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Internet is full of fake Nintendo Switch emulators: they are a nest of malware

Internet is full of fake Nintendo Switch emulators: they are a nest of malware

Internet is full of fake Nintendo Switch emulators: they are a nest of malware

Beware of the desire to play the Nintendo Switch and the new Zelda, don’t download the first emulator you find through the net.

The Nintendo Switch has been with us for a few weeks and, of course, the main protagonist of the console is the game that has accompanied it on its launch, The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild.

This Zelda is so good that it sells consoles, it’s that simple. Now, the community has also been working to create emulators capable of running the game on computers, but a lot of attention because the objective of some is to rip you off

Fake Nintendo Switch emulators

From Symantec’s blog, its security researchers have published how the growing popularity of the Nintendo Switch is being exploited to offer fake console emulators from the Japanese, which are actually nests of malware and scams.

A emulator It is a program that, as its name suggests, allows you to emulate content from other computers, in this case it is Wii U emulators for PC, so that you can play the latest Zelda on computers without having Nintendo consoles. The internet has been filled with articles, pages and videos explaining this.

The case of YouTube is more striking, since users already go directly to the video platform to search for content to see with their own eyes how emulation is done, how it is installed step by step in a simple way. What they have discovered is that a lot of these videos refer to links and websites that are not really reliable emulatorsThey lead to fraudulent surveys and downloads of infected files and malware.

So there are no such emulators?

Yes, emulators exist, but as we always say, we must pay close attention to the sources from which we download them. Here we talk about CEMateU, The most popular emulator for the Zelda right now that has recently released an update that solves many of the graphic problems.