So long, Winmart.

Back in 2020, Nintendo took legal action against Le Hoang Minh – a Vietnamese citizen trading on Amazon under the name Winmart – to prevent the sale of RCM Loaders, which use special software to hack the console and permit the running of unlicensed code, as well as pirated games. It has now been confirmed that Nintendo has obtained an injunction against Winmart.

The judgment was handed down by the US District Court for the Western District of Washington on April 15th, and means that Winmart is now prohibited from selling such devices – or similar products designed with the aim of “circumventing the technological security measures for Nintendo’s consoles” – in the US.

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April 20, 2021 at 08:00AM
from Nintendo Life | Latest Updates