Play JAP Game on USA Console

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  1. codedfox
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    Hello everyone,
    I have a difficult situation. I'm prepared to hear "No, it's not possible" but I figured I'd double check and exhaust all of my options.

    So here it goes.
    I just received a copy of LoZ MM (Jap) in the mail. The sender didn't realise that the game was Japanese. I have a USA console and I want to play it, of course.
    I would normally jump on regionthree, but it's disabled on my firmware (9.5.0-23U)
    My console got updated when a friend borrowed it (ouch..)

    I have a sky3ds. I know it's not the best but is there any way I can downgrade the firmware, or somehow break the region lock?

    I wanna play MM.

    Thanks for all help/replies in advance.
     
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    Do you have a N3DS?
     
  3. Adeka

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    Not possible with sky. You need a nand backup. You need to enter gateway menu to backup your nand which i'm assuming you didn't do before.
     
  4. codedfox
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    No gateway, so not a chance.

    I'm high up a creek in a boat without a paddle, it seems. It is morally OK to me to download the USA ROM :^) which I might resort to.
     
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    Old 3DS
     
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    Call buyer and get your money then ***** slap your friend
     
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    Brb getting pimp hand ready :)
     
  8. Adeka

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    You don't need gateway to do a downgrade. You just needed to backup your nand in the gateway menu.
     
  9. codedfox
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    If only I would have known...
     
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    I literally laughed out loud when I read that!!