3DS manual updates?

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    retrofan_k GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    Is it possible to manual update a 3DS without using the Wifi?

    I have a 3DS that hasn't been updated for months (year in fact) and the only game played on it was Zelda OOT. I ask, because of the recent "Getaway" flash card and if it requires a later version than I have will I be able to update without updating to the recent one.

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    You shouldn't update. Also, if an update is necessary for the Getaway to work, for sure it'll come along in the Game Card, or even in the Game ROM.
    I think.

    If you still want to update, you could use any gamecard that requires an update (like Mario Kart 7).
     
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    Buy a new game is the only way at the moment but at a guess I would imagine the Gateway flash card requires what firmware the game requires, so if the rom you put on the flash card needs firmware "5.1.0-11" then you need that firmware to play the game. Also I would imagine that the gateway can update to the firmware what on the rom, as it running the game 1:1 as there no way to modifier the rom to not require a update.
     
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    It didn't cross my mind to use a newer game for a specific firmware version. Thanks:)

    Guess we all have to wait and see how this evolves with the Getaway flash card with regards to how firmware versions may effect certain titles, similar to PSP.