Is there a way to get one copy of a game on 2 3ds from eshop with out buying to copy's?

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  1. kingwoody
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    I have a 3ds and my brother has one. i use my club nintendo on my 3ds and my brothers 3ds. he bought fire emblem from eshop and I would like to know is there a way I can download the game my brother bought. I know there is the transfer thing you can do bought my brother is still playing the game I just want to know is there a way he can keep a copy on his 3ds and I can keep a copy on my 3ds or do I have to buy a copy?
     
  2. trumpet-205

    trumpet-205 Embrace the darkness within

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    Nope. eShop games are locked onto 1 3DS system at a time.
     
  3. dehry

    dehry GBAtemp Regular

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    And you can only transfer a maximum of 5 times, so don't think you'll just transfer the games whenever one or the other wants to play it. Not to mention that if two 3DS systems have the same game, the duplicates just disappear.
     
  4. Rydian

    Rydian Resident Furvertâ„¢

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    If there was a way, don't you think people would be doing it online too?
     
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    Uh I think that is called stealing. Or piracy. But piracy is stealing so...

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  6. xshinox

    xshinox GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Just buy a copy.
     
  7. Clydefrosch

    Clydefrosch GBAtemp Psycho!

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    sorry to say, but you cant do that.

    i think its still consensus for all consoles that game sharing works only with a retail copy.
     
  8. TheCasketMan

    TheCasketMan Keyblade Apprentice

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    Let him play it on your 3ds with a different save file.
     
  9. Shadow#1

    Shadow#1 Wii & 3DS Softmod Expert

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    no because us elite users r hiding secrets from the n00bs :P
     
  10. Pong20302000

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    -_- who told you...hmmm maybe there's a leak in the secret group
     
  11. DaggerV

    DaggerV Archmagi of the Emerald Moon

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    There is a work around, but you may not want to do it. But basically call in and say your old 3DS is broke, get new download code to reclaim all your games after giving serial number. Then never connect to shop again with old 3DS.