PSA: be careful with buying used 3DS

Discussion in '3DS - Console, Accessories and Hardware' started by Vipera, May 26, 2017.

  1. Vipera
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    With the new banwaves you might be buying a banned 3DS or one that's flagged to ban in future. Always make sure to ask if it had hacks or not beforehand and make sure to pay with PayPal.
     
  2. PyroclasticMayhem

    PyroclasticMayhem Newbie

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    Are refurbished units from Nintendo at risk?
     
  3. SomecallmeBerto

    SomecallmeBerto The Anti-Hero

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    Of course not...they would never sell such a thing.
     
  4. Kubas_inko

    Kubas_inko "Something funny goes here."

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    Total noob about nintendo console banning here. How does it work? Is it hardware specific?
     
  5. munchy_cool

    munchy_cool GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    yeps ..ask the seller to show he can access friends list as a proof that it's not banned.
     
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  6. Vipera
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    What's worrysome is that I've seen a few people talking about selling it already. I don't even know if that can be reported if we see such a behavior here.
     
  7. DKB

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    Shame for people that play 3DS online. Great for people like me, who couldn't give two shits about online. (cheaper ftw)
     
  8. Vipera
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    It's still bad if they sell it as an used 3ds without mentioning the ban. It can be difficult to claim it wasn't you afterwards, unless Nintendo support can give you the date of the ban (which I doubt).
     
  9. DKB

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    Oh yes, if they don't mention it and sell it for a high price then they can rot in hell. Otherwise..:yay3ds:
     
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