Is there any reason a person would have to be on a certain firmware to play a game?

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  1. Tomato Hentai
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    Aside from encryption, since we've already found a fix for that, is there really any reason someone would need to be on a specific firmware to play certain games?
     
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    yeah so you can use the eShop and such if you on the latest.

    so you can use mod/hacks/homebrew etc. if you on lower.




    but if you talking about 9.5 new 3ds than yes so you can use Amiibo on 9.5 or higher..
     
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  3. Osga21

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    I think some require you to be on a certain fw to play online or maybe they require an update that requires access to the eshop, which means you have to be on a "recent" firmware. But yeah, online play is the main factor.
     
  4. Clydefrosch

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    yeah, didn't you know old firmwares are riddled with stability issues?
     
  5. Heran Bago

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    I'm on 9.5 emunand with NVer and using eShop.
     
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