new o3ds xl firmware

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  1. ianuk2005
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    I'm buying a new o3ds xl. Does anyone know what firmware it would be on, is it likely to be 10.5 or lower?
     


  2. astronautlevel

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    That Nightly Site™
    >New o3ds xl

    It'll definitely be on 10.5 or lower.
     
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    Thanks, hopefully I wont brick this one :D
     
  4. TheKawaiiDesu

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    IIRC any O3DS has a FW of 8.1 or less. If you're talking about 2DS, then the latest models have 9.9/ 10.5.
    On the latest N3DSes, the FW is 10.3.
     
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    No 3ds whatsoever ships with 10.3 even. Most are still on 9.9.
     
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    As long as its below 10.6 it's just as simple and requires no extra hardware to install CFW though right?
     
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    Yep. As long as it's under 10.6 you can downgrade to 9.2 using browser/menuhax. 10.6 - 10.7 you can still downgrade and install CFW but you need Cubic Ninja or OOT3DS+powersaves.
     
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    Yeah, you still can use browserhax/menuhax on 10.5
     
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    Thanks just don't want to end up buying a new one then having to fork out for OOT+powersaves
     
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    Aren't the consoles from the Fire Emblem bundle on 10.3?
     
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    Sorry, no non-special edition consoles are even on 10.3 yet :P
     
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    Yes, my FE 3ds came with 10.3 firmware.
     
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    i don't think i've ever seen an old 3ds above 8.1 even lower is possible they've all been sitting on shelves for so long.
    new 3ds and some 2ds's can be up to 10.3

    EDIT: i have a question why are you buying a new o3ds i haven't seen them for less than $159 and with new 3ds's $175 right now they're certainly worth the $16 price difference.
    the only reason to get a o3ds is if you're buying one for dirt cheap
     
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    My mario and luigi dream team 3ds came in 10.3 it does depend on the model. I doubt that thereare any higher than 10.4 though
     
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    Are you sure your 3DS wasn't used? When MLDTB came out, I'm not even sure the 7.x update was out.
     
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    It was new but it could be possible that it came out of the factory later on or a newer revision
     
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    O3DS XL - £99 + nes remix + charger
    n3DS XL - £140

    Apart from being able to play a couple games there's no difference?
     
  18. uribemaster

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    Well now, new 3ds can play snes virtual console and o3ds cannot. It alo has minor improvements on a few gams
     
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  19. TheKawaiiDesu

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    If you're planning to use Emulators and homebrews, and like improved (loading times) stability™ take the N3DS. If you don't care, you can take the O3DS XL.
     
  20. jefffisher

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    the mario and luigi dream team 3ds came out in 2013 on fw6.2 it was a year of luigi holiday season exclusive.
    not only that but nintendo stopped manufacturing o3ds when they started the n3ds, if you find an o3ds anywhere with even a 9.0 firmware on it it's been used.
     
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