Possibility Of N3DS games on O3DS?

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  1. kje123
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    Hey all,

    I'm not very knowledgeable when it comes to optimization on 3DS, but is there ever gonna be a possibility of N3DS-only games on O3DS? Perhaps IF (and I mean IF) kernel access becomes possible on Ninjhax 2.1-onwards, would we be able to bypass the "Check" that the 3DS uses to figure out what system it is, and maybe optimize games to run on it? Again, this is just speculation. I'm not saying someone should make it (ALTHOUGH IT WOULD BE REAL COOL HINT HINT), I'm just merely asking if it even IS possible.

    tbh I'm just salty I can't play TBoI:Rebirth on the go (:
     
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  2. william341

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    Not gonna happen. Even if it did it would be like trying to play HL2 on a computer from 1997. It would run at like, 15 fps IF YOUR LUCKY.
     
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  3. The_Meistro

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    I had this same question. But who knows. The gateway team could come up with something
     
  4. lemanuel

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    It's best to forget about that idea.
     
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    Dont listen to lemanuel he's a Debby Downer
     
  6. daxtsu

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    I'll just quote myself from the other Smealum thread:

    Summary: If you could bypass the N3DS checks, it'd probably just crash. If it actually did run, the performance would be abysmal.
     
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  7. RaMon90

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    O3ds + o3ds = new 3ds. I dont think you can run on full speed or even playable fps.
     
  8. Essometer

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    Guys, it's not going to happen. If you want to play N3DS games you need to buy a N3DS.
     
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  9. lemanuel

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    I also only have a O3DS. It's not like I wouldn't like to play N3DS exclusive games (Xenoblade for instance).

    But we just have to be realistic about this...
     
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    Yes...how could it happen?

    No hack in the world is going to magically make an O3DS faster.

    If it did happen, which it won't, the games would run terribly.
     
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    There are more realistic things we can expect of the team, like 10.1 emunand on n3ds. Even a 9.3+ arm9 kernel exploit ia more realistic than this
     
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    The O3DS hardware simply cannot cope with it. Zero chances of it happening.
     
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  13. kje123
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    I'm sorry I don't have an extra $200.
     
  14. julialy

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    Overclocked o3DS? I think it will fry the processor however
     
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    New 3DS specs:
    - ARM11 MPCore 4x @ 268MHz (one reserved for OS)
    - 4x VFPv2 Co-Processor (vector processors, like SPEs in PS3)
    - 256MB FCRAM
    - 10MB VRAM
    - Dedicated Hardware Video Decoder
    - Seemingly no change to the GPU, clock rate and all

    Original 3DS specs:
    - ARM11 MPCore 2x @ 268MHz (one reseved for OS)
    - 2x VFPv2 Co-Processor
    - 128MB FCRAM
    - 6MB VRAM
    - PICA200 GPU @ 268MHz

    So unless someone finds a reality-altering hack that can magically turn your 3DS's dual core processor into a quad core and double the amount of RAM, there is absolutely zero chances of it happening, not even if a way to overclock the o3DS was found.
     
  16. Misledz

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    Asking for this is a pretty long shot. For one here's the breakdown. I doubt the CPU can handle the workload on the O3DS

    New 3DS specs:
    - ARM11 MPCore 4x @ 268MHz (one reserved for OS)
    - 4x VFPv2 Co-Processor (vector processors, like SPEs in PS3)
    - 256MB FCRAM
    - 10MB VRAM
    - Dedicated Hardware Video Decoder
    - Seemingly no change to the GPU, clock rate and all

    For comparison, the old 3DS specs:
    - ARM11 MPCore 2x @ 268MHz (one reseved for OS)
    - 2x VFPv2 Co-Processor
    - 128MB FCRAM
    - 6MB VRAM
    - PICA200 GPU @ 268MHz

    Edit : Ric beat me to it lol
     
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  17. daxtsu

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    It can also clock up to 804Mhz, so the O3DS would need a *massive* overclock to even come close.
     
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  18. Misledz

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    As someone who had a PSP Phat overlocked for long term gaming, I can tell you, that

    1. Your 3DS lifespan will drop down drastically.
    2. Your 3DS battery life drain if you thought it was worse? Try 1.5hrs or 2hrs flat.
    3. Possible overheat with the workload. It doesn't seem that obvious, but it's no different from a smartphone when you play any graphics hungry game longer than 5mins
     
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  19. RaMon90

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    Nint could've done better with the specs, seeing ps vita it has a powerful cpu. Neverthless the new 3ds isnt that bad.
     
  20. ric.

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    Nintendo has always been about less powerful consoles. All of their handhelds have always been severely underpowered compared to their competition, so it really isn't a surprise that the 3DS performs worse than the Vita.
     
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