Newest GameStop Shipments Are 3.0.1 Consoles!

Discussion in 'Switch - Hacking & Homebrew' started by x0b3chn, Oct 4, 2017.

  1. Dinzy

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    Interesting. I can think of a few scenarios that might be at play here. I assume that the increase is just a slight statistically relevant bump. It could be that more copies of MP heavy games sell after people pirate and enjoy the SP campaign. I.e. the demo effect. Or it could be a general statistical trend where piracy increases the amount of gaming occurring and that pirates either induce sales in others or eventually cave in and start buying games when they are gainfully employed adults.
     


  2. Frysenberg

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    It could simply be that piracy exposes people to games they normally wouldn't look twice at. I wouldn't buy a game without knowing if I like it. Piracy allows that, and if I find the game is worth the price I'd buy it.

    I'm not the only person who got burned by taking a gamble on something I thought was good. I'm looking at you, SimCity 2013.
     
  3. Subtle Demise

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    Looks like this homebrew thing was dead before it even began.
     
  4. _______

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    Most consoles you can find in Japan are now 3.0.0 or 3.0.1 at least since 2 weeks ago.

    Just purchased another Splatoon 2 bundle and its 3.0.0.
     
  5. ehnoah

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    We just dont have a ROP and for Backups we not have ARM, so yeah. Even if the stuff is out, mostly useless the next couple of months.

    Ordered one in German Amazon, lets see.
     
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  6. alepman90

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    The reason why GS update their stock in case of potential hack cos they get cents from selling new consoles, most of their profit comes
    from selling used games and recycled consoles
     
  7. yardie

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    How so? Lol
    Looks alive and well to me
     
  8. HotShotAzn

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    Some good points here. I downloaded Fallout 4 and played it for a few hours. Waited until the price was under $20 and bought a copy. Of course, I don't even touch it any more. But I'm also glad I didn't buy Sims 4 after trying it out. Nowadays, I don't pirate software anymore (see previous posts about viruses).
     
  9. linuxares

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    They aren't updating it manually. It's just some stupid rumor because each console would be 3.0.2 and not 3.0.1 if they did. They just get newly made once that is all.
     
  10. Subtle Demise

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    The exploit was patched before most people even knew about it, and now consoles are coming with the patched firmware from the factory. Not to mention all the people who updated for online play and eshop, with no possibility of downgrade in the foreseeable future.
     
  11. yardie

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    Sucks to be them. It's alive and well for a lot of us
     
  12. Dust2dust

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  13. Jetpacunlimited

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    I can confirm Game stop is NOT selling the latest firmware, I just purchased my spare Nintendo Switch and it came with version 3.0.0 installed.

    I live in Atlanta Georgia if that helps
     
  14. 20degrees

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    ......
     
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  15. sergey3000

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    hooooo nooooo!! I got firmware 2.3.0 from amazon. Now i have a huge dilemma if i should update or not. I was hoping it would be on 3.0.1 firmware as you said.
     
  16. Digital_0xFF

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    You wanna have 3.0.1? Are you sure? :rofl2:
     
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  17. Frysenberg

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    Well, I did say Amazon Canada.
     
  18. Risingdawn

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    The problem with social acceptability bias is that it assumes social values are also divergent when primary social control is no longer a factor, which in most cases does not seem to be so easily proved. It is almost impossible to prove a bias towards norms that is false and so social acceptability bias should really be seen as theorising and not factual.

    I'm not sure I agree of course and I don't doubt that people will portray an image to conform with social norms however fundamentalists will always see piracy as a positive consumerist tool and not a negative. Marxism ofc would tell us all to wake the fuck up and stop playing video games all together because pirated or not all we're doing is enabling the evils of capitalism but fuck Marx I want my hax lol.