DSi and DSTWO

Discussion in 'Supercard' started by Obsolete, Apr 22, 2012.

  1. Obsolete
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    Hello.

    I'm not sure if this is a stupid question, but I haven't got an answer for it.

    I've ordered my son a Nintendo DSi XL which is coming sometime this week. I've never seen one of these and I'm told they haven't got a cartridge slot. I've been reading up on the DSTWO, but why would I need the cartridge if there is no slot? Couldn't I just download the DSTWO firmware, slap it on a memory stick then bobs your uncle? Or am I mistaken somewhere.

    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks,
    Matt.
     
  2. EyeZ

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    The DSi hasn't a slot 2 like the DSLite has to play GBA games.

    The DSTWO is a good choice of card.
     
  3. Tom Bombadildo

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    I'm sorry? What do you mean by "It doesn't have a cartridge slot"? The DSiXL has a slot-1 for NDS games of course, and the DSTWO has a MicroSD slot to put games and homebrew on. There are no softmods for any DS system, so you can't just put stuff on a memory stick and have it work. You would put the DSTwo firmware on the DSTwo, make sure it works on your DSiXL, and then put Homebrew/ROMs on the MicroSD card and put it in the DSTwo.
     
  4. Obsolete
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    Pretty much answers my question. I was told it only had an SD slot. But thats cleared that one up.
    Thanks a lot!
     
  5. Luigi2012SM64DS

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    the person ment there isn't a slot-2 (gba slot)
     
  6. Rydian

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    If you're asking if you can use the DSTwo's firmware on another cart, no. The DSTwo is different physically and does the special emulation onboard.