Is buying a gateway 3ds worth it?

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  1. Nintendo Fanboy
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    In Los Santos, GTA: San Andreas.
    I know there's stuff like rxtools, which is awesome.
    But, I like how gateway can load roms, and not just cias, cheat support, and 100% support for all games.
    Should I buy a gateway? Or should I wait for RXTools to support more features?
    I'm mostly interested in the cheat system.
     
  2. sora10pls

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    If you're looking for cheats there's always NTR CFW and its cheat plug-in. As far as I'm aware there are more cheats with NTR than there are with Gateway, but somebody can correct me on that if I'm wrong. :)

    As for ROMs, personally, I don't mind using CIAs over .3DS files. The only plus I could see about the Gateway (mind you, I own one) is that it's easier to get set up, and if you already have CFW, it's a way to have extra space for games considering they're run off of the microSD in the flashcard.

    It's basically all up to personal preference in the end though!
     
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    id buy the gateway :)
     
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    In Los Santos, GTA: San Andreas.
    Alright, so, is it possible to convert existing cheats from gateway to ntr?
    How would I set up NTR CFW for O3ds on 9.2?
     
  5. artur3004

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    I think the price too damn high, but I understand it, most of the development is going to be for the launcher. But mostly they just use another peoples work and discovery. (memchunkhax for 9.2 sysnand, leaked keys for +9.6 etc.)
    But I still like the gw 3ds - extra storage space for games, just copy n go, no installation, copy launcher to sd card and you are ready to go and the fancy ingame menu.
    Fore some people may worthy, for others not
     
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    I think you're underestimating how much cfw has progressed.

    To answer the question, no, it isn't even close to worth it these days.
     
  7. Nintendo Fanboy
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    Then they should announce that they wont add support anymore on their website. :P
     
  8. shanefromoz

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    Gateway are awesome. You will not be disappointed.
     
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    I use RXTOOLS mainly but I recently bought a gateway because the installation is easy if I knew how to I'd set up ntr but I'm too much of a dummy...BTW I'm not disappointed at all with my gateway I love it
     
  10. Lacius

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    You can accomplish most of what Gateway offers with CFW. I have a Gateway and rarely use it.
     
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    MSET Exploit.
     
  12. artur3004

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    ....ok most of them:glare:
     
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    Cheats and extra means of storing your games besides your 3DS's SD card. Other than that, CFW just seems like the better option, because it's free.
     
  14. Ronhero

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    I have had a gateway since day one and still use it as a Cia installer for new installs and for extra storage space.

    If it broke I would buy another
     
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    I dual booted mine with rxtools. Best of both worlds
     
  16. nolimits59

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    if you can get gateway for like 40€ / 45$ max, it "worth" it, i had the chance to buy it @ 32€ / 37$ so it was golden,
    it worth it in the a way that it easier to put games, less time consuming, tbh i use both, i install games i know i will play online or games i know i will play a lot, and games that i play more occasionally in the gateway.
    So i'm using menuhax with gateway + RXtools (for GBA VCs) and i recommand it, but only if you find the gateway @ 45$ max.
     
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    All price/money points aside, rxtools devoted for playing gba games and gateway 3ds for everything else. You could even use the same emunand so win win situation.
     
  18. Gingerbread Crumb

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    Waste of money but if you want go ahead they did make it for people who dont want to mess with their systems.