3DS+ and playing online

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by whitecatdisguised, Mar 13, 2016.

  1. whitecatdisguised
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    whitecatdisguised Newbie

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    Hey guys,

    I am currently on version 10.6.0 and was thinking of getting a 3DS+, but I hear that Sky 3DS+ supports only .3ds files.
    I do want to play online also, and the only way would be through CIA files.

    What are the ways that I can play online with Sky 3ds+?

    Or if there are other alternative ways to play online, please let me know.

    Thanks
     
  2. Akira

    Akira I'm not a SHRIMP!!!!

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    Just downgrade, saves you a lot from buying a sky3ds+. But to downgrade, you need cubic ninja or an ocarina of time cartridge(you need another 3ds with access to homebrew to use the latter)
     
  3. Temarile

    Temarile (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ A9LH ✧゚・: *ヽ(◕ヮ◕ヽ)

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    If you buy a Sky3DS you can simulate a Cubic Ninja cartridge and use that to access homebrew -> downgrade -> CFW -> free cia's!

    Since you're on 10.6 your only way is actually Cubic Ninja and Ocarina of Time. The Sky3DS+ is probably cheaper than a Cubic Ninja cartridge nowadays. And for OoThax you either need a Power Saves or an already hacked 3DS.

    You can play online with Sky3DS+ but you need (private) headers.
     
  4. whitecatdisguised
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    Thanks for the reply :)

    If I was to get Sky3DS+ to simulate Cubic Ninja cartridge or would I still require a 2nd 3ds or can I downgrade from there?
    Also would I be losing my data? Like my downloaded content, streetpass etc.

    Thanks!
     
  5. A_Random_Guy

    A_Random_Guy Officially That Dev

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    You don't need another 3DS if you have cubic Ninja
     
  6. Temarile

    Temarile (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ A9LH ✧゚・: *ヽ(◕ヮ◕ヽ)

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    Nope, with Cubic Ninja no 2nd 3DS required. From Cubic Ninja you can go to Homebrew and then downgrade from there. You will not lose your data. You can create an EmuNAND which is an exact copy of your sysNAND so everything is copied and you will lose nothing.
     
  7. whitecatdisguised
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    whitecatdisguised Newbie

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    Any chance you could provide a guide on how to do this?
    I'm kind of new to the whole hacking thing so as many resources would be really helpful!
     
  8. Akira

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    Last edited by Akira, Mar 14, 2016
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  10. Temarile

    Temarile (ノ◕ヮ◕)ノ*:・゚✧ A9LH ✧゚・: *ヽ(◕ヮ◕ヽ)

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    I suggest you follow THIS guide as it is the future of Homebrew and 3DS hacking.
     
  11. JustaRandomCat

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    Be careful on the downgrade! Make sure to follow every step! I tried to downgrade my new3ds 10.6 using Sky3ds+ (with cubic ninja) yesterday and it failed halfway during the downgrade process. now i have a bricked 3ds...
     
  12. Akira

    Akira I'm not a SHRIMP!!!!

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    That's a shame, can't access recovery mode?
     
  13. JustaRandomCat

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    Nope, if i try to access recovery mode it seems as if it tries to access the settings screen for a split second and ends up with a black screen :( The only solution is to hardmod or buy a new one
     
  14. Akira

    Akira I'm not a SHRIMP!!!!

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    Scary, Well better of doing a hardmod. Quite expensive to buy a new one.
     
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  15. gualala

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    If you plan on downgrade, just grab the cheapest pre-owned sky3ds (but be careful with the 10 limit of red button). No point of getting a more expensive + one