Install retail 3DS .CIA files?

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  1. jdoresky
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    I have a 3DS with 9.2 firmware eagerly awaiting the release of the new gateway update and I was wondering if, with a gateway card, you can install games directly to the emunand homescreen instead of having to switch the "gamecard" with the multirom menu thingy? It just seems so much more convenient to do it that way.
     
  2. DarkKaine

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    Yes
     
  3. piratesephiroth

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    Yes. It's pretty much the best way to use Gateway actually.
     
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    I tried to install mii plaza dlc using bigbluebox menu but when I press A to start installing the cia , a black screen appear telling me the SD card was removed. what should I do?
     
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    Guys, I've just received my Gateway, and I want to use the .cia method, how many GB's do I need on the micro sd and the 3ds' internal sd? The cia's are installed on the 3Ds' SD right? Or should I get a 64gb micro sd? Thanks!
     
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    Not all games will work with the .cia method so you will need a big enough MicroSD to hold the games you want that won't work as .cia, 16GB should be enough I guess but it depends on your use.
    And get the biggest SD card you can find :P
     
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    Thanks a lot! :) I think I'll go with 16 & 64 then :D
     
  8. piratesephiroth

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    Uh? Which game doesn't work as CIA?
     
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    Don't know, I just read that somewhere. Might be BS.