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Nintendo wins lawsuit against pirated game site: It will get $2.1 million | Technique

well known is that nintendo She is usually very jealous when it comes to her perks. This was demonstrated in 2019 when he did not hesitate to sue the site RomUniverse, which provided free downloads of many pirate games from Great N.

Two years into the court’s procedure, US District Judge Consuelo Marshall finally agrees with Nintendo, ruling Matthew StrowmanPage Manager for Payment $2.1 million when signing. If we take it into Chilean money, it will be approximately 1,530 million pesos.

According to international media such as KotakuThis figure is in any case well below the $15 million that the Japanese company is asking for. Despite this, since then nintendo They considered this fine sufficient.

Specifically, RomUniverse is sold out rum For Nintendo Switch. But not only because premium subscriptions at a higher value have been offered. After Nintendo made the lawsuit effective, the site shut down in 2020.

Strowman argued that the platform was not infringed No law, which also ensures that he has never uploaded illegal material to the site.

It is worth noting that in 2013, Nintendo actually initiated legal action against a US website that also sold pirated versions of its video game consoles as well as a device for their use.

The case against HackYourConsole.com (“Pirates Your Console”) It started in Florida, the state where the website was located.

“The site openly promotes and sells pirated Nintendo video games and devices that allow console security systems to be bypassed Nintendo DS s Wei‘, referring to the company at the time.

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“The HackYourConsole.com operator has developed an economic model based on selling unauthorized copies of video games and duplicating devices,” he added.