3DS Gateway firmware question

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by ahbba, Apr 29, 2014.

  1. ahbba
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    ahbba Advanced Member

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    It says that gateway only works on 3ds with firmware below up to or below 4.5.0. What if I have a 3ds with firmware 4.5.0-10U? Will this work with gateway? I know it's a noob question but I just wanted to make sure before I buy a 3ds.
     
  2. Yepi69

    Yepi69 Jill-sandwiched

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    Yes it will.
     
  3. bostonBC

    bostonBC GBAtemp Maniac

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    Don't update it further or you will lose the ability to use the Gateway.
     
  4. IronClouds

    IronClouds GBAtemp's Pok├ębro

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    the "-10U" part indicates the version of eShop that runs on that firmware, and the region of that 3DS (U = US). the eShop version is not used to determine Gateway compatibility, which is why you're good to get a 4.5.0-10U 3DS.

    :)
     
  5. Arras

    Arras GBAtemp Guru

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    The last number doesn't really matter for compatibility with anything. "higher than 4.5" refers to 5.X+.
     
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