Nintendo Switch Cheat Device Speeds Up Pokémon Shiny Hunting, And It’s Proving To Be Controversial

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For some Pokémon players, the art of shiny hunting is a special, sacred activity that can be just as enjoyable – if not more so – than playing the base game itself. Some players spend hundreds of hours hatching eggs, soft-resetting their game when encountering special Pokémon, and more, all in the hopes of tracking down a rare, differently-coloured variant of a particular Pokémon for their digital collection.

It’s perhaps understandable, then, that an external device that can completely speed up this process is proving to be quite the talking point. The Switch Up from Collective Minds is a third-party Switch accessory that lets you use your Switch and play some of its biggest games in unusual ways. You can use it to hook up a PlayStation or Xbox controller, for example, or activate a variety of cheats to use in games like Fortnite.

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