Nintendo Continues Piracy Crack Down

Earlier we reported how Nintendo’s 3DS had it’s eyes set on removing piracy from the platform. Well, now it’s the Wii’s turn. In the new 4.3 firmware update, Nintendo removed the Homebrew Channel. Here is what Nintendo’s official website states:

Most Recent Update:

June 21, 2010

Wii Menu 4.3

Unauthorized Modifications
Because unauthorized channels or firmware may impair game play or the Wii console, updating to Wii Menu version 4.3 will check for and automatically remove such unauthorized files. In addition, there are some behind the scenes enhancements that do not affect any prominently-used features or menus but will improve system performance.

Source: nintendo.com