Nintendo GameBoy emulator for iOS lets take it offline – update




Nintendo has sent for. A GameBoy emulator for iOS offline With the app, already available for several months, users GameBoy, GameBoy Color and GameBoy Advance games could play on their iOS device without a jailbreak was necessary.

According to TorrentFreak has the U.S. Department of Nintendo finally ensured that the app has been removed. The developer of the app, the 18-year-old Riley Testut, claimed that in February this year, the software was downloaded over one million times. In the app, users had access to games through a built-in library of games and using external ROM sites. The latest version of the app also had Dropbox integration.

GBA4iOS was unique because unlike any other emulator, no jailbreak needed to play. Ancient games Installing the app was possible because the developer an enterprise certificate from Apple used to spread outside the App Store to the app. Such a certificate is normally reserved for large companies that want to distribute apps internally, but the developer of the app would be a GameBoy have won. Using a loophole

The site of GBA4iOS has been taken offline at the request of Nintendo America by Github, where the source code of the app was hosted. Github responded to the request of Nintendo of America, which had to be. “Infringing” content is removed as soon as possible all

Update, 13:34: This article was suggested that the emulator in the App Store was, but that was incorrect. This product has been adjusted accordingly.

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