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Nintendo account breach affected almost twice as many people as previously thought

Back in April, Nintendo admitted up to 160,000 user accounts had been accessed by unauthorised means – with linked payment methods used in some cases to make purchases.

Today, Nintendo has said it believes an additional 140,000 people were affected, for a total of 300,000.

In an update to its Japanese support site, Nintendo said it had reset the Nintendo Network ID (NNID) and Nintendo account passwords for these users, and contacted those affected.

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