N3ds XL and Sky3ds or 3ds XL and gateway?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by Rohit, Apr 5, 2015.

  1. Rohit
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    Hello I'm new to the forums and I'm wondering if I should get the new 3ds xl and the sky3ds or get the old and cheaper 3ds xl and gateway. I heard it's hard to play games like dungeon hunter 4 without the c stick.
     
  2. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

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    Why not find a 9.0-9.2 console and use n3ds and gw?
     
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    Best combination right here
     
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    Doesn't it need a retail cubic ninja copy? Because I live in India and most of the games aren't available here. I'll be ordering the flash card from nds-card.com
     
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    If your buying a flashcart online then you might as well buy cubic ninja online too
     
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    If I was you I would still find a n3ds with 9.0-9.2 then if you do go with sky run the gw exploit and dump your nand. In the future when you have the money invest in a gw and use sky as the entry point with cubic ninja
     
  7. Rohit
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    I can't find cubic ninja on any online stores in India
     
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    Then do as the above post said.

    Use sky3ds to use gateway
     
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    How would I do that? A total noob here. Never owned a 3ds before :(
     
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    put cubic ninja on sky3ds?
     
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    Well sky replicates a real cart so just load the rom and use that as if it were an actual cart

    I want to mention that to retrieve the 9.0-9.2 original firmware you will need a hard mod but as long as gw eventually supports versions higher than 9.5 you should be able to inject your nand to emunand and it will be fine
     
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    Can I prevent the 3ds from updating the firmware?
     
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    You can block the Nintendo web update sites on your router and delete the update nag if it comes up. The problem would still be if you're playing a game with sky and it requires a higher firmware then you're at you either have to update or not play the game

    Gateway has firmware spoofing so thats not a problem, sky currently works on every system nand out but if you ever want gw you can't update or have to nand flash back if you did a backup of the lower firmware
     
  14. ravihpa

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    Let him at least first get a N3DS on or below v9.2 first. If he can't, then there's no point in discussing anymore. His only option then would be the SKY3DS.
     
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    True but I am just giving options that allow long term payoff
     
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    Get a new 3DS XL no matter what. You can decide on the flashcart based on its firmware.
     
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    I had a sky3ds for my n3DS XL First but selled it and buyed an Gateway!
    Im much happier now :)
     
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    Okay, going this way then.
     
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    Check the sn and do a little shopping around and see if you can get a 9.0-9.2 console first. If all else fails then get whatever you can find and get sky. Imop that push button jukebox would get really old really fast for me
     
  20. ravihpa

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    He's from India, just like me, and Nintendo hasn't officially released the 3DS yet, so no option of going around shops trying to get the perfect version. We only have the option of importing the console ourselves or buy the console someone else imported and sold at a higher price.

    That's why I said, let him get a N3DS first :P
     
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