does the 3DS XL system Transfer need the latest Firmware ?

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  1. rbasous
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    I wanna do a system transfer from my current 3DS on 4.4 firmware , to a new 3DS Xl I wanna buy

    do i have to update the new XL to the latest 4.4 firmware to do the transfer ?

    I don't wanna lose my R4isdhc compatibility on the new one as well .



    Thank you ,
     
  2. Sheimi

    Sheimi A cute Vixen!

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    I do not think the 3DSXL needs a firmware update to do the System Transfer. So, I think you will be good to go.
     
  3. ut2k4master

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    both system need to be updated to the latest firmware
     
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    Rydian Resident Furvert™

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    The transfer is partially done through Nintendo's network, it's NOT purely 3DS-to-3DS, so yeah it wants to be updated.
     
  5. rbasous
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    Did u guys try it ? or just guessing ? i dont wanna buy the XL if it wont run my R4iSDHC
    and i live in a country when no cards are available
     
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    It needs internet access, that was found out ages ago.
     
  7. rbasous
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    I wasn't asking if it needs internet access ,
    I was asking if nit needs THE LATEST FIRMWARE

    i got the new XL and did the transfer anyway , unfortunately i had to update to the latest firmware to do so and i lost my flashcard access .
     
  8. Clarky

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    if it it needs the internet then when it connects to Nintendo's servers it will try and get you to update
     
  9. RupeeClock

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    I am not sure if it needs the LATEST firmware, but when you get a new 3DS XL with an older firmware on it, you need to update it so that you can perform the transfer to it.

    I think it's likely that both the sending and receiving system need to have the latest firmware though.
     
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  11. Katsumi San

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    In other words you are screwed.
     
  12. Puppy_Washer

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    It forces you to update.
    Sadly if you're the owner of one of the flashcards that have been (likely) blocked permanently by the new firmware, you're gonna have a bad time.
     
  13. rbasous
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    joepassive GBAtemp Regular

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    it forced me to update, thats the reason i bought a DSTWO , i have a non working Acekard 2i now ;\
     
  15. rbasous
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    My R4ISDHC is working again
    the DS games look great on the 3DS XL huge screens
     
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    leepazza Newbie

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    hi there, how did you get your r4isdhc working, my 3ds xl updated to v4.5 and now my r4 card with my ds backup games won't work. help please.
     
  17. bowser

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    This topic is more than 3 months old. What's the website printed on your R4?
     
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    There's no update for your card right now. When they say the new card works, they literally mean a new model.