New to 3ds, need your urgent help...

Discussion in '3DS - Games & Content' started by WLEXT, Jan 26, 2017.

  1. WLEXT
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    WLEXT Newbie

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    Hi,

    My nephew just bought a 3ds that appears to be a PAL version, because i cannot see US in country selection, the thing is that he also wanted Pokemon sun but the shop didn't have it so the shop gave him 2x $20 nintendo eshop cards and told him to buy it from the store.

    He brought me his 3ds to do this for him but after reading a bit, it seems that's not possible right? since eshop are region locked, those US cards are a waste?

    Just want to make sure before we go back to the shop lol

    Any help? Thanks.
     
  2. mario-lucis-caelum

    mario-lucis-caelum GBAtemp Fan

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    never heard of a pal version of 3ds

    go to system settings > check your firmware version in the lower right hand corner of the top screen.

    if it has a u in the end it's us region
     
  3. munchy_cool

    munchy_cool GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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  4. WLEXT
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    WLEXT Newbie

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    Thanks guys, it is indeed European 9.9.0-E26E
    What do you guys think? It seems an old firmware, should we return it for a US version?
     
  5. Hyoretsu

    Hyoretsu Itosugi Masahiro's Loyal Reader

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    Certainly. Mexico's U, not E. As for the old firmware, that doesn't really matter.