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New Nintendo Switch 3.0.0 Hack Allows Homebrew Code

We’ve learned that hacker Daeken of Team reswitched has announced that Pegaswitch, their exploit tool for the Nintendo Switch, now supports homebrew code.

The new exploit runs on the system’s 3.0.0 firmware, and it enables usermode code execution.

The team is currently focusing entirely on firmware 3.0.0, which you can now only upgrade to with a physical copy of Pokken Tournament DX. If you’re on firmware 3.0.1 or above, you’ll have to wait until further exploits are discovered.


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6 comments
  1. artemisthemp
    artemisthemp
    November 20, 2017 at 11:49 am

    Isn’t the current version of Switch 4.0?

  2. Kitsune
    Kitsune
    November 20, 2017 at 1:09 pm

    This, pretty sure the idea is that you need Pokken to update 3.0.0 if you’re BELOW it, because updating otherwise gives you a higher firmware.

  3. Justin Williams
    Justin Williams
    November 20, 2017 at 1:33 pm

    That escalated quickly.

  4. MonsterGogo
    MonsterGogo
    November 20, 2017 at 1:51 pm

    Baby steps, let’s go!

  5. Amethyst Eclipse
    Amethyst Eclipse
    November 20, 2017 at 2:16 pm

    Firmware hack for space-time that removes Browser jr. from existence.