Recently, Nintendo had released a major patch fixing major system security flaws which allowed homebrew and piracy to occur through exploits.
The update had caused the entire homebrew and piracy communities to come to a halt, until now.
Twitter user @elmirorac has tweeted out that with the help of @SciresM (a hacker on the Switch hacking scene) that Firmware Version 6.2.0 has been finally cracked:
Here are some SHA256 hashes in celebration 🙂
Master key: 9497E6779F5D840F2BBA1DE4E95BA1D6F21EFC94717D5AE5CA37D7EC5BD37A19
— motezazer (@elmirorac) November 23, 2018
The update was previously said to take a few weeks to hack due to Nintendo’s patch being very major, however now we know that the update has been hacked very quickly.
Looks like Nintendo will have to find another work around to fight off the hacking and piracy scene once again.
We will keep you all posted on Nintendo Switch news and updates so stay tuned!