NDS 9.0. Want Sky3DS. Sell, or Upgrade?

Discussion in '3DS - Flashcards & Custom Firmwares' started by trexhume, Oct 26, 2015.

  1. trexhume

    trexhume Newbie

    Sep 23, 2015
    Hi all,

    Brought a new NDS on v9.0 a while ago. Have been meaning to buy a Sky3ds for it, since Gateway seems like more effort, but it seems like pre 9.2 are pretty rare these days.

    Is it better to sell and buy a new one, and maybe turn a little bit of coin, rather than just upgrade?

  2. Blue_Mew

    Blue_Mew ded

    Oct 2, 2015
    United Kingdom
    Faraway Island
    Just use a CFW and get a bigger sd card to load your backups then you don't need a sky3DS.
    Margen67 likes this.
  3. Elveman

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    Feb 1, 2015
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    You can install CFW with some shenanigans without even Cubic Ninja. Sky doesn't work with GBA and eShop games, can't launch new games, and overall, CFW is great. Installing CFW is an one-time effort, but you won't regret later that you didn't update your console.
  4. wormdood

    wormdood pirate booty inspector

    Jan 3, 2014
    United States
    behind a parental advisory sticker
    welcome to gbatemp as this is your first post and you created a new topic to ask this question im going to tell you that there is already a place where you are supposed to ask this kink of question 3DS NOOB PARADISE - Ask questions here
    as for an answer
    you dont need a flashcard for 3ds roms you can use a free custom firmware (cfw) instead
    do you mean a new "condition" 3ds? (o3ds) [Tutorial] Installing rxTools Custom Firmware - (Old 3DS and 2DS)
    or a new 3ds (n3ds) [Tutorial] How-to install a CFW on a 9.0-9.2 N3DS without CN/OOT
  5. Ronhero

    Ronhero Too Weird to Live, Too Rare to Die

    Jun 28, 2014
    United States
    Arizona Bay
    At this point save your money and stick to cfw. Sky3ds has recently been semi blocked and there may be a v3 cart in the making and GW is great but not necessarily

    If you don't have one get a ds flash cart and look into auto boot cfw
  6. honyo29

    honyo29 GBAtemp Fan

    Nov 27, 2014
    you can use gw, but if you don't want it, it's totally okay. use cfw.

    you can avoid needing sky, but if you want it, that's totally not okay. use cfw.

    use cfw.
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