Nintendo bans players who already try to cheat in Splatoon 3 before its official release. This is according to a tweet from major Nintendo dataminer OatmealDome who said that Nintendo is issuing bans to those who have modified the game. They also mentioned the possibility of a total ban on Nintendo Switch Online, which is a subscription for the console.
There was a particular patch that was shared around the corner so you could get into the test range early. Sounds like the most popular ban reason. But since it was possible to detect these fixes by Splatoon 2, we are completely unaware of them. I don’t know why people thought it was OK to try.
OatmealDome (@OatmealDome) August 26, 2022
OatmealDome says Splatoon 3 has anti-cheat in place. Nintendo is starting to turn off the consoles (by total bans imposed by NSO) to players who have modified the game. I will not detail how this works at all, because anti-cheating relies on security by obscurity.
They added that a particular patch was shared which allowed players to enter earlier. According to them, this is the most popular reason for the ban. Given that Splatoon 2 detected these fixes as well, it’s absolutely no surprise. I don’t know why people thought it was OK to try.
Nintendo introduced an anti-cheat system in Splatoon 2 in 2018, so it’s no surprise there was another Splatoon 3 system. banished them accordingly. The same system is probably good when the software is available.
Splatoon 3 is the new release September 9 on Switch, but a limited-time demo could be played to celebrate the Splatfest World Championship on August 27. Players can get a taste of three-way Splatfests and explore Splatsville freely. Players can customize their characters, the appearance of their Abyss, and player banners. On top of that, they could also choose sides in the Splatfest Rock vs Paper vs.