Skip to main content
  1. Tech
  2. Games
  3. Consoles

PokeBank fails at stopping hacked Pokemon

See also

The PokeBank and PokeTransporter apps, released on Wednesday, can't stop all hacked Pokemon from getting to "Pokemon X and Y," Examiner has confirmed.

Tests with apps such as PokeCreator and PokeGen have confirmed that Pokemon such as Celebi and Diagla will make it through the apps if they are created with "legal" specs, moves and abilities, but others the likes of Mew, Darkrai and Deoxys will not.

These revelations come after the apps were delayed a month for clogging up the Nintendo eShop server and over rumored security concerns.

Have you used apps such as PokeCreator or PokeGen to send Pokemon to X & Y? Did it work?

What do you think of hacked Pokemon in the game? Tell us in the comment section below.

For all of our latest exclusives, previews, reviews and features, follow us on Twitter and like us on Facebook. Game On.

Advertisement

Don't Miss

  • The Crew
    'The Crew' exclusive: New details on racing types, open-world, seamlessness and more
    Games Exclusive
  • Amazon Prime
    Find out how you can share your Amazon Prime membership benefits with others
    Video
    Tech Tips
  • DayZ
    How 'DayZ' may be in trouble from Sony's newly announced 'H1Z1'
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Facial recognition
    See how the FBI's facial recognition database is continuing to grow
    Headlines
  • Upcoming
    These are 2014's biggest PS4, Xbox One and Wii U games
    Camera
    Games Feature
  • Selfie
    A new automated mirror will take selfies and post them to social media for you
    Video
    Tech News

Related Videos:

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about Examiner.com and apply today!