Can I update my new 3DS XL if I plan to use the gateway flashcard?

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  1. alundra212
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    Or should I keep the firmware it came with?
     
  2. Pedeadstrian

    Pedeadstrian GBAtemp's Official frill-necked lizard.

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    Don't update it. Wait until the card comes out, and then we'll find out if Gateway can survive the latest firmware and any updates that happen soon.
     
  3. how_do_i_do_that

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    You will know if it is save when it gets reviewed by a mod and gets posted. It will be on the gbatemp homepage. Or you can just wait for the screaming and cursing people will do when they get theirs.
     
  4. Rydian

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    Gateway is not out yet, we don't know exactly how it works. Don't do anything for now.
     
  5. Relys

    Relys Master of Computer Science

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    As a rule of thumb, you should never update the firmware on a device if a known exploit is planned being release.
     
  6. Lakerfanalways

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    I have the latest 3DS US firmware and I was told by Gateway 3DS by email that it will work with that version just not to update again til they say so
     
  7. Pedeadstrian

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    Then just be careful to not update again unless the reviewers find evidence that it can survive future updates.
     
  8. xcrimsonstormx

    xcrimsonstormx He called me a Nerd, I called him an Ambulance.

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    Well since Nintendo doesn't know what to patch yet because Gateway hasn't been released then it should be safe to go ahead and update but it's your choice.