is this a good deal for a 3ds?

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  1. DJPlace
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    i found a 3ds at a pawn shop with 4.3 firmware and two games angry birds and petz. are those games a good idea to start my way to gateway?
     


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    You didn't list a price, but those games likely won't offer you too much gameplay.

    The fact that it's a local pre-4.5 3DS makes it worthwhile if the price is right.
    If you're gonna use Gateway anyway, who cares what games it comes with.
     
  3. DJPlace
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    thought i did add a price. it's a 120 dollars.
     
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    thats a very good price IMO....
     
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    The DS with 4.3 firmware yes but the games you could do better :)
     
  6. lukands

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    Well it's not a XL so not sure that's a good deal?
     
  7. goemon_guy

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    I would buy it.
    It's still $60 off gambling on a lower firmware at a retailer.

    Unless you'd rather have an XL, there's no reason to not do it.
     
  8. kaylejoy

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    That's a decent price, but you could try to haggle a bit. See how much they'd knock off the price if you didn't buy the games (doubt they are even worth $10).
     
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    What condition is it in? $120 might be golden if there isnt any cosmetic damage.
     
  10. LinkmstrYT

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    Firmware 4.3, huh? I would also agree that you should haggle about the price a bit and try to lower it as much as you can. Save more money so that you can probably get a Gateway and use it.
     
  11. DJPlace
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    DJPlace P!ssed OFF Pyscho of GBA!!

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    i'll see if i can have no games for it foo 100 bucks (if it's still there. i need more money atm...)
     
  12. kaylejoy

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    How'd it go?
     
  13. Aly

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    Can any single person please tell me whether all simple 3ds are firmware 4.5 or below , i've been asking this question for a very long time but no one answers me . Anyone reply dude​
     
  14. kaylejoy

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    Most, but not all of them can have firmware that low. You have to look at the serial number to know for sure if the 3ds will have <4.5 firmware.

    link to the wiki that shows the serial numbers and models

    Edit: Simple answer - it's not guaranteed that a regular 3ds will have 4.5 firmware.
     
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    Lucky me, I bought another Ambassador 3DS on eBay. And it was on 4.4.0-10U. :D
     
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    Can you tell me the Highest and the lowest serial number of a simple 3ds which is 4.5 or below?vI am trying to find it but i always end up finding the serial numbers of XL.Any reply will be appreciated.​
     
  17. kaylejoy

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    CW7235xxxx is the highest.

    These are the 3ds models/bundles released in the US that can come with compatible firmware:

    Aqua Blue
    Cosmo Black
    Flame Red
    Pearl Pink (bundled with Nintendogs + Cats)
    Midnight Purple
    Heroes of Ruin
    The Legend of Zelda 25th Anniversary
    Kingdom Hearts 3D: Dream Drop Distance
    Fire Emblem Awakening


    ...but you still have to check the serial to be sure.
     
  18. Aly

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    Okay so the 3ds with or below CW7235 have independent to color or is it the highest serial number to a specific midnight purple color?
     
  19. kaylejoy

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    Any 3ds with a serial number lower than that should work. The list just shows which colors/models were released before the 5.0 update.
     
  20. Aly

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    And the Flame Red and Aqua Blue 3ds are always 4.5 or below?