What can nintendo do about "Brazilian method"

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  1. Risingdawn
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    Title sais it all really, only for personal interest.

    What could the future bring, can they even "fix" it, could an update render the method unusable or installed titles, would love some expert predictions/opinions/speculation.

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  2. proflayton123

    proflayton123 Undeclared Shitposter 2.1

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    Think of it like installing .tik files on the 3DS.. i don't think there has been any bans or anything. Same with .cias on 3DS - until then, I doubt it would be any different.
     
  3. duffmmann

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    The fact that the Wii U hasn't been updated in forever is interesting in regard to this subject. you would think that potentially Nintendo could kill the browser exploit we have that gives us access to the Homebrew Launcher which would kill our ability to add more games. Yet I doubt there is much of anything they can do at this point to the titles you have already installed with the Brazilian method. I'm genuinely curious if Nintendo feels compelled to even try and combat Wii U hacking at this point, or if it is so late in the console's lifespan (a console that sadly never had a huge install base mind you) that they might just view it as a lost cause.
     
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    Pretty much missed the 3DS scene, all ignorance on my part I did have ironhax time ago but I never blocked updates
     
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    eShop installs of legitimate games have your console ID encoded into the ticket. Disc tickets have a global console ID that is only used for discs, updates and system files

    It would be very easy for Nintendo to issue a system update that deletes games that are installed with the global console ID, because they should not exist on any system. Even pre-installs are done with your console ID

    Finally, it is also probably easy enough for Nintendo to see that you are using a disc ticket with an eShop install, as they can demonstrably do with Wii Sports Club, so it is also possible you could get banned from online play.

    In conclusion:
    1) Never update your sysnand, your games might get removed and (obviously) exploits could be patched
    2) Go online in games at your own risk
     
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    They keep killing the 3ds browser hack and i think the most recent updates have been brutal from the little I've been reading.
    I would have thought they will definitely try to kill it before the next Zelda at the very least.
     
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    They could fix it with a firmware update by patching the webkit exploit (and by extension the kernel exploit), seeing as the last Wii U's are rolling off the conveyor belt though, chances of that happening are pretty slim.


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    I doubt they will want Zelda sales looking shit in the financials
     
  11. Pecrow

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    If I were them I would do nothing more on the Wii U console. There will be no NEW devs jumping into the Wii U, the ones that are already here probably regret it, and it's in Nintendo's best interest to sell the remaining Wii U consoles they have left, so why no leave the hacks for people to go out and buy a console for the same?
     
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    off topic: Which Linux distro do you use? ;)
     
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    I actually work providing Linux support, so the mayor releases, Oracle Linux, Redhat, Suse, Centos. For personal testing I use Oracle Linux, or Redhat depending what product or usage I am giving it/testing.
     
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    Hence why I'm questioning if Nintendo is even bothering to combat it on the Wii U, the console is barely alive at this point, and it doesn't have a huge install base. Nintendo may just deem it not worth their time and resources to deal with, at least at the moment. Maybe right as Breath of the Wild is to be released they'll feel a need to address it... then again, they probably expect the majority of Zelda sales to come from the Switch as it is at this point, I honestly don't expect a Wii U update before 2017.
     
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    Personally I would think the revenue from ZeldaU sales predictions would be higher than WiiU console sales predictions leading to an update version that Zelda requires.

    Not saying your wrong tho

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    Ninjd lol