Pet Fish charged its owner’s credit card with a Nintendo Switch

  • Mutekimaru’s YouTube channel is live-streaming with his fish playing games with motion sensors.
  • During a livestream earlier this month, a glitch caused the fish to exit the game.
  • Using motion sensors, the fish were able to make purchases and create a PayPal account.

A YouTuber accidentally documented his betta fish controlling his Nintendo Switch for hours, changing his username, setting up a PayPal account, and even charging a credit card.

Mutekimaru’s YouTube channelwhich is based in Japan, regularly features fish, which are able to control actions through motion sensors that detect their movements on squares corresponding to various buttons on the Nintendo Switch controller.

Although the channel does not reveal why Betta fish are chosen to control toys, they are known to display traits of intelligence, including the ability to suffer from depression.

The game fish won Multiple pokemon games by swimming in their pool. The fish featured on the channel are named Morris, Moo and Ponyo. fourth fish, lala, He died in September.

During a livestream earlier this month of the fish playing Pokémon Violet, the owner pulled away from his screen to take a break. CNN reported. A system glitch resulted in leaving the game and returning to the home screen.

Screenshot of a four-panel live broadcast.  One panel shows a credit card purchase, another panel shows fish swimming in a tank, another panel shows a description of a game of Pokémon, and another panel shows live conversation in Japanese.

Fish is seen completing a credit card purchase for 500 yen

Courtesy of Mutekimaru’s YouTube channel

However, the Nintendo Switch is still dominated by fish. Over the next several hours, the fish changed the owner’s name on his Switch, downloaded a new avatar, created a PayPal account (and emailed the owner about it), and even read a bunch of terms and conditions on Nintendo’s online store.

“Fish reads terms and conditions eagerly. Many of us humans don’t read terms of service, but fish are smarter than we are,” Read the caption in the video summary of the incident.

The fish also added 500 yen, or $4, to Switch’s account, while showing his credit card details to her audience, who had been following along with the fish’s actions during his absence.

“This is the world’s first shocking video of a pet fish being bought with its owner’s credit card,” the video captioned hilariously.

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