Question Why the Nintendo consoles are always the first/only consoles hacked?

Discussion in 'Switch - Exploits, Custom Firmwares & Soft Mods' started by Master-Killua, Jan 7, 2018.

  1. Master-Killua
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    That's the question.
    Ps4 and XOne have years around (1 year released after Wii u) and those consoles are not hacked yet (I mean playing backups and all that things)
    Wii: 2006. Hacked 2008
    Ps3: 2006. Hacked 2010.

    Wii U: 2012. Hacked 2015.
    Ps4: 2013. Not hacked.
    XOne: 2013. Not hacked.

    3DS: 2011. Hacked 2013 (Gateway)
    PsVita: 2012. Hacked 2016

    Switch: 2017. Hacked 2018 (Team Xecuter?)

    The difference is obvious. Nintendo's consoles are always the first being hacked.
    And that's not all.
    Hackers always find a way for hack the Nintendo consoles. You can hack any Nintendo Fw version (3ds: 11.6/last version hacked. wii: 4.3/last version hacked. wii u: 5.5.2/last version...hacked).
    In Sony or MS consoles you need to be in a specific FW version.

    Even Ps4 or XOne, that have more sells than Wii U aren't hacked! Wii U that may have the half of all the Ps4 sells is already hacked! That's nuts!

    And that's my question.

    I'm a big Nintendo fan, but I don't like the "let's hack Nintendo first' idea...
     
  2. alepman90

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    Unlike Nintendo %90 of PS/XB library exist also on PC. Nintendo games are more expensive in 3rd world countries while Sony/MS try to price their games so it match the regions economy.
     
  3. XxShalevElimelechxX

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    Because they love to reuse codes from older stuff.
     
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    They're usually more popular and less secure.

    Also, PS4 has been hacked. XBOX One lets developper run their code freely, leading hacking pointless.
     
  5. guily6669

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    Not to mention almost every xone exclusive is on PC nowadays lol.

    PS4 is still screwed since I have latest FW, I think it will still take a long time until something solid appears on the current latest fw at that point in time (at least released to public) ;)
     
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  6. grossaffe

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    Because people with skill/taste love Nintendo.
     
  7. robingilh

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    Because kids want their free games and cheated pokémons.
     
  8. Jao Chu

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    I do feel sorry for nintendo sometimes, their products always seem to be the most violated for piracy at the conclusion of a console generation.

    Maybe it's time to drop webkit guys......
     
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    Probably the easiest to
     
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  11. Procyon

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    The Switch is more secure than past Nintendo consoles. The past consoles had errors pretty much everywhere. The Switch has fixed a lot of that.

    Anyway, the Team Xecuter stuff hasn't been confirmed yet, as also team fail0verflow did a similar thing. It could very well be very limited/nothing important at all.
     
  12. Nezztor

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    I think you should update the year of the switch to 2017 because they already have code ex on 2017
     
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    They secured up directly afterwards. It's not gonna be a lot that will be possible.
     
  14. tech3475

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    I suspect its a combination of interest and a combination of being relatively easy to hack.

    The Wii would have probably been secure for years were it not for them keeping the SD card key and the common key in RAM when in GC mode.

    All of their consoles may have also been unhacked for years if they included a 'homebrew mode' or at least involved said hackers rather than ringing up their workplace.
     
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  15. tunip3

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    What counts as a hack and original Xbox was hacked before switch
     
  16. Jayro

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    Think about it from this point of view though... Many people who buy Nintendo consoles (including the handhelds) are families with children. I know MANY parents who come to me to "hack their kid's nintendo" so the kids can play free games. This way the parents can install new games occasionally for them as they come out, and aren't being drained of their cash constantly. So having Nintendo consoles get hacked and pwned can be quite convenient and necessary in some circumstances. (I'm pro-piracy by the way)
     
  17. isoboy

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    We want to steal great games.
     
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  18. tunip3

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    And also piracy is on xbkne
     
  19. twede86

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    Remember the GameCube hadn’t been hacked for nearly its entire lifetime.
     
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  20. tunip3

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    Yeah of Xbox got hacked first and xbone got piracy and emus before switch
     
  21. grossaffe

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    Parents aren't the ones creating the exploits. Those are the people you need to look to.