The leader of a prolific Nintendo Switch hacking group referred to as Team Xecuter has been sued by Nintendo, Polygon has reported. Aptly named, Gary Bowser was arrested final yr together with Max Louarn and was charged with 11 felony counts for making and promoting hacks and allegedly violating copyright, however now Nintendo is aiming for damages to be paid. The lawsuit that was filed on Friday might see Bowser and the corporate in query pay a substantial quantity of money ought to the lawsuit achieve success. Team Xecuter is anticipated to shell out $150,000 for every copyright infringement and $2,500 for every gadget that’s been offered.

Nintendo has outlined that Team Xecuter has been in operation from a minimum of 2013 with the for-profit hacking firm promoting kits that exploited the 3DS {hardware}.