N3DS Content transfer without format?

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by ThomasJB, Feb 11, 2015.

  1. ThomasJB
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    ThomasJB Newbie

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    So I have the MajorasMask 3DS preordered and also planning to pick up a regular N3DS on friday.

    I'd like to transfer the preinstalled Majoras Mask Game over to my other 3DS but also keep it on the XL one.
    How would I go forward to do so?

    Things that I thought about:

    -on a pc, simply copy items from one sd card to the other
    -Transfer files via 3ds, but then loose the content on one (right?)

    Also, If at some point, I'd want to resell the Majoras Mask 3DS, would I be able to reset to factory settings and have the copy of Majoras Mask in place? (Since it came with the system?)

    Thanks for any help!
    T
     
  2. ShadowOne333

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    As far as I know, after the transfer you will be left with no info on the original 3DS.
    The only thing I can think about to still keep all your things in both 3DS', is to make the transfer, and then make a NAND restore in the original 3DS AFTER the transfer.

    I did the same thing with my Wii after the Wii U transfer and recovered all my WiiWare games and other stuff.
    If you have a Gateway or other means to do a NAND backup/restore, go for it.