Team Xecuter have provided an update on their upcoming hacking device for the Nintendo Switch, and they confirmed once again that the device will be “future proof” and work on the latest firmware.
The admin’s statement is as follows:
Please everyone just get along, its not our policy to ban people unless they are being overly rude to others, it does not matter if you VIP member or not, that does not give you right to be rude to new members.
What is welcome in this thread is speculation, you are free to discuss that among yourselfs openly, which there is alot of GBATemp, but there its all speculation, it does not contain any more official info then what is located here and on the front page.
To sum it up, as stated before our mod is ‘future-proof’, i know everyone screaming for ‘more proof’ after nintendo’s big 5.0 release, but Don’t Worry.. Be Happy.. Stay Clam.. Chillout..
There will be solderless and solder version, when the time comes as we get closer to release more info will be released, but due to cloners and e-famers, and other reasons, you will not see much more info posted like pics, etc. until just before pre-orders start, and we have not finalized a release date yet either, so don’t whine about that either.
All I can say is things are moving smoothly, the prototype boards are in hands of our skilled development team, and they are busy putting the final touches to give you a complete nice solution for modding, improving and enjoying your Nintendo Switch to the fullest the hardware can take you!
Team Xecuter had announced their hacking device would be available in Spring 2018, so people are getting a bit impatient about the lack of official update. It’s obvious from the statement above that Team Xecuter are busy making sure their device won’t be easily reverse-engineered by the competition as soon as it’s available on the market.
Multiple hacking teams have a “full hack” of the Nintendo Switch
This upcoming device release is in the context of multiple Nintendo Switch hacking teams that have announced they have full control over the Nintendo Switch (namely, Fail0verflow and Reswitched), through flaws in the Tegra Chip that Nintendo can allegedly not patch without a hardware revision.
Switch firmware 5.0.0 apparently introduced support for a new chip, which could indicate that Nintendo will soon introduce new hardware in an attempt to fight these upcoming hacks. Because of this, some hackers have recommended that now might be the right time to stockpile on the console. (Available here on Amazon at the time of this writing).