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Debug app “TestApplicationLauncher” spotted on a retail Switch console

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11 Responses

  1. dameros

    damn 🙁

  2. lol

    He returned it?? hahah (insert facepalm here)

  3. lonewolfryuu

    Man that was an opportunity missed bigtime

  4. anon-san

    he returned a console that was probably worth at least millions to Nintendo (if it led to hacks) instead of at least attempting to sell it to ‘interested parties’, great thinking, ***

    • Jack Attack

      It’s not worth much more to Nintendo than a letter from the lawyers they have on retainer…

      and no, “But it’s my property!!!11!!!!” line doesn’t work in court or against someone who can simply bury you in legal fees.

  5. Bob

    Makes me want to check my sealed switch now. What a missed opportunity.

  6. Ghost

    A few years back I saw a retail Wii U with a dev sort of software on the game-pad thing. I was about to purchase it from the guy when it belonged to someone else, he was going to unpack another Wii U and swap them out until the lady walked by and asked what is wrong.

  7. TheTechDoc

    The guy could have sold it for more than what he bought it for, used the money to buy another normal switch and help out the modding community immensely, stupid move, he could have made money and got himself a switch.

    Im sure at some point we will figure out how to get to this debug menu, but this could have opened a lot of doors

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