DSi US Firmware on JPN DSi

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  1. KennYMcCormick
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    KennYMcCormick Member

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    Hello

    I've bought a Japanese DSi for Christmas last year, and just asking if it will be possible to update the Jpn DSi with the US Firmware ?
    Will it change the japanese language to english ? (That would be nice [​IMG])

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    Thanks [​IMG]
     
  2. Islay

    Islay GBAtemp Fan

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    I think so, but I don't have a dsi to test, you would need to copy it from a us one and if it's like how you flash a processes or a flash cart it could be dangerous because the us firmware could be different, but it would likely change it to English.
     
  3. Chris_Skylock

    Chris_Skylock GBAtemp Advanced Maniac

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    you are thinking too much. If this was possible like the ones in Korean Wii to US Menu, then it's possible if anyone had the efforts to copy the firmware from unit to unit. But Im certain that they have different codings. That's just my hunge, so dont flame me.

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  4. Hedgehogofchaos

    Hedgehogofchaos GBAtemp Regular

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    i dont think Nintendo would make it that simply but seeing the dsi isn't released we will have to wait and see.
     
  5. DeltaBurnt

    DeltaBurnt I'm bored

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    It's probably possible. If Nintendo decides to allow you to download a firmware updater via your computer and run it via your SD card then yes it should work. And if it does work then that means we're one step closer to custom firmware on the DSi!
     
  6. IchigoK2031

    IchigoK2031 Wannabe Shirow Miwa...

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    wouldn't this also mean you could use japanese firmware on a us dsi to enable flashcard support? (if it worx)
     
  7. DeltaBurnt

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    Wow that's actually a really good point...but I think the US's/Euro's/Aus's DSi's base firmware does allow flashcarts. I think that article saying it didn't was just trying to keep people from trying.
     
  8. IchigoK2031

    IchigoK2031 Wannabe Shirow Miwa...

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    I pointed that out just in case, like a backup, its better to have options than be stuck with a dsi and an acekard 2i that won't work with it [​IMG]
     
  9. DeltaBurnt

    DeltaBurnt I'm bored

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    True true.
     
  10. shaunj66

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    I really hope someone finds a way to do this [​IMG] Sick of the Japanese firmware
     
  11. Martiin

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    well;
    now i finally know the saying
    "patience is a virtue"
     
  12. Oli181

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    Indeed i just bought an aussie dsi just for english [​IMG]

    nah i bought it aswell because i thought all the pirating i do i should buy something and if there is some nice DSiware
     
  13. how_do_i_do_that

    how_do_i_do_that Blue Wizard is about to die.

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    I am sick of the japanese firmware too, I can almost understand some japanese games from just looking at it for several months now.
     
  14. DeltaBurnt

    DeltaBurnt I'm bored

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    Well someone might create something that allows you to install a different firmware.

    But it would most likely need to be played as a DSiWare game on your SD card or an nds file on a flash cart.
     
  15. Druid42

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    have anyone updated the Jpn DSi with the US Firmware successfully ? Is it possible?
     
  16. raulpica

    raulpica With your drill, thrust to the sky!

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    Nope, not possible.

    (btw, necrobumping is now allowed when on-topic)