can update their games still.
now my comment looks foolish since they changed what article is linked and the title. Check the credit url to see what I was talking about.
Funny, I get into online matches in MK8, Splatoon 2, Fortnite, Rocket League, ARMS, etc., just fine and with no lag but "most people don't play online anyway" so I must be dreaming.
most people and all people are not the same thing, if you havent noticed the switch is very popular console.
Anybody knows once you hack a console and pirate games you take the game online they will either brick the console or know the game is pirated.
they wont brick the system... worst they do is ban you from online services.
Yeah, I don't think that they can legally brick your system. Terms and conditions don't supersede law.
ORRRR, just don't pirate in general... I like to play games, don't want to hurt developers who put in extremely long hours to make them.
the thing is, i don‘t want to play any of the switch games even for free. and yet there are people who are giving money for this subpar stuff. the world is a strange place.
And yet someone like this idiot seems to avoid all restrictions and bans while some pretty solid posters here get crucified and knocked off. That's the stuff that gives this site such a horrible rep.
Then why are Nintendo games the highest rated games of all time? Try harder next time kid.
..thanks for sharing.
I actually feel pity for the people that upvoted you.
pirates: can't pay for online anyway no use buying original games
it's a moral duty to hack nintendo consoles
This is nothing new. People will just buy two consoles that’s how it’s always been. I’ve always been into hacking and have had every major console modded that I’ve owned. I just enjoy learning the tech. Now with that being said I don’t find it worth pirating games simply because of the size of these games nowadays still who couldn’t resist a fully modded psp back in the day...
Tbh, it changes nothing. You open the gateway and it's over. Ps3 became a disaster after the same thing was said. Yes Sony did clean it up quite a bit. But things will always be pirated. Also, someone will find workarounds if they want. Tbh of next year's Pokémon game has any Pokémon go nonsense in it, I'll be using it for hacking and emulating. As long as I can play smash and whatnot, I'll gladly keep it offline
Why does this matter when given the fact we already know the switch is just a nivida shield it seems an emulator isnt far off so why bother worrying about hacking.
The Switch in many ways does resemble a NVidia Shield but without first breaking the console where do you think the emulators come from? To gain a fully functional emulator you’d have to know how the system executes the software and what workarounds are being used currently.
My point is there is no need to worry about the big N and their "online" part if you are using an emulator hell most emulators now support online play. I know the hack proceeds the emulator.
Having a hacked, dedicated handheld system is awesome is why. I modded my 3DS and I use it every day. Granted, I still support Nintendo and buy their stuff. It is not TECHNICALLY prosecutable however, to buy a game, rip your own copy of it, and then sell the game. Obviously, laws vary from country to country.
Just buy games and support your hobby’s industry so we continue to get better games and pay people for there hard work
The mitigation game is strong with this one.
just play chess instead
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