Merging 3DSs

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by perfecteagle, Nov 15, 2013.

  1. perfecteagle
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    I just ordered an Ambassador 3DS on eBay, and want to make sure I merge my two systems correctly.

    My original system I want to preserve the streetpass, games, dlc, save data, and sd content

    The ambassador system I want to preserve the games, dlc, and ambassador status, dont care about streetpass or sd content

    How would I merge these?
     
  2. Jan1tor

    Jan1tor GBAtemp Fan

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    Well then keep your other system. If you transfer the ambassador os it takes over the other system. You can't transfer single files like you can with the dsi. All or nothing.
     
  3. blaisedinsd

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    Purchases will be combined though right?

    I have been thinking of transferring my stuff over from my XL to the 2DS. Mostly because I bought Animal Crossing digitally and I hardly play it and keep the XL with me. I would like to let the kids have that game on the 2DS. I have a few other games, club nintendo downloads of Icarus and Excitebike, Gunman Clive, and Touch of balance. I would lose all those games and streetpass and everthing. My XL would be like factory reset?

    Buying New Leaf digitally seemed like a good idea....always have the game to play here and there with out swapping carts....but man I almost feel like I have to buy the game again now just to let my kids play it. Lame.
     
  4. Snailface

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    Each system is a separate account, period. :(

    Yes, your 3dsxl will be factory reset to nothing and the 2ds will inherit the exact system image (and all games etc.) of the 3dsxl.
     
  5. migles

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    i think only the purchase games\eshop account will be merged, the new nintendo stuff like miis will be replaced by the older one

    it explains in the nintendo manual D:
     
  6. blaisedinsd

    blaisedinsd GBAtemp Maniac

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    Hopefully this is improved over the next year.

    I think I will sit tight and hope for that
     
  7. lambstone

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    Can I transfer stuff from a 6.3 3DS to a 4.5 3DSXL?
     
  8. lambstone

    lambstone No. Nyet. 不. Non. Nein.

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    Can I transfer stuff from a 6.3 3DS to a 4.5 3DSXL?
     
  9. jax604

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    Nope, since both 3DS have to be on latest firmware to do transfer.
     
  10. lambstone

    lambstone No. Nyet. 不. Non. Nein.

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    I thought both 3DS have to have firmware with "system transfer"?
     
  11. bowser

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    You will need to connect both 3DS to the Internet and they will force you to update to the latest firmware. You can't system transfer without an Internet connection.
     
  12. lambstone

    lambstone No. Nyet. 不. Non. Nein.

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    Damn, so there is no point in me getting a 3ds XL with 4.5