Nintendo to release 3DS transfer tool save app

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  1. heartgold
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  2. Fear Zoa

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    Well that sure is nice of them. Although in the long run I can't help but think this will help the piracy/backup scene which is ironic to say the least.
     
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    Exactly my thoughts.
     
  4. jonthedit

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    I'd say it's more of a direct challenge to hackers and devs.

    It's clear that we made no progress on DSi so they probably figured that the 3DS will take the same route. (not including sudoku hax)
     
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    Isn't that.... good :) ?? ......
     
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    It won't, it's relatively easy to backup and share a save file from a physical copy since it uses weak encryption that is easy to break, as long as you have the necessary hardware which I bough for $10. As for eshop titles, the save files use the same encryption as the eshop game titles themselves so not much to do with them atm.
     
  7. Foxi4

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    No progress? You must be joking. Several exploits were found, one of them spawned the iEvo, but I'm pretty sure that WinterMute found more. Twiizers also released DSiHacks, which are worth mentioning because they did not require a flashcart to boot. We don't have a proper DSi hack available not because it's hard to pull off, but because of utter lack of interest of the developers. The advent of the DSTwo and the 3DS rendered the platform obsolete.
     
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    Hopefully this is the first step towards accounts on the eshop..
     
  9. loco365

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    It's all nice, but we still can't get a refund for any digital downloaded-copies. If I can get a refund on my digital copy of NSMB2, and use the transfer app, then I'll consider it.
     
  10. Minox

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    Just going to mention it here, but they could be performing checks on the saves before they are copied to make sure that only valid data gets passed along.
     
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    They'll probably have some sort checking system on there to prevent this, like Minox was saying. I don't think they would make it that easy for people... well, at least, I assume they wouldn't.
     
  12. jalaneme

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    That's madness, it really is.
     
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    Nintendo is trying to lend the pirat0s a helping hand because they can't figure stuff out themselves ? Blasphemy !
     
  14. Prof. 9

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    I can't find any such announcement. Anyone have a proper source?
     
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    It's like they are saying: "try us, we are ready"
     
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    This shouldn't come as an app, it should come with an system update.
     
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    I don't see why people seem to think this will benefit piracy in any way.
     
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    Many PSP exploits come from loading saves.
     
  19. heartgold
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    Japanese mini Nintendo direct.
     
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    ooh, good call, I never would have thought of such a thing, but there certainly will be a market for it. I like how Nintendo is embracing both digital and physical releases, thats how video games should stay if you ask me, because there will always be people that like having a physical copy to hold in their hands to say they own it, as well as for collecting purposes and the booklet art and whatnot. While digital games are just great too as you don't have to go out and buy them or switch cartridges or anything of the like. Its great to have both options.