First, I want to give information about the 3DS and the cart: - Nintendo 3DS ver. 4.3.0-4E - R4i-SDHC 3DS ver. 1.67b So I'm going to buy the Animal Crossing: New Leaf game, and I wanted to play with my friends online connecting it to Internet. However, if I connect it to Internet, it will most likely update and my R4i 3DS would stop working. I already have some 3DS games, and I had to update the 3DS to play them. With my first two games, nothing happened, the cart was still working, but with a game I bought this January (NSMB2), the cart got blocked, so I updated the cart. And it was working again. What scares me is the chance of getting my cart blocked permanently or maybe even having my 3DS bricked! I have a few questions: - After buying the AA: NL game, will it require updating? Will it be possible to update the cart too and have it working again or it will break permanently? What 3DS version will I get after that? - If I connect the 3DS to Internet, will it update? Will it be possible to update the cart too and have it working again or it will break permanently? What 3DS version will I get after that? - Is there any "patch" or way to make the 3DS not update or making this update not affecting my cart? Please, help me, I'm going to buy this game tomorrow, and thank you a lot!