Is there any way to system transfer from new 3ds to 2ds?

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    wurstpistole N3DS B9S

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    Hi, friend of mine bought a 2ds and wants to transfer his new 3ds data. Don't ask me why but he likes the 2ds better. Now he can't transfer because you can't do that from new 3ds to old 3ds (which is what the 2ds counts as). Is there any way for him to get his stuff onto the 2ds? He has all the ambassador games so he doesn't want to lose it naturally.
     
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    No. Plain and simple. In order to do a system transfer, the consoles must be able to connect to the Nintendo server and consoles are hard coded to identify as either a 3DS, 2DS, or N3DS.

    The last option that will take a while is to contact Nintendo by phone, but there is no guarantee that they'll help. Sorry.
     
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    wurstpistole N3DS B9S

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    But there must be a way to get his stuff onto a new console without hacking. That would be quite stupid of Nintendo if that wasn't possible.
     
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    you can't do New 3DS -> Old 3DS/2DS. no way other than hacks and calling Nintendo to move eshop data (good luck with that).
     
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    New 3DS is an actual hardware upgrade, it supports games and features previous models could not.
     
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    The only way is via hacking, sorry. With CFW it is possible to dump movable.sed and secureinfo and use those to transfer everything but that is the only way.
     
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    wurstpistole N3DS B9S

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    That's clear but ambassador gba games are by any means nothing that a 2ds wouldn't run
     
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    I don't mean those. Xenoblade Chronicles 3D is the biggest new 3ds game.
     
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    wurstpistole N3DS B9S

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    I know i know. Still it's quite a limitation to not allow transferring back - I mean, he earned and bought the stuff. It should be possible for him to get it on another device if he wishes to.