Could FBI/other CIA installers theoretically bypass the 300 game limit?

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  1. tan-tan
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    tan-tan GBAtemp Regular

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    The limit for installed titles on the 3DS is 300. After that the eshop no longer allows you to download new games. This is despite the fact that with folders you could potentially store thousands of titles. Is it even remotely possible to break this limit with CFW or will it never happen?
     
  2. Woody8275

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    why would anyone want to install more than 300 games
     
  3. bitjacker

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    why not just use another sd card? new id?
     
  4. Filo97

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    someone who have a 128gb sd card?

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    new emuand... new ssave files... just no.
     
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    Even with a 128GB it's pretty unlikely you will be able to install 300 3DS games. Now if you installed a ton of VC maybe.
     
  6. squee666

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    Pretty sure 128gb will not hold 300+ games

    my 64gb has about 9gb free with 50 games
     
  7. Filo97

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    including every existing homebrew on the earth

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    depends on what games you have installed.
     
  8. bitjacker

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    why would programmers allocate time to people wanting to hoard data? i say crack the ps4
     
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    well if hes gonna install Purely Virtual Console games he may aswell just go the Emulator route
     
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    Anyone figure out how to bypass this restriction?
     
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    I'm pretty sure making another emunand will work.
     
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    I have a 32db with over 120 games installed so all depends on what games you want to play.
     
  13. drfsupercenter

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    I've hit this limit many times and have to keep removing programs to install new ones :hateit:

    If you have a 64GB or larger it's super easy, a lot of mine are demos too. Not every 3DS game is big, remember that too, even full-featured games are often only a couple hundred MB.


    To answer the OP's question... no, not really. I've tried it. Title Manager and FBI will let you install additional CIA files, but what happens is they basically render some other title(s) unusable until you remove the new ones. They disappear from the home menu completely! (Even though the files are still on the SD)

    It'll require a lot more work and I'm going to make a thread looking for help on the subject.
     
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    arm9hax master race
     
  15. mrissaoussama

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    can you split your sd card and switch partitions on the 3ds so you can have more than 300 titles?