Nintendo is smacking these utilizing pirated copies of Pokemon Sun and Moon with the ban hammer.
When Pokemon Sun and Moon leaked in the beginning of the month, many uploaded it on-line which result in many others downloading the sport, according to Siliconera.
Sites reminiscent of recreation group GBATemp have threads that includes cases of customers with early or unlawful copies receiving the error code 002-0102 after they try to get on-line with the sport utilizing their 3DS or go to the eShop. A message stating “This device’s access to online services has been restricted by Nintendo,” can also be acquired.
A consultant for Nintendo confirmed the bans to Kotaku with the next assertion:
“As a result of a number of Nintendo 3DS users using unauthorized versions of several games, and connecting to the official game servers in violation of our terms of service, these users’ Nintendo 3DS systems that stored the unauthorized game code have been banned from Nintendo’s online network effective immediately.”
Don’t play pirated video games, people, and in case you do occur to get a respectable copy early, play it secure and don’t go surfing early.
Pokemon Sun and Moon can be launched in North America on November 18 and Europe on November 23.