The leader of Team Xecuter hacking group, Canadian Nintendo modder Gary Bowser, has agreed to pay Nintendo $10 million in order to settle a recent lawsuit over piracy practices, according to a EuroGamer report.
Nintendo hacker Bowser will pay $10 million to the company
Bowser and his accomplices were arrested in October 2020 and charged with 11 different felonies. In the lawsuit, the company accuses Bowser of infringing on its copyright by creating and selling the console hacks.
According to the lawsuit, Gary Bowser is the person responsible for selling hacking tools for Nintendo devices last 8 years. In 2013, he created a device to break into the Nintendo 3DS console.
Nintendo is very strict on copyright and often files lawsuits against websites that provide illegal downloads of its products.