Getting rid of 3DS for a 3DSXL nintendo account & data question

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by uberpubert69, Oct 1, 2013.

  1. uberpubert69
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    I'm going to be trading in my 3DS at a local shop for a 3DS XL and was wondering if I need to do that transfer option in the settings to get my games and saves that I've got on my 3ds to the XL? or can I just copy everything onto my SD card? The only thing really bothering me with this whole process is that I want to be able to play homebrew someday on my 3DS and this stuff makes me update my firmware to do the transfer.

    Just at a loss and would like some advice. Thanks!
     
  2. Arras

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    You NEED to do the transfer to get your stuff on the 3DS XL. It's the only way.
     
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    Don't sell the 3DS console first. Do the system transfer otherwise you'll lose the license to play the games on your SD card.
     
  4. uberpubert69
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    Dang... Well alright then I guess.. I want the XL more than homebrew atm lol