Playing .3ds games on Wii U?

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  1. alekakoC
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    Is there a way to play 3DS games on the Wii U? If not, isn't there a way to convert .3ds games to .nds and the convert them to loadiine ready games?
     
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  2. CitizenSnips

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    NO, there is not :mellow: Also no, the DS is very different from the 3DS so you cant just simply convert them to DS, thats like saying you want to convert a PS4 game to Nintendo 64
     
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  3. nero99

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    Why do people ask these questions? Wanna play 3ds games, get a 3ds.
     
  4. Lilith Valentine

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    No, to all of that. It might be in theory possible to make a 3DS emulator on the Wii U, but even then highly unlikely.
    Your best bet for enjoying 3DS games, is to buy a 3DS and hope it's running an exploitable firmware.
     
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    Given the fact that NDS games run poorly on vWii and that 'converting' a 3DS game to a NDS game does mean nothing, I think I should not be wrong if I say that the answer is... NO :P
     
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    You want cheap 3ds games? buy a god damn 2ds, those things are like 70 dollars.
     
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    Since Wii U have 3 cores (2 PPC, 1 ARM) and 3ds is ARM, the 3DS emulator should run on the ARM one to have better performance.

    But ARM --> IOSU

    So wait.
     
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    What? No. Why do people ask these questions? Converting things is way harder than just changing the file extension name.
     
  10. NexoCube

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    Yeah, they don't know that it just work for jpeg --> png lol

    No but seriously, a file like .3ds, .nds have some complex file structure and are not the same between platforms
     
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    In youtube comments somebody was talking about converting .iso to .wbfs and somebody said to just "change the file extension name, it works with everything" :wacko:
     
  12. NexoCube

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    I think we should be afraid, no ?
     
  13. VinLark

    VinLark This machine kills bourgeois sentimentality.

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    You know how we can get an IOSU exploit faster?

    .elf ---> .IOSU
     
  14. Favna

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    Yes. Just change the extensions from .3ds to .nds and it will work by throwing it in the same folder you would throw other wii u games.
     
  15. azoreseuropa

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    You didn't make sense at all. If there is way to play 3DS on the Wii U then 3DS portable wouldn't sell well in the store. You silly. No, never.
     
  16. wolf-snake

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    Mind = Blown
     
  17. ShadowOne333

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    Still, OoT 3D & MM 3D in a Wii U with hi-res models + textures = Closest to OoT & MM HD. xD
     
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    I want MM HD more than I ever wanted TP HD :sleep:
     
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  19. wolf-snake

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    Well in theory it "Could" be posible. Remember when people started to run PSP Games on their PS3s? But we can't be sure until we have IOSU and after some years of research.
     
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  20. ShadowOne333

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    Yeah me too. :/
    Nintendo dropped the ball by not making a OoT and MM HD package for Wii U taking the 3DS remakes as basis.
    I mean just look at Citra running hires for those games. Beauty 101!
     
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