Question Is it safe to play online with the hbmenu on my switch?

Discussion in 'Switch - Emulation, Homebrew & Software Projects' started by mikechris33, Sep 23, 2018.

  1. mikechris33
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    So I modded my switch today and i've only used it for snes games but is it safe to play games that I own like MK8DX or Splatoon 2 online?
     
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    I see a ban in your future. Do not ever go online in CFW, ever. The telemetry and log files are the only things that could potentially flag me for a ban, because I never take my CFW online. I play Splatoon 2 online in OFW HorizonOS. When I switch to CFW, I first enter airplane mode with bluetooth enabled, and shut down. That way I can play all the homebrew and pirated games I want offline. But I only ever play AND UPDATE my games in OFW, and only update the games I actually own in OFW. Always update pirated games with NSP updates. So far, no ban yet since late June when I got my SX Pro.
     
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    Same. I am holding out for smash ultimate. Can't get banned yet boi!
     
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    What if I remove the hbmenu by restarting my console?
     
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    Won't remove everything from your console such as bogus error logs. And removing error logs can also flag you for a ban. Either accept the ban or buy a second Switch.
     
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