Extracting streetpass/additonal content data

Discussion in '3DS - ROM Hacking, Translations and Utilities' started by Arkansaw, Jan 3, 2015.

  1. Arkansaw

    Arkansaw GBAtemp Advanced Fan

    Jul 23, 2005
    Trinidad and Tobago
    As we know, some games allow the downloading of additional data via streetpass. Where is such data stored eventually? Does it always become part of save data for the specific game, or is there another storage type for "dlc"? like additional content from eshop etc. Can any of these be extracted? I understand there is savedatafiler, but it seems to deal with save data specifically...
  2. Zidapi

    Zidapi GBAtemp Psycho!

    Dec 1, 2002
    I'm pretty sure Savedatafiler can extract (and I assume decrypt) any extdata as it does save data.

    Updates, dlc, and I assume streetpass data all reside in the extdata folder.

    The game checks the directory that matches its title id and either imports it, or more likely reads it directly from the SD card.
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