Nintendo filed a brand new lawsuit towards one in all Team Xecuter’s leaders Gary Bowser. Team Xecuter is a global pirate group and prison enterprise that sells piracy instruments for revenue. The 41-page doc particulars the historical past of Bowser’s offenses towards Nintendo relationship way back to the Nintendo DS period. Nintendo is looking for equitable aid and damages. [Thank you, Polygon.]

Nintendo claims Team Xecuter’s SX OS is probably the most put in piracy software program on the Nintendo Switch. The firm additional claims SX OS was pre-installed on 89% of hacked Nintendo Switch {hardware} for unlawful sale at one level.

The civil action lawsuit particulars who Team Xecuter and Gary Bowser are, what they do, and what the piracy software program they promote does. The doc supplies in depth proof and historical past of prison operations by the person. In the lawsuit, Nintendo describes Bowser as “one of only a handful of key members of Team Xecuter, running the day-to-day operations of the hacking group.” The doc elaborates on the dimensions of the for-profit operation by detailing distribution channels, resellers, distribution, manufacturing facilities overseas, advertising, and promoting.

To additional assist the corporate’s lawsuit, Nintendo additionally claims Bowser has been a frontrunner in focusing on Nintendo for years. In addition to its present for-profit Nintendo Switch hacks, the corporate asserts that Bowser focused Nintendo through the Nintendo DS, Wii, and Nintendo 3DS eras. Furthermore, Nintendo states the person has a historical past with legislation enforcement concerning hacking. Bowser was charged in Canada in 2008 for his operation involving pirated Nintendo software program and modified {hardware}.

Nintendo has been persevering with its efforts in cracking down on piracy. We reported on current Nintendo lawsuits in May and October 2020 towards Team Xecuter and different people.