[Question]Pre-Downloaded games can be....

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  1. ka_kui
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    Well Monster Hunter X is sheduled to release in japan this 28 of november...but, you already can pay for it an pre-download it, the thing is that you need to wait until release date, to activate...

    Here a picture of a friend console...
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    Well my question is.... is possible to hack this predownload game to activate before release day? In the game text say 16 more days to play it.....maybe some method? Or at least dump the download to a cia?

    Anyone knows something about?

    Thanks ;)
     
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  2. RaMon90

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    Not sure, it doesnt seem to be easy. I'd say no and isnt that illegal playing before? So why you cant wait 2 weeks?
     
  3. ka_kui
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    I can wait, just trying to figure if anyone knows how to do it, or if making a dump can work as a predownload game.

    Just have curiosity about it, because i know another games on other platforms have been hacked from predownload versions...maybe in 3ds can be possible too.
     
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    I'm pretty sure there's no law that says you can't play games before their street date. Heck, I would have been arrested for playing my new PS4 that I won before it was officially out. There probably is something in the EULA/ToS/whatever about it, but that doesn't mean it's illegal.
    I would imagine preloaded games from the eShop are similar to ones from Steam in that they're missing data to allow it to perform, and that data gets sent after the game is officially out. That's just my guess, though. If people have been able to access preloaded games without being connected to the internet, maybe it's possible.
     
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    How about through the hans? Is the game appear on the title selector?
     
  6. MelonGx

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    Nintendo won't send the SEED to your NAND until the release date and time.

    You can try to hack Nintendo to find out the SEED manually, though hacking Nintendo is an offence.
     
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  7. RaMon90

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    Indeed i remember gta v pre download, no one could run it until sony released a patch or something.
    So its up to nintendo.
     
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    I have already tried dumping Fire Emblem if on Jun.1st.
    Our entire team stuck on the lacking of SEED until the release date was coming.
     
  9. justinkb

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    You'll need to either crack the encryption or hack Nintendo. Both probably unfeasible
     
  10. Neptune

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    >illegal playing before

    is actually completely illegal to pirate games. LOL
     
  11. ka_kui
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    and maybe the 95% in this forum give you details step by step on how to hack and do illegal things, we dont need to be cynical about it
     
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    Interested to hear more about this. What was still encrypted with the SEED? The logo region probably not, but any success in accessing ExeFS or other segments?
     
  13. Neptune

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    I was just pointing out the flaw in what someone else said. Saying it's "illegal" to play a game 2 weeks early
     
  14. MelonGx

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    I can't give you any technical information 'cause I'm only a dumper.
     
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