Gateway 3DS "Firmware spoofing" and "multi-region"

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by er745, Aug 11, 2013.

  1. er745
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    The Gateway 3DS team has released a video showing their card being able to play games from a region different than that of the 3DS console, as well as playing games that normally require the 5.1 firmware on a lower version.

     


  2. ßleck

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    I don't know. Help.
    :toot:
     
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  3. Devin

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    Wow..

    Now lets laugh at everyone that said;

    "They won't make an update."
    "This can't bypass region lock."
    "They'll get the money, and drop support."

    :lol:
     
  4. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Right? :P I'm actually surprised this happened so fast. TERRY'S WONDERLAND HERE I COME!

    BortzANATOR I think you may be interested in this. :3
     
  5. CollosalPokemon

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    Colour me impressed. I didn't actually say it, but I didn't think they'd crack firmware updates or the region lock (or I don't think I did; I forgot).
     
  6. TheCasketMan

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    Do you still need an SD card for each game?
     
  7. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Yep, still the same as far as that goes.
     
  8. ßleck

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    Yup.
     
  9. Devin

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    I asked to get into the private beta. :P Their progress is stunning. Now I'm sure if they figured out how to put multiple roms on a single micro sd card, and get it to work on the latest firmware there'd be no complaints.
     
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    OP, please fix your font colours.
    It's annoying to read on the darktheme.

    OT.
    Sweet.
    GW3DS is getting better and better it seems.
     
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  11. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    It really is, I'm surprised greatly at their progress thus far. And yeah, if they fixed the firmware that'd be fantastic. I'm sure you may have remembered the DSi Evolution from Cyclo or that random DSTwo competitor the EX4i. Those were just so disappointing. :(

    What I do love to see though is that a lot of you guys were like GATEWAY NOT GONNA WORK FUCK THEM or NO REGION FREE NOT INTERESTED. Funny how the tables have turned.
     
  12. opal

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    Do you think there is a chance for 5.1 FW anytime soon?
    I don't know if I shoud wait or just buy second 3DS with 4.5 FW :(
     
  13. Ryukouki

    Ryukouki See you later, guys.

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    Mario and Luigi Dream team is 5.1. And they're playing it.
     
  14. mercluke

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    Niiiice. Now they just need to deliver on that rom-choosing menu and I'm set
    (Not really, I'm content with the feature set as it is :P)
     
  15. Ryukouki

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    Judging by how they're making updates at a rapid pace, I would think that a working UI isn't far off. :)
     
  16. opal

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    My 3DS has 5.1 FW :(
    I think spoofing FW doesn't mean that 5.1 FW is actually hackable.
     
  17. krzz

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    that's FUCKING AWESOME MAN :lol:
     
  18. ßleck

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    I don't know. Help.
    Why the sad face?

    Edit: Yes it does
     
  19. Armadillo

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    Region free :O, fine, you have my money.
     
  20. Chaossaturn

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    This is awesome, hopefully there work on a muti-rom loading UI, then it a perfeat flashcard + I hope pokemon works on it. Still worried that if I buy one, a free solution will be available and it will become a paper weight (just like the dongle's for ps3).

    Also I wonder if this will make nintendo make the 3ds finally region free with a firmware update.

    Also I can download any region roms now :)