DS-Xtreme FAQ

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    DS-Xtreme FAQ

    Some of your questions answered!







    The DS-X team have just posted a new FAQ regarding their DS-Xtreme flash cart. Some interesting questions some of you may have had are answered, so click 'Comments' to read the rest of them in this topic. Or click the link below to go directly to the FAQ in the DS-X Support Forums.
     
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  3. Orc

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    Nice, I'll have to ready my skateboarding and snowboarding skins. XTREEEEME!
     
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    Sounds to good to be true [​IMG] Hope its not too expensive because it might be my next purchase [​IMG]
     
  5. htoxad

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    I'm very interested. Hopefully they get an 8Gbit cart out soon after this one.
     
  6. Dirtie

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    Excellent, I guess this really is the first of the next generation of DS flash carts. I'll reserve my complete judgement until someone has their hands on one, but it's looking really nice.

    The best bits of that FAQ are:

    "Q: Do I have to use patches and extra software to load files on the NDS?
    A: Nope ;-)"

    and

    "Q: Do I have to flash my DS firmware in order to operate the DS-Xtreme?
    A: NOOO! No firmware hacks or any nasty tricks are required to use the DS-Xtreme. If you change your firmware you loose your warranty!"

    Unlike the DSlink and NEO products it doesn't require any sort of passthrough method whatsoever. If the claims are true, this is deifnitely the first "true" DS flash cart.
     
  7. Heinrisch

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    It will probably be $120+
     
  8. Hypnotoad

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    No question/answer on GBA compatibility. Was that already ruled out?
     
  9. jelbo

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    If this thing supports ScummVM DS with voice I'll definately buy one. I'm also very interested about GBA support.
     
  10. inter4ever

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    I will be waiting for an 8Gbit version and stick with my G6 lite until that time.
    When i get the 8Gbit,in addition to 4Gbit i already have the total will be 12Gbits!!Which equals 1536 Mbytes!And I will have GBA compability too.All of this fitting flushly in my Black DSL. [​IMG]
     
  11. Pikachu025

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    Considering that thing goes into the DS-Slot, I doubt it will be able to play GBA-ROMs.
     
  12. DrKupo

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    I just set aside 130 bucks for this bitch.
     
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    Damn, well guess I don't need one that badly [​IMG]
     
  14. Hypnotoad

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    True, but I bet it was just a handful of years ago that people said:
    "Considering that thing goes into the GBA-Slot, I doubt it will be able to play DS-ROMs"

    I bet one of these companies will be smart enough to figure out how to do it. It's just a matter of time. [​IMG]
     
  15. Dirtie

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    Possibly, but you have to realise the GBA games are read at a faster speed than DS ones, unlike the GBA slot which had more than enough speed for DS games - slowdown was a result of the way the carts were built and the fact all but the G6 used removable media.
     
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    I know that, but can't a guy dream. [​IMG]
     
  17. DeMoN

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    This seems way too good to be true, I can't wait for a review, look for the cons! shaun/thug/whoever's reviewing it.
     
  18. Spikey

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    What about download play to an unflashed DS? If that works perfect then I'm all up for this! [​IMG]
     
  19. jono_

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    ScummVM full compatibility would be sweet, id buy it hands down
     
  20. g.crow

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    is anything known if the loader/os will take space of the 4gbit, and if, how much? or has it its own area for the loader, like g6 has.

    greetings,
    mars