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Game Console Modding Illegal In Japan, Punishable By Prison And Fines

It is illegal to mod game save data and game consoles in Japan. Both are punishable by up to five years in prison and fines up to 5 million yen ($46,000).

According to the official site for Japan’s Association of Copyright for Computer Software, modding game save data and consoles violate the country’s Unfair Competition Prevention Law. This is the Japanese government is expanding regulations to protect game console content and includes adding new data and disturbing the services companies offer.

This was first published by Japanese game sites like Hachima Kikou after peripheral maker Cyber Gadget stopped selling its Save Editor data tool, allowing players to use cheats and patch codes.

Cyber Gadget has since stopped selling the Save Editor on its Japanese site.

The Association of Copyright for Computer Software also mentions that unofficial software codes and keys are also illegal. Specifically, mentioned is offering these on online auctions and making them available for download.

Finally, modding game consoles, as well as games, are included the third provision mentioned by the association.

All were recently included under amendments to Unfair Competition Prevention Law.
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Post by pixel » Tue Jan 08, 2019 6:51 am

lol at the thought of being in prison for hex editing my Pokemon Pearl save game to have an unbeatable Squirtle Squad :olol:

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Post by Big Boss Man » Wed Jan 09, 2019 6:00 am

:lol: Thats just a totally bizarre law. Does this apply If you mod your own console & save data you get put in prison, or just buy things that do it for you?. Because if they locking people up for modding their own stuff :olol:


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It's also coming to PS4 and PC.

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Post by Big Boss Man » Tue Feb 05, 2019 8:50 pm

:olol: Thought they had modded DMX into the actual game at first reading that, would have been even better.

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THQ Nordic acquires award-winning Warhorse Studios, the studio behind Kingdom Come: Deliverance

Nice timing. I bought Kingdom Come: Deliverance last night because it's on special at EB.

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Sick, new burnout.
The English language had deteriorated into a hybrid of hillbilly, valleygirl, inner-city slang and various grunts. Joe was able to understand them, but when he spoke in an ordinary voice he sounded pompous and faggy to them.

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ian wrote:
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Sick, new burnout.
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Cross-buy on PS4 & Vita, which is nice.

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I really liked that game until the last boss. Its one of two games last generation that made me rage quit.

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