Buying a New 3DS or is a successor in sight?

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  1. VitaType
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    Hallo,

    I have a NDS Lite and love it, but I'm looking if I should buy a New 3DS or not.
    I'm a bit confused by the fact that the 3DS updated version has a different processor instand of just beeing a slim version of the 3DS (I'm aware that the DSi had mor RAM than the DS, it's strange anyway).
    Is it to excpect that the New 3DS will have a "real" successor in short time or not?
    I have a Vita for these gen, so I'm happy waiting for the new device if it arrived in a year or something like that (+1 year for pricedrop, not a early adopter).

    Also I would like to know if it is most likely that the up-to-date firmware willl get a hack or if these is not likely (have hear it is not hacked yet).

    And i would like to know if it is possible to access the store on the device with a hacked FW (<- yes, I try to google that now, just in case someone is willed to answer this shortly :))

    edit: Is it possible to download my DS games (original) to the New 3DS, somehow?

    thank you in advance,
    VitaType
     
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  2. zoogie

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    The successor comes out March next year. NX.

    If you buy a new 3DS right now, it will most likely have a downgradable firmware for full access.

    >free DS games
    only with flashcard. dsiware is free however.

    btw, this just was annouced for Vita:
    http://yifan.lu/2016/07/28/henkaku-vita-homebrew-for-everyone/
    no piracy
     
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    VitaType GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I thought the NX is the new home console?

    Thank you for the information.

    I only wanted to know if there is a way to play the DS games I buyed on the New 3DS...
     
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    NX is a portable/console hybrid according to reliable sources. It will replace 3ds/wiiU.

    Yes, New3ds will play DS carts. NX almost certainly won't (unless re-bought from NXshop presumably).
     
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  5. VitaType
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    They assume that portable buyers are the very same audience as there console buyers? :blink:
    The Wii U costs twice as the New 3DS... Tough decision...
    I guess there will be no new information on this until March?
    Where can I find the ressources?

    Oh, the cartridges of the DS are supported by New 3DS? I assumed that these are differ from the DS ones :D
     
  6. TheDarkGreninja

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    Dude, youre giving a guy rumors. The NX wont be b/c.
     
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    NO COFFEI!
    They are supported, the slot is especially made with a little piece of plastic that differs 3ds from ds cartridges
     
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    I never said Nx will be backwards compatible. That second paragraph was about New3ds. I was addressing two different parts of the quote.
     
  9. TheDarkGreninja

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    oh, cool.