Nintendo Restricts Online Services For Hacked Switch Consoles

News // Nintendo Switch // By pets_torrefranca // 22 May 2018

Nintendo Restricts Online Services For Hacked Switch Consoles

Nintendo is beginning to address its current issues for its Nintendo Switch consoles which involve Hacking and installing Homebrew applications. The company's first step is restricting online services for identified hacked consoles which will be getting error code 2124-4007 when accessing online services. Nintendo Everything who first got hold of the information was able to get hold of a screenshot of the error (see image below).

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Nintendo Switch Error Code Screenshot

The development of the Homebrew Launcher for the Nintendo Switch was announced earlier this year at the 34C3 hacking conference in Germany. The developers of the launcher state that it's not their goal to encourage piracy, however Nintendo with this action thinks otherwise thus executing the restrictions. Stay tuned for more gaming news and updates.

Source: Nintendo Everything